Declaring yourself as a full-time novelist doesn't come with an offer letter or security — it takes confidence and dedication to become a career author. Getting your name on a bestseller list is one way for an author to know she has arrived. What do you know about the backgrounds and extracurricular activities of some of the best-selling authors around? Take the quiz!
What Did These Best-Selling Authors Do Besides Write Books?
Which author was a pop singer and songwriter before moving on to books?
Which author worked for a marketing firm and is credited with creating the "Toys R Us Kid" slogan?
Which author attended Notre Dame on a track scholarship?
Which novelist is also credited with writing five issues of Wonder Woman comics?