On Perseverance - video

The late Stan Lee couldn't afford to give up: like most salaried employees, he had bills and a mortgage. But at age 40, writing action scenes became unfulfilling and he wanted to quit; his wife told him to create a script he found meaningful. The rest is history: Lee created The Fantastic Four and a string of superhero stories, including Spider-Man and The Hulk, later serving as president and chairman of Marvel Comics. He found meaning and enjoyment in superheroes. He believed that is a critical component of perseverance and the foundation of finding fulfillment in writing work.
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