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Saturday, June 13, 2020

I Want to Be a Novelist When I Grow Up

If you're a kid who hopes to become a professional novelist, keep that dream to yourself. No one wants to hear it, especially your parents who want you to grow up and get yourself a regular, good-paying job. No parent in his or her right mind goes around bragging that Johnny is going to be a novelist when he grows up.

1 comment:

  1. And even if you make it, your fame might only be temporary. Vicki Baum won the nobel prize for literature way back. I don't rememember her either.