Writing As A Career Essay

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People always say that artists of any kind are crazy to follow their dreams. The same goes for writers. Everybody always says that the chances you’ll even get published are slim to none. However, it’s novelists like C. S. Lewis, Rick Riordan, Kristin Cashore, and J. K. Rowling that show that it is possible to write as a career. They made it. Why can’t we? Inspirational writers like them keep the business alive and flourishing. According to Nick Morgan, from Forbes magazine, “between 600,000 and 1,000,000 books published every year in the US alone.” People always love to hear stories. Writers are storytellers. They have told stories since the dawn of humanity, even before written language existed. Writers are a necessary part of society. Leslie …show more content…
J. K. Rowling changed the world. The Harry Potter series is still the top selling book series in the world. It has created a whole new lifestyle for some people. The famous sport from her work was made into a real sport, Quidditch, and is a sport beloved by millions, and from that we can see it has impacted millions. She has gotten people very close to me out of anorexia and depression. They have asked to remain anonymous. Along with the idea of changing the world, I have had a giant push by an English teacher.
I, along with others, have been inspired and encouraged by teachers. Rick Riordan was pushed by an English teacher too; “I started writing seriously when I was in eighth grade. I had an English teacher who encouraged me to submit my work for publication.”
One teacher, for me, stands out above the rest. In the sixth grade my language arts and writing teacher, which was just an elaborate way of saying English teacher, Ms. Ritter, pushed me to write more and even gave me ideas. When she read my stories, she told me quite a few great things about them. The one I remember most and still take pride in is that she said I have amazing voice. Since then I have been told the same from two other English teachers and a lot of friends. However, this is where I come across a

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