Most of you probably know by now that I have jumped head-first into the world of writing. I attend meetings and workshops where creative and eclectic people critique one another’s words with blood-red ink and where brainstorming sessions appear more like group therapy for those who recently suffered psychotic breaks.
Recently, I entered a writing contest with a short story based on our experience with a wildfire last year and I won! After I spied the congratulatory letter hiding in my Inbox, I ran out to tell the kids what had happened. They all looked up from their respective electronic devices and said, “Good job!”
Sam then expounded on his congratulations when he said, “That’s great Mom. Can you record Pair of Kings off of Nick Jr.?”
Oh well, for those 15 seconds…I was a superstar.

Click here to read my short story.