Time for a Leap of Faith!
Okay, so I’m really seriously thinking about doing it. I’m going to take a great leap of faith.
All of my life I have been a writer. Before I could write I drew stories. I remember telling a story aloud as I would draw a picture…I probably looked like some crazy little kid talking to herself, but I really did that. It just seems logical that I continue on this path.
When I was in school I had so many teachers urge me to cultivate my writing talent. My beloved English teacher during my senior year told me I should write children’s books. A history teacher said that my essay writing was beyond college level. Another English teacher said my poetry was phenomenal. Several art teachers told me I should illustrate books. My college English professor suggested I become an English teacher!
I had so much guidance from these important people in my life… To this day I am not sure why I didn’t listen! I just assumed that I would never make it as a writer. I did not believe in myself. Who would want to read anything that I had to write? Well, apparently somebody will read it. After all, you’re reading this right now, aren’t you?
I guess all it took for me to realize this truth is my blog. You all have helped me find my voice. Thank you all so much for reading, being my friend on here, and supporting me. I probably would not be making this decision if it were not for all of you! 🙂
What does it take to become a published writer? I’m asking for your help. I have no idea where to start! All I have are story ideas and some illustrations to go along with them. I think I want to write children’s books. Do you think this could be a successful venture?
Are you a writer or do you know one? What’s the story on starting out? Any advice, ideas, comments, et cetera would be greatly appreciated! 🙂
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