I would like to congratulate......
all of the writers, that joined Coffee Shop Author 2011. I received an e-mail, to say that my entry had not made it, this year again. It was neither first, second, or third. So, I say to you, fellow writers, that didn't make first, second or third, do not despair. The fact that you call yourself a writer, is enough to congratulate yourself, for your countless number of hours, that you give to your craft. Congratulations, to the writers who did make, first, second, or third. And thank you, the administration, for offering a venue, for future writers. There are many ways to get published. Seek out your options, and keep writing. The secret to being a successful writer, is to keep writing.
As I have encountered a few of you, I have confidence, that I will see your name in print.
By the way, my name is Brenda Rae Schoolcraft. You will see my work in print.
I write, because I am compelled to. It feeds my soul. I have to share with the world. I am a giver, not a taker.