Start Writing your Bestseller!

It really is never too late, I started in my fifties.

Nicholas C. Rossis

I came across this inspirational infograph by Essaymama on Shannon A. Thompson’s blog. We get to see where our favorite writers started, and how long it took them before they found success in the form of a bestseller.

Some authors started out as young as 13 and others as late as 65. Virginia Woolf started writing at 27 years, but only become popular at 43. Haruki Murakami was a bar manager till 29 years, and Charles Bukovski a postman ’till his 40s. The moral here is clear: it’s never too late to start writing your bestseller. Just don’t give up!

Oh, yeah. And it’s obvious why everyone hates E.L. James 😀

From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's books

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About Jean Reinhardt

Author of 'A Pocket Full of Shells' an Amazon International best seller, Jean writes young adult and historical fiction. She has been known to shed a tear over Little House on the Prairie.
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11 Responses to Start Writing your Bestseller!

  1. Inspiring. Thanks, Jean.

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  2. Thank you so much for sharing, Jean! See? There’s still plenty of time for us 🙂

    Liked by 2 people

  3. It’s not the writing that’s the problem, Jean, it’s the bestseller part.

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  4. Anna says:

    Great advice. That should go for anything you want to do. It is never to late to start 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Ali Isaac says:

    No way! You’re wearing well! I started in my mid 40s, so not far behind you…

    Liked by 1 person

  6. dancingshark says:

    Thanks for the inspiration!

    Liked by 2 people

  7. agenda19892010 says:

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