What I didn’t say about me

In my About Me page, you learned who I expected might be interested in reading my blog.

What I didn’t say, was that the reason I considered blogging in the first place was because I wanted to become a better writer.  English was always my most difficult subject. Having placed out of English for college, I only needed one technical writing class and one literature elective, of which I chose Shakespeare, to graduate. Perhaps this was why I chose to major in a science. Despite my incomprehension of dangling participles, and imperfect tenses etc., I still have always had a desire to write. Since childhood, I’ve dreamed of the books I would author, the screenplays for television sit-coms, and the “made for TV’, Hallmark movie presentations for which I would be credited.

Admittedly, I’ve always been a dreamer. I was once sent home from 2nd grade because I had put my head down on my desk after having finished a test. I just wanted to close my eyes so that I could dream privately without being disturbed. The teacher assumed I wasn’t feeling well and so instructed my parents to take me home. I didn’t mind. I got to spend the rest of the day in my pajamas, watching television.

If I had a dollar for all the hours I’ve spent dreaming in the shower, or in the car, I would be a wealthy woman. Perhaps blogging will be my answer to getting those scenarios out of my head and on paper. Surely all that processing is good for something?

2 thoughts on “What I didn’t say about me

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  1. Now you’re being followed by a 64 year old with a PhD in English who thinks she is still middle-aged and not “senior.” Ha! I think that hill you talk about going over is still in the distance. I was 48 when I got my degree—older than you are now. My mother went to college in her 50s and my father-in-law took college courses in his 90s.

    I’m not a creative writer, but you still have plenty of time to be one, and blogs are a good place to start.

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