So out into the world I go, cyber world that is. I thought navigating Face Book to be a great adventure two years ago. I swore I would never become a ‘twit’ but ended up doing just that! Joined Twitter when I found out BookRix was advertising my writing work there. Then I was encouraged to ‘blog’, something that sounded very much like what I used to clean up after my kids! Now I’m here, feeling very much like Christopher Columbus sailing off to find a new world and hoping I don’t sail off the edge of cyber space land into the great void! I hope to share some of the common sense that life has taught me and stretch my writing experiences. Want to come along on this journey? I hope so!
Empty Nest Syndrome lasted about a week before I woke up one morning and remembered I had dreams before I had children. One of those dreams was to write. During the years of raising the kids and working to pay the bills, I had the opportunity to write. Business letter, websites, convention brochures, and the occasional newsletter. Through it all I heard ‘You can really write. You should write a book.” I would graciously say “Thank You”, never sharing that I secretly wanted to do just that. Why? Because I didn’t have the confidence I could do it, or would be any good at it.
But it sounded easy enough, even if I knew my chances were one in a million I could ever get a foot in the door. Cruising the Internet one night, I found a little site called “BookRix”. They encouraged readers as well as beginning authors. I devoured the books on the site and the more I read, the more convinced I was that I too could do this.
Common Sense told me it would be a long road ahead, and the little voice was right. But what a ride……….