If I’m going to do this right, I’m going to have to take you to the beginning. My beginning. Next, I will talk about life events that set me on the path to becoming a writer, and natural talents I discovered in myself, as a teenager. Lastly, I will address what it was like to finally publish my first book and consider myself a writer.
Born in a Blizzard
“You are a miracle,” my paternal grandmother always told me. I was born in the blizzard of 1993. March 13th, to be exact. My paternal grandmother always told me that my grandfather drove my mother through 4 feet of snow, in a company work truck, to get my mom to a hospital moments after her water broke. As if that wasn’t enough, I was also only 34 weeks gestation.
The doctors told my mother that if I couldn’t breathe on…
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