Know Your Roots

I stumbled across a blog that has some interesting topics for writers to type up. Go take a look, maybe some of those topics will get your muse working again.

Today’s topic: How old you were when you first began to write and what that felt like.

I was fishing in a lake

one day

When I remembered it was

your birthday.

I didn’t know what to

get you…

So I got you a pet

A fish in a net

and his name is Brett!

combookA poem that I had written when I was in the fifth grade. I didn’t give it a title at the time. Later on I called it Making a Birthday Card. Maybe I should have just called it Brett. Or Fishy Brett. At any rate, this was an assignment that my teacher gave the class. This started a whirlwind into the world of writing.

I was excited when I first started to write. Creating characters and sending them off on adventures was a highlight of my childhood. I grew up in a poor area and being able to escape into my own imagination helped kept me grounded (so to speak).

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Jennifer is a geek at heart. She works as a cook at a high end casino while trying to get her writing career off the ground. Jennifer has been writing off and on since the 5th grade. In her free time, Jennifer enjoys playing video games, reading, playing D&D, and listening to music.

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