Writing is a profession, and one that many authors work at for years before they achieve visibility, let alone success. Not every author is a JK Rowling, bursting out of the gate with her first book and following it up with multiple blockbusters. Many authors start more slowly, peaking mid-career or even later.
Want to see where your favorite author lands? Check out this infographic. I was surprised to see how long it took some famous writers to get where they are now.
Who are you reading this weekend?