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  So one of the biggest problems with being a creative person is that the paychecks are not always when you want them. This means having a job to pay the bills while you are working on your bigger projects. Also being that I have a family to feed we just can't do the whole "I can eat instant ramen one more night". So off to get a job I go. 

One of the biggest problems is that I'm very good at what I do. REALLY good. This means I have tons of experience and awards it also means that most companies are afraid to hire me at a lower rate because they fear that I will jump ship the moment someone offers me a decent paycheck (They are not wrong). The other problem is that at my level of expertise there are not many jobs and the few that exist result in a 90 min train ride into Sydney.  This is time away from family and projects. 

So what does one do with this problem when you have a major project coming up? You get a Job at a factory.

That is right I am not doing IT anymore I'm working on a factory building RVs.  

But lets look at this closer 

  • I can walk to work. 
  • The hours are 7 Am to 3:30
  • No Train fees 
  • No weekend shifts 
  • I can be home by 3:45 and start working on Invoke 
  • I can leave my job at the factory 
  • The work is so easy part of my brain is writing stories. 

So that is what I have been doing. New job making is so I can still eat while working on Invoke. This does mean that I'm not going to be spending as much time on Twitter. it also means that I'm going to be a little slow on listening to Podcasts.

 

So Expect more from this space soon. As am spending a Hour or two every day working on Invoke.