Do what you love to be twice as successful

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I have always been creative — spent my summers painting in the mountains, played the clarinet, wrote the most dramatic short stories about anything and everything. When I was in high school, I turned to creative writing to air out my feelings and put my thoughts into words. Yet, when it was time to choose a career path, it didn’t take long to realize that being a writer didn’t pay well.