Chasing your dreams and achieving them is something you shouldn’t be ashamed of doing. Too many cave to other people's opinions and what others want from them instead of sticking by their convictions.
Many people are under the impression that authors write because they want to be famous. This is true in some cases. However, that isn’t always the case. Some do it to supplement their income. Others do it just for the joy of writing. Many do it because they feel they have something to share. For me, the reason I write is personal. Growing up, I was told I could do anything I set my mind to. But each time I made a decision on what kind of career to pursue, someone in my life told me why I shouldn’t. “You can’t go to school for journalism. No daughter of mine…