A Child’s Dream

Who doesn’t dream about being famous? When I was a child of 10 I already dreamed of being a famous writer. My best friend told me she would hold on to my letters as she expected me to be famous someday and she could sell them and make a lot of money. I am not close to being a famous name but it doesn’t mean I don’t have a passion for the writing I do.

I really love writing for children. When I’m in a classroom or in the library I always like to chat with children to find out who they like to read and what makes it interesting for them. I feel alive when I am around children and sharing the love of reading like I have. I always cheer on kids when I see them walk out of the library with a stack of books!

Here’s a blog from another writer on the lure of writing that I enjoyed reading…

Kathryn Lay writer: Living the Dream: “When I first started my writing career back in 1991, I dreamed of someday being famous. I dreamed of piles of fan mail from kids everywhere …”


About TheWriteChris

I've been an intermittent writer for years and now I am taking the deep plunge. I will soon be be published in the Career Guide for Salem Press where I wrote about the Real Estate Industry. I am an active member of CHAIRS, a regional writer's critique group. I also do my best to keep informed of the publishing industry news and changes. Over the years I've written numerous short stories, a humorous book on being a Realtor and have a partly finished romance/fantasy novel. For about the last 10 years I've written skits for adults that run anywhere from a few minutes to an hour. In the past year I began writing for the children's curriculum at my church. This opened up my eyes and heart to writing for children - the writing genre I am now pursuing most actively.
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