an odd pursuit for a shy person
My family and friends don’t always know what I’m thinking, yet I put my innermost thoughts on the page for the world to read. I regularly ask myself, “Why? Who wants to know?”
Writing memoir and personal essays goes beyond the satisfaction of expressing essential truths in my life; I’m always searching for truths that touch others. When readers are moved, I’ve done my job. That’s why I write.
From the WordSisters Blog
I’ve Never Been a Daredevil, But . . .
As I settled into my seat at the movie theater and muted my phone, an unwelcome thought sneaked in, “Is going out to the movies risky behavior?” I stifled it quickly, “A crazed gunman in the old-fashioned Edina Theater? That’s … Continue reading