When I was working on my English degree, I had a tug-of-war about what to do with my life. I knew I wanted to write. But had yet to figure out what to write about.
I got grief from everyone around me. “You’ll be a starving artist,” or, “So, you want to be a teacher?” I knew I wanted to write fiction just as a hobby. I didn’t specifically want to be a teacher, at the time. So, I began to doubt myself and changed majors. (more…)