Paulo Coelho writes about his own experience on how he became a writer. Excellent article for inspiration for those who want to be a writer. He says that you need to follow your dreams even if you are hurt or refused. Take risks and follow your dreams, because, as he says, "When you die, there is a small child within you, who will ask, why didn't you follow me? And you have to explain. Therefore, it is better to take the risk, to be hurt, to go through some nightmare to fulfill your dreams."
Read the full article : http://paulocoelhoblog.com/2012/05/05/dreams-and-nightmares/