Submissions Tagged 'dream'

First I led the life that I thought my parents wanted me to have. Then when my kids were born, in my late thirties, and I was a parent, I left that life behind and began anew. I am living proof that it is never to late to live the life you dreamed or the life you were meant to have.

From the time I was little, I wanted to be an artist. I loved making things, drawing things, painting things. When I grew up, I wanted to be an artist. Which is why it makes no sense that Read more

First I led the life that I thought my parents wanted me to have. Then when my kids were born, in my late thirties, and I was a parent, I left that life behind and began anew. I am living proof that it is never to late to live the life you dreamed or the life you were meant to have.

From the time I was little, I wanted to be an artist. I loved making things, drawing things, painting things. When I grew up, I wanted to be an artist. Which is why it makes no sense that Read more

I have lived for a number of years, searching for just that right job. I have done almost everything, from waitressing, to staff writer for a newspaper.

Now, I found my drive...what thrills me...what motivates me.
CREATIVE WRITING.

As a result, I am now a published author. I still can't believe it. I knew I had stories in me, but little did I realize those stories would come bubbling up at the ripe age of 41. It's been ten years now, and my debut novel, SHADOW WALK: THE GATHERING, has been published.

WOW.

I know if Read more

I'm a fraud, a sham even. I'm a confusing recipe with way too many ingredients but I have to trust that the chef knows what he's doing. Basically I'm an American-faker. I don't belong here, in southern Memphis Tennessee, but fate has kicked my life all over the globe and someone in the heavens decided I belonged here... thus is life, right? But if I were to try to sort through the disarray I would probably start in Italy, when I spent my seven year old summers breathing freedom, tasting sweat, "ouch"ing bee stings, and running on bare feet. That's Read more

 
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