Hurston was wired by Lippincott stating they wanted to publisher her book. She explains her reaction: “I never expect to have a greater thrill than that wire gave me. You know the feeling when you found your first pubic hair? Greater than that.”
I fell in love with paper and writing—not just storytelling—at a young age.
I had more majors in college than almost anybody I know.
Naz over at Read Diverse Books has challenged everyone to read more diversely.
This post was born out of my curiosity at a Tweet she shared. It looked like a giant roll of paper and was an example of how Brooks edits. I wanted to see how a writer revises!
I want to thank Naz for starting the conversation about diverse bloggers!
Believing in yourself plays a huge factor, fersure.
It’s gratifying to make someone’s dream come true, but it’s a LOT of work for no money and no glory!
My mouth persisted. And the more I said the word, the stranger it became to me.
…but my mom said we couldn’t keep her. So I wrote a moving, construction-paper saga of a girl and her puppy.