The Day Jobs That Inspired Famous Authors Electric Literature November 26, 2015 Essays4 Comments Take a look at how your favorite authors paid the bills with this infographic from Adzuna. 4 Responses Friday Finds for Writers | ErikaDreifus.com November 27, 2015 […] And here’s a fun infographic on day jobs that inspired famous authors. […] Reply DWL Lit Bites- Nov 27 | Desi Writers' Lounge Blog November 29, 2015 […] Speaking of day jobs, the folks over at Electric Literature made a gorgeous inforgraphic of the day jobs that inspired authors. So if you think your day job is stopping you from writing your masterpiece, […] Reply SherrieMiranda November 29, 2015 I guess it all depends on the job(s) we have, whether it helps our writing. I personally have had a couple hundred jobs (I lost track years ago!) and I can say that every job has offered some tidbit that I can use in my writing. In fact, I used a lot of those tidbits in my debut novel alone. There will be a lot more in the next novel “Crimes & Impunity in New Orleans.” It could be just part of a boss’s personality or something a friend did or said that you can shine up and use in a story or poem, but I honestly believe the more jobs we’ve had, the better writers we will be. I also am hoping that a friend I knew in New Orleans will recognize herself & try to contact me. No one else will recognize her, but if she reads it, she will know it’s her & then know who I am. I really miss that girl! She was a sweetheart! Peace, love & justice for all, Sherrie Sherrie Miranda’s historically based, coming of age, Adventure novel “Secrets & Lies in El Salvador” is about an American girl in war-torn El Salvador: http://tinyurl.com/klxbt4y Her husband made a video for her novel. He wrote the song too: Reply The Inkwell: Volume 1, Issue 1 | The Parchment Girl December 1, 2015 […] The Day Jobs That Inspired Famous Authors – Electric Lit […] Reply Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.