|The son of one of my giveaway |
winners. He confiscated the robot
toy inside my prize package.
And through it all, I have to say a special thank you to my chapter mates at Southern Magic. I've only been a member for a little over a year, but I was welcomed from day one. Being able to run away once a month and be surrounded by other writers who can laugh over my awkward moments with me, as well as celebrate my triumphs, has meant everything.
I look back on joining Southern Magic as a defining moment in my life. I didn't start to actively think of myself as a writer when my first short story was published over a year ago. It was when I started coming to local Southern Magic meetings that I recognized a change within myself. I was stepping out and making a choice in my future by becoming part of a group who study the craft of writing, who practice the art of writing, and who live the life of writing. I am a better person for meeting all of you. And a better writer.
Thank you. <3
AIDEE LADNIER is a writer who loves quirky characters. You can visit her website at http://www.aideeladnier.com or meet her at some of her favorite social media sites:
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