How Can I Be A Writer When I Grow Up?

Q: How can *I* be a writer/author when I grow up? A: Well first, don’t give up!  If you have a dream, pursue it!  Even if someone tells you that you can’t be a writer because you won’t make any money, or the whole family has been doctors and you have to be a doctor too, don’t give up!  Write in your spare time. Buy a journal (or ask for.