Polymath, savant, mentor to Obama and Putin, scourge of the BBC, tireless campaigner for women's rights; inventor of literary spectrometry, didactic gradualism, XLML and clichometry; founder of the Literary Games, father of the 'frack-it-yourself' and 'literature live' movements...
And that's just in the last four years!
I have a PhD in quantum theory and my own consulting business, but still I want to give it all up to be a penniless writer. Explain that!
I write every day, and have two full-length novels drafted. Would write anything for a market, but alone on a desert island I'd write literary humour for my own entertainment.