You know that feeling when you forget everything about yourself?
Starting with the basics, my name is Karla Romero, I’m 23 years old and I’m from Venezuela. I’m currently studying a major in Literature and Linguistics in La Universidad del Zulia (Zulia’s University), pursuing my dream to make a living out of my writing; but it wasn’t always like this.
When I was near my high school graduation I had no idea what I was going to do with my life, I’m sure many of you can relate with me. I always liked books and from a very young age I was writing stories and school plays, but not one time the thought of living out of it passed through my mind. Because I was good at crafts and making models, my mom and I thought that I could be a good architect, so I decided to give it a try, because, after all, I was a
” creative person”.
Long story short, I hated it. I liked the History of Art and some other stuff, but designing buildings, and calculating everything that needed to be calculated wasn’t my strength. Not to mention that making architecture school models was a whole other level compared to what I was used to
One day, a friend of mine said to me: «If you could be anything, what would you be?». And it came to me, I wanted to be a writer. So I changed majors and started working on my novel in the meantime. Ironically, I got so caught up with
What am I doing now?
Right now I’m halfway through my major, and I
what am I planning to do next?
I always think I have good ideas, but I never actually write them, so this page is a tool and an opportunity for me to keep track of my improvement, and (I hope) it will also be an inspiration for you to start working on what you truly love.