Well, it takes a long time to become like Margaret
Atwood. It took her many years of hard work and
dedication to become a successful writer. But do we all
want to become like her?
I know that I don’t. I don’t want all of the hassle and
hardship that comes with that kind of life. I mean, don’t
get me wrong. I would LOVE to have over a hundred
books published. I would love to get the royalties for
such publications. However, there are other parts of
that life that I wouldn’t necessarily like.
When you are a POPULAR writer, you are always on
display. You can’t even go to the grocery store without
people saying: DID YOU SEE MARGARET ATWOOD?
SHE BOUGHT A ROASTED CHICKEN AND
TATTERS. To which I would respond: Doesn’t
We tend to sanctify people who are successful. We
don’t expect them to be living in ways that are similar
to all of us. They have the same worries, aspirations and
flaws. Many of them are obsessive about things just as
we are as well. So, there is nothing new there.
So, what makes us so entranced by the Atwood’s of
the world? Well, it may be that we would LOVE to be
successful. And since we aren’t successful, we may
think that such people possess what we don’t. But this
isn’t the case. They have just chosen to hone their skills
in such a way that they could be successful. And we can
But before you do that decide if you really want all of
that notoriety. If you do go for it……because it just
might happen for you!