1. As a kid he loved to read especially war books.
2. later he tried to get his first published and the didn't accept it but then he went into the marines but due to his bad eyesight they ended his marine career.
3. when he got back he had a 2 kids and got married.
4. he still wanted to find time to write books then he made the book red october and got it published.
That was just the beginning of his book writing career.
2. later as he wrote more and more books He also have sold over 48 million copys of his books.
1. Tom Clancy is the worlds highest paid author in history with a 100 million dollar multi media deal.