For me it's:
3. Neither. Why the fuck is the only option "I am talented" and "seek a mentor"? Gun to my head, I guess Starving.
9. Done plenty of work for free, but nowadays Thriving
11. What "things"? Disciplines? Individual works? I make comics and only comics, but I make a lot of comics.
12. Neither of them are mutually exclusive and both accurately describes my approach to money.
t. pro comic artist