Why Part-Time Writing Is the Way to Go

And why full-time writing is overrated

Jason Gutierrez
5 min readAug 5, 2022

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Photo by Brad Neathery on Unsplash

Once upon a time, back in 2016, I quit an engineering job making $130,000 per year to chase my dream of earning big money online, specifically as a writer.

It was an epic failure, one I’ve written about in a little more detail here in this viral Quora answer. Since then, I’ve gotten back into engineering and…

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Jason Gutierrez

Engineer. Papa. Each week, I share short essays and stories on careers, life, and the creative process 🖊: https://parttimewriting.beehiiv.com/subscribe