Writing has often been seen as both a hobby and a business. Many people write diaries and notes in journals and they may do that for many years. Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson are good examples. Another is Eleanor Roosevelt. In fact you may be doing that right now for your own reasons. As for me, I see that kind of writing as a personal hobby.
I started as a hobby writer many years ago at the urging of one of my grade school teachers. Miss Thuss said to me: ” Terry you seem to have trouble expressing yourself when you talk and try to tell us your ideas here in class but when you hand in one of the written assignments I give you to do, you have a way of writing down your ideas that is both interesting and entertaining for me and others to read.” Read More »