I’m delighted to announce that my article with the above title was included in a recent issue of the Authors Publish Newsletter. Here’s how it begins:
In my mid-thirties, shortly before my son was born, I sold two essays to national magazines and thought my writing career had finally been launched. Then, postpartum depression and relationship issues struck, and while wrestling with those challenges, I didn’t write creatively for years. In my jobs in nonprofit publicity and communications, I produced advertising copy and edited others’ work, but felt as though I’d lost my own writing impulse.
A move to rural New England and a new job as houseparent for developmentally disabled adults changed that. I loved the peace and beauty of my environment and my hands-on work with people, but I was itching for some intellectual and creative stimulation. On a whim, I decided to start a book blog.
To read more, please visit the full article at Authors Publish. While you’re there, you might want to check out their listings of publication opportunities, free lectures for writers, paid courses, and other offerings. I’ve gotten a lot out of them.
I’ve also gotten a lot of out blogging, as the article should make clear. Thank you for being a part of that journey!