When you are young and single, there really isnt anything to worry about.Will you starve? Not likely. I worried that I didnt have enough gumption to get work. That I wouldn’t know how to network or something. But at a young age several people, some professors and directors, told me I had talent, and that it was mine to husband if I was willing to work. Those kind words sustained me, many times.
Stephen Colbert did a lengthy Q&A with the crew over at Reddit, and the entire thing is worth a read. Here’s one bit about his life when he was just starting out as a young man:The image of a strapping young Colbert is from Reddit as well.