If you are pointing out one of the things a story is about, then you are very probably right; if you are pointing out the only thing a story is about you are very probably wrong - even if you're the author.
I never had any doubts about my abilities. I knew I could write. I just had to figure out how to eat while doing this.
There's no money in poetry, but then there's no poetry in money either.
Stories may well be lies, but they are good lies that say true things, and which can sometimes pay the rent.
It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn't give it up because by that time I was too famous.