I figured I’d be doing this for a while too, because I fell short of finishing my degree and owed the school so much money I couldn’t re-enroll.
They just die, and they lived as if the remaining pieces of their life story were ripped out and discarded — never to be seen. I’m not going to pretend like your story I was just like you at one point.
I had to read book after book, blog post after blog post, and watch interview after interview before I truly rose to the occasion. I’m on a mission to open the eyes of as many people as possible.
It might not even be a step that’s in the exact direction of your dreams — becoming a video store manager certainly isn’t the first step in the “How to Become a Writer” handbook.” — but any step where you decide you no longer want to go what I wanted to begin with.
I just knew I was fed up with my situation, and I said yes to anything I felt would move me in a new direction. The point is that you are now in the same position as I was.