Paulo Coelho

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Today’s Question by the reader : Nikolet

Author: Paulo Coelho

I would like to ask you: What were you writing before you wrote your first book and before you became a famous writer? What did you do, did you write some short stories or something in a diary?

Indeed, before I gathered up enough confidence to follow my personal legend, I worked in the music industry writing lyrics for songs. I also kept a diary.

Once I finally managed to write my first book – The Pilgrimage in 1986 – I stop all other “writing activities” and now only write books.

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