Originally Posted by EndlessPurple
not many in the creative/arts fields.
Actually making a living in a creative profession is not actually that simple a thing to do. There's not many making it in creative/arts fields, in general, and the down economy hasn't helped.
I'm still writing fantasy novels. I don't make as much money as I would like, but at least I own my own IP. I used to work for other people, and it was horrid without control of the IP.