I almost wasn’t a singer. I had this epiphany. I was going to write novels and that would be my career path. I’d write my friends into the book under different names and describe their personalities. What I loved about writing the novel and what I love about poetry and songwriting is being able to communicate a thought or story or describe a character through the process of editing and rethinking and imagining.
Taylor Swift about how she almost was going to be an author instead (BOP Magazine Interview Jan/Feb 2014)