It's not really a mystery that many authors didn't just walk out of university and became best-selling millionaires. In between the long hours hunched over their keyboards or typewriters, chiseling away at their stories, they also had to earn a living some other way. A few of them were lucky enough to actually do something related to writing to keep the pot boiling, but others were not quite so fortunate. Octavia Butler famously worked as a potato chip inspector amongst other jobs when she wasn't writing science fiction at two in the morning.
What Are Some Of The Strangest Jobs Authors Had Before Making It Big?
Posted on 31st of July, 2018