Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Writer’s Life and other Screen Writing topics.
Pursuing your art can limit your income—though hopefully only in the early stages. While you need to be responsible and thus perhaps move toward earning money from your art, you also need support from people who “get it” (that you are a talented—let's hope—driven writer). Never let anyone call writing your “hobby”. Gravitate toward people who can be supportive of artists. You will find it helps your art tremendously.