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Unusual Jobs of Famous Writers

BEFORE THEY BECAME FAMOUS: Big-Name Authors & Their Weird Jobs You might think all big-name writers became famous at once. However, this is far from the case. Many of big-name authors had unbelievably weird jobs not related to their writing careers at all. JAMES JOYCE 1882 - 1941 Author of "Ulysses" Composed melodies Played guitar Played piano Was a performer CHUCK PALAHNIUK 1962 Author of "Fight Club" Dishwasher Movie Bicycle Diesel mechanic projectionist messenger WILLIAM FAULKNER 1897 - 1962 Author of "The Sound and The Fury" Postmaster at the University of Mississippi KEN KESEY 1935 - 2001 Author of "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" Was a volunteer Janitor in for a CIA study a mental hospital KURT VONNEGUT 1922 - 2007 Author of "Cat's Cradle" Car dealer for a Swedish car manufacturer Saab STEPHEN KING 1947 Author of "The Stand" Janitor in a high school J.D. SALINGER 1919 - 2010 Author of "The Catcher in the Rye" Entertainment director on a Swedish Cruise liner HARPER LEE 1926 Author of "To Kill a Mockingbird" Reservation clerk for Eastern Air Lines in New York City F. SCOTT FITZGERALD 1896 - 1940 Author of "The Great Gatsby" Worked in an advertising agency writing slogans for trolley placards JАCK LONDON 1876 - 1916 Author of "White Fang" Oyster pirate CHARLES DICKENS 1812 - 1870 Author of "Oliver Twist" Labeled jars in a shoe O polish factory Unplag PLAGIARISM DETECTION ENGINE https://unplag.com/blog/famous-writers-unusual-jobs/ http://flavorwire.com/220748/strange-day-jobs-of-authors-before-they-were-famous http://www.businessinsider.com/first-jobs-of-famous-writers-2012-10?op=1 http://www.missourireview.com/tmr-blog/2012/07/odd-jobs-before-they-were-writers/ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/18/author-day-jobs_n_1018185.html

Unusual Jobs of Famous Writers

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You might think all big ­name writers became famous at once. However, this is far from the case. Many of big­ name authors had unbelievably weird jobs not related to their writing careers at all.

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