I have known I wanted to be a writer since I was eight years old
I will always be grateful to my third grade teacher, Mrs. Fisher, for instilling the love of writing in me at such a young age. While other kids were out riding their bikes, I was sitting in my bedroom typing stories on my manual typewriter.
After graduating from high school, I entered a local community college planning to major in journalism. I had a blast working on the college newspaper that year, but life necessitated me getting a full-time job at age 19. For the next quarter century, I bounced from one dead-end office job to the next to support myself. I was never happy with these jobs but I needed to survive. The desire to write never really went away; however, at the time I had no outlet to express it.
At the age of 43, I finally realized my lifelong dream. With the financial and emotional support of my husband, I was able to quit my last office job and stay home to write.
I write primarily for a content marketing company for income. For self-expression, I write articles on several revenue sharing websites.
When I first started, I wrote several articles about my experiences with narcissism and emotional abuse in my first marriage. These articles were so popular, that I turned them into my first book, Emotional Assault: Recognizing the Abusive Partner’s Bag of Tricks which I self-published in May 2013.
I cried tears of joy the first time I held my book in my hands.
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