In March of this year I suffered from a stroke resulting from a freak accident that almost took my life. While I was in the hospital, paralyzed on one side, I had a lot of time to think. Am I happy with my life? If I die tomorrow, what do I want to be able to say that I did and accomplished? Well, in the time I spent thinking, I realized that something important was missing - writing. I've always wanted to write books, even if I didn't become famous like Rick Riordan (my childhood hero) or J. K.Rowling (someone else who I really admire). I just want to share my stories with the world. Even if my books only reach one person, I'll be happy if I can change that person's life or even just put a smile on their face.
So, here I am! I'm with a wonderful community of writers with a great tutor who is willing to share her wisdom with me. I'm not starting back at school until spring semester, so I have a lot of time on my hands at the moment. What bettor way to pass time while healing than to write? Good luck to all my fellow writers out there, and I hope to becomes friends with many of you so we may help and encourage each other through our exciting journeys into the world of writing.
I hope see your names on book covers soon!