Hello, everybody! It’s a cold but a pretty New Year’s as I think about what’s happening today.
- This is my first regular post on When Words Fly!! Thank you to everyone who pitched in, supported, and helped me get to this wonderful landmark. I could not have done it without you.
- Today is the first day back to school… and I’m unsure how I feel about it..? But, good news, I get to start writing classes now!
- It’s 2018! 2017 has been an eventful year full of highs and lows, but, looking back, I see how much I’ve grown and I’m thankful for it.
Actually, today we’ll be talking about something that happened last year that helped me be here today, on the first day of 2018. We’re talking about a writing community.
It surprises me how few writers have a solid, consistent community they can use, since it’s one of the most fundamental parts of getting a good start in writing. It’s not like you can’t succeed without one, but it impacts everything you write afterward because of its four greatest additions to your writing life.
I know they’re true, because I’ve experienced them. And they will change your life.
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