I've been a paid screenwriter in Hollywood; nothing has hit the big screen yet (and probably won't). I've been a technology executive at various studios for years and I do a decent job. But it's a buttoned-up corporate job which conflicts with my artistic sensibilities. Regardless, it's better than being a waiter.
I've had a couple of novels sitting in my computer for years; why not have them sit on Amazon?
So here I am....