Sunday, April 17, 2016

April 18 – O is for OPPORTUNITIES - #atozchallenge




April 18 – O is for OPPORTUNITIES - #atozchallenge
 

The one thing life never lacks is Opportunities. One door closes, another opens, and hey, voila there’s the chance of a lifetime if you have the courage to grab it and see where it takes you. 

Grabbing an unexpected opportunity is how I began my career as an author. A co-worker said, albeit jokingly, that we need to figure out a way to make money. Big Money. I went along with it and said something along the lines of, “Oh, sure. Like how?” and she replied, “Write a blockbuster novel.” My creative writing had never progressed beyond letters to family and friends, but just for fun I decided to give it a try. The first few attempts were a little rocky, but creative writing is something one has to learn the hard way—by doing it over and over until you get it right. It took me a while but I’ll never forget when my first book, Where’s Michelle, was accepted for publication. The email came around 11p.m. when everyone was in bed except for one night-owl girlfriend. She got the news first and the next person I told was a fellow employee I met on my way to work the following morning. 

Where’s Michelle is story of mystery and suspense. A woman’s young daughter goes missing soon after she arrives in another country to visit in-laws who don’t seem to exist. The book is out of print right now, but I’m hoping to get it reissued sometime this summer. 

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I hope you enjoy this year’s challenge and don’t forget to check out the other bloggers and their posts you’ll find by clicking on http://www.a-to-zchallenge.com/

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