About an Author

What about me? I’m a woman from Southern Georgia. And I haven’t been here in years. I really enjoyed blogging, but for some reason I let life get in the way of what I love to do.

I have a Bachelors in English and Philosophy. I have a Master’s in Library and Information Sciences.  So you can pretty much guess that I love books and talking.

I started this blog a while ago and just let it slide. As well as all my other writing when I was in grad school. I barely had time to do my homework, much less any extra curricular activities.

I’m back and here to stay. No more schooling for me. I’m going to start back in slowly. I’ll blog once a week. Here I’m going to talk about me. My likes, dislikes, and my “drive-me-crazy” kids. But more importantly I’m going to talk about my writing.

Why is that the most important? Because, eventually, I still dream of being published. Traditionally published. I’d like to go into a bookstore and see my name on the shelf. So I’ll keep you updated on how that goes.

8 responses to “About an Author

  1. Hey… I’m guessing, since you have a public blog now, that you don’t mind me adding you to my blog roll, neh? Or of being associated with that other writing Watkins?

    Join Me, and together, we shall rule the writing galaxy as Brother and Sister.

  2. Whoa, it killed my faux-html Lord Vader tags! Lame!

    • Sorry. 😦 I would have liked to see those. I’m still getting used to this blogging thing, obviously since I’ve only put out 2 blogs. I’m also learning what I can about wordpress, and what I can/not do. 🙂

      • Well, you know you can use html in comments – and you know what some basic html looks like, right? My most commonly used one is the italics (like [i] and [/i] except with a to replace the square brackets, just in case you aren’t already familiar with html code).

        My “vader” tags were :

        [insert Vader-like heavy breathing]yadda yadda rule the galaxy yadda yadda[/vader].

      • Let me clarify my last comment since apparently the html editor on wordpress always erases a “” sign… that’s a less-than sign and a greater-than sign.

        I believe you have the power to “edit” comments, even those of other people, who comment on your blog. If you click the edit button, you should see the full, raw html of the comment.

        (This proves useful when someone messes up the html in their comment, and then suddenly you whole page goes italics or underlines or something… so you can go in, find where they didn’t close the html tag properly, and fix it.)

  3. FYI… so my name links to my own blog… You should check out the blogs of some of the other writers on my blogroll/link list. I’ve got it divided between the blogs/sites of published writers (who often share writing advice) and fellow aspiring writers (i.e. “Travelers on the Journey”). One of the best benefits of having a writers blog, I’ve found, is the opportunity to connect with and network with other writers. My Travelers on the Journey list is mostly a group of writers with whom I’ve developed a relationship over the last year-and-a-half, and they are almost all great, interesting people, and good writers as well.

    • I’m getting to know wordpress.com and since I spend rather limited amounts of time online (about 2 hours a day although I have recently increased that time) so I haven’t looked around as much as I would have liked. I only just found out how to add to the blog roll. Day by day, though, I’m getting better at this thing.

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