Monday, July 22, 2013

What I've been up to...

I feel sort of mischievous, lol.

I made a HUGE decision on Thursday last week which kept me from my lovely blog and all you lovely people.

I mean, I guess it's not HUGE...but huge.

I decided to quit my job as a Quality Assurance Manager.

Yep. Decided it was not right for me. Decided that, in order to be the writer I AM, I needed a change.

I gave my notice today, and I will have my last day August 23th.

I'm so excited for this new journey and you know what? I'm not scared. I'm so happy. A huge weight was just lifted off my shoulders at this decision.

I've read about other writers quitting their jobs. Sometimes, I think the stress zaps our creativity. Sometimes, you just really don't wanna have any other job but writing.

So I made a decision.

I chose writing. I choose to write.

:)


17 comments:

  1. Wow, that's exciting! I bet your writing will really take off. Are you going to be a professional blogger too? (Is your last day the 23rd or the 30th? Feedly and your blog disagree.)

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    1. That's the plan! lol. It will be the 23rd, it was going to be the 30th, but I decided earlier. I'm so ready! I'm writing down all my ideas and preparing to just do what I've always wanted to do!

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  2. That is HUGE huge. Awesome for you! I'll be cheering you on :D

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  3. Very best of luck to you! To be able to "just write" would be amazing!!!

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    1. Thanks Nicole! I know! I'm not sure how long it will last, but I'm embracing it!

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  4. I wish you the best! Tough decision, but if you can manage without the job, I am really happy for you. :D

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    1. Thanks, Steph!! I'm very excited for this new adventure!

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  5. You are awesome!!!! So proud of you!!! You are on your way to manifesting your agent!!! You got this!!! :) xoxo

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  6. Good for you! Quality Assurance Manager...the name doesn't sound like fun. Plus your BFF is no longer there. Clearly it was time for a change :)

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    1. Exactly! LOL. It was fun for a time, but now I'm just ready to write! Thanks J E!

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  7. I did the same thing recently. It does feel like a weight has been lifted. Good luck!

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  8. I'm proud of you Ashley. Sometimes you just have to step out in faith. Taking care of yourself is always the right thing.

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  9. Good for you! It's a huge leap, and it takes time to reorient (speaking from experience), but it's worth it.

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  10. Good for you! following your dreams is what life is all about!

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