Every once in awhile, writers get recognized and not just on the Oscars!
I’ve written for a local magazine, The Pelican Post, for the last two and half years. It’s an eye-catching quarterly that
is known for great local interest articles, super photography, and even publishing the tide tables–a plus for all
fishermen in the area. I’ve loved my assignments. I’ve written about our local humane society (its an absolute
miracle that nothing furry followed me home), the Intracoastal Fishing Contest, the Artist of the Year, the Modern
Western and many other topics. It’s allowed me to get acquainted with my community and highlight some of the
special events offered. Article writing is fun. In the eighty thousand words or so of a novel, I can meander around
a bit but not so in the eight hundred words of an article. That’s a challenge. This “thank you” plaque was a wonderful