One of The Hardest Things About Becoming a Full-Time Writer

He’s probably most well known for selling used tissues for $80.

But standup comic Mekki Leeper once pointed out a huge difficulty of creative writing on a local Iowa news broadcast.

INTERVIEWER: “So starting out, the money is a little thin?”

MEKKI: “You make nothing, nothing, nothing, nothing, and then — suddenly — you’re making an income. There’s no gradual incline.”