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Writing is a profession that reaches in and grabs both the yin and yang of a writer’s soul.
To be successful, a writer has to be both extremely sensitive and tough as nails
is a title I can claim because I have had the good fortune to have
been published by several publishing houses. Whether or not I am a
writer, remains to be seen.
In my mind, a writer is someone who can sit down and tap out a story
from beginning to end. Sounds simple enough and yet I know it
doesn’t happen without a ton of edits, revisions, restructuring and
rewrites along the way.
Over the years, I’ve come to realize that what I really am is a writer-
in-training. Every story idea that jumps into my eclectic brain and every
manuscript I pen teaches me something new about the craft of writing and
about myself. And if I’m really, really smart, I pay attention to those lessons