About 2 ½ years ago, I was blessed to encounter Family Foundations’ assistant editor Christina Capecchi-Ries out in the blogosphere. We exchanged a few emails, and I’ve been writing for FF ever since.
When I began, I felt very insecure. I’ve never been a journalist, even in high school. I’d never done an interview outside of those junior high assignments (you know, “Go interview your grandmother about life in the 1930s.”) So I approached the assignments with trepidation.
Over time, though, my nerves have settled down. Although I began by thinking of myself as an aspiring novelist, I’ve come to love writing nonfiction. This is because I’ve learned that everyone has a story. Everyone has something to teach. (Click to read more.)