The people become happy and famous when they are dedicated to their life-work they have been cut out for.
That is absolutely amazing when a child absorbs all other people opinions, prejudice, and wrong judgments. Then, it becomes hard to make a choice and instead of listening to your heart, you choose what other people think is the best for you. That happens to many young people who are at the crossways while making the right choice and find out a really good career path for themselves.
A career of a writer is very demanding, and the chances you succeed are minor. Notwithstanding that writing may be your passion, it may be difficult to earn a living. That is why some weird jobs as a nurse that John Grisham was occupied with or an entertainment director as Haruki Murakami, bring more money and freedom to provide a family with all the necessary things. Harper Lee worked as reservation clerk and when he had a year off, he wrote a novel and won Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
Today, with a variety of digital tools, you may create a thrilling novel. Some tools will inspire you for writing by suggesting great ideas, the other ones help edit your work or provide with a variety of synonyms that enrich your paper. Such tool as Unplag will hone your writing skills and help create a unique novel by eliminating plagiarized parts. So, why not just to try writing and see how your talent may blossom.
That may come in handy if you are still in search and want to find yourself in life. Anyway, there is no need to worry about it, you may be engaged into whatever you do but still develop in the field you really like and let your passion inspire you and make your every day bright and meaningful!