Spirituality, Writing

WHAT DOES THE WRITING LIFE REQUIRE? HARD WORK AND PATIENCE.

Nearly eight years ago, I quit my full-time desk job at Duke University to become a writer. I patched together freelance writing and teaching gigs until I published Saffron Cross in fall 2013.

How did I do it? Patience, perseverance, and many cheerleaders who kept me going along the way.

Dana, 12, selected for the UNCG Young Writers Program.
I’ve known that I wanted to be a writer since I could hold a pencil.

Since then, I’ve released two additional books (number four is coming September 2019), and am now a professor of Humanities for North Carolina’s largest community college.

I’m honored to share my story from secretary to author on Writing For Your Life. Read on …

What’s been your biggest life transition? How did you overcome obstacles along the way?

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