My first novel is available for purchase as of Tuesday! If you aren’t able to see me live and in person- just know I looked like this. Having my first full novel available for people to buy and read has been scary and thrilling all at the same time. A lot of people ask me when did I start writing and the truth is I wrote my first novels in elementary school. My very first was titled, The Boy with No Toys. The Boy with No Toys, Written in the 3rd Grade
Classy, right? For a small kid with terrible handwriting (I have the letter from my mother to prove it), I’ve certainly come a long way. THANK GOD FOR SPELL CHECK!
My sweet mother has been saving my books, writings, letters, cards, drawings, etc. for many years. She has lovingly kept several of my first attempts at writing. They are by no means great, riveting, or even a good read, but they are reminders of humble beginnings. Continue reading “Elementary School Writer”