Whatever it is that you do, when did you first know that you wanted to do it?
For example, how did I first know I wanted to write?
Every year my answers changed except for one question: “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Every year the answer read:
I think in middle school I added a third addendum–veterinarian–though that didn’t last past the first time I watched a pet die. (The idea of trying and failing to save an animal crushed me.) I’ve known for a very long time that this is what I wanted to do. My husband knew he wanted to program video games about the same age, but that is not to say this is the norm. For all that I knew, I certainly took a while finding my way here. A meandering path through 3.5 years of a degree in Music Composition and 12 years of teaching. But find my way I did!
How about you? When did you know and what paths did you take?