November 18, 2008
“Paul Malmont, You’re a Published Novelist! What are you going to do now?”
“I’m going to Disneyworld!”
I am considered something of a mythical creature, like Bigfoot, or the Loch Ness monster in that I’m the Advertising Copywriter who is also a Published Novelist. It’s like hitting the creative dreamer’s lottery, so I’m not going to ask you for your pity. But I’m just being honest when I say that those careers are also-rans, like having to go your fall-back college or toiling on a minor-league farm team.
I want to be an Imagineer—one of...