I Learned to Step Up. Did You?
A major part of this writer’s life has come about because of a simple thing from my childhood. My parents taught me to reach out and try different things. At first they put me in groups like a Sunday School class and the Junior Choir at church. As I grew they encouraged piano lessons and then singing in the music festival. 4-H Calf Club and 4-H Homemaking Club came along. I judged cows and cakes and even ducks at one point, if you can imagine. The important part of that was I had to orally give reasons for my judging decisions.
All of those things taught me to reach out for what I needed and gave me confidence. I learned to step up.
When the newly launched London Writers Society asked for someone to write their first blog post, I volunteered.
Self Publish But Do It Well
LWS wanted something that would help writers, no matter what stage of their writing they were at. I decided to do a piece about my publishing journey, focusing on how I came to self publish. I thought about my sixteen years of full-time writing experiences and the post here is the result. I hope it is interesting and even entertaining for you. Learn to step up and reach for that dream you know you have. You’ll reap the rewards.
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