Writing Wednesday: When Did You Know You Are a Writer?

July 24, 2013

I love Ann Marie’s attitude and heart.

Ann Marie Thinking Out Loud

I am participating in an online writing contest: You Are a Writer, held by Positive Writing. Why not follow the link on the contest name and take part, or check out the Positive Writer site for lots of good advice. 

So , when did I know I’m a writer? The short answer is: When I had a stroke, but I suppose I had better start a bit before that!

Star TrekI have been making up stories as long as I can remember, and writing poems since I was ten, but I never took it seriously until my children were grown, and then only as a hobby. A fan of Star Trek and Babylon 5, I would invent plots for them, but knew I didn’t want to write fan fiction. So about ten years ago I invented my own small space ship, the Kestrel, with a crew of eleven, and…

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  1. Thank you JD for the reblog! You always inspire me. Now you’re helping me inspire others. God is always good.

  2. Thank you for sharing! It gives us all a lot of hope!

  3. Thank you for sharing this blog post and contest info, JD. And thank you Ann Marie for sharing your heartening story

  4. Thank you for sharing this!

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