From Construction to Teaching: Seven Writers On Their Day Jobs

An interview of 7 writers, looking at how they juggle the chaos of their day jobs with their penmanship. Probably the most surprising, and inspiring, case-study is that of construction worker Bud Smith, nicknamed by his colleagues “Professor”. His life resembling chess boxing, Smith carefully slots in his writing time throughout his day of welding and rigging. “At the end of the day when everybody else is fighting to get out of the parking lot, I write for twenty more minutes. It adds up.” Read full article here

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