It pleases me to no end to announce that finally after what feels like days of hard work and patience – I am being published in a major newspaper!
It’s true! Today my article “Local Children Head "Into the Woods"” – a scintillating expose detailing the sordid lives of the children of community theater – is being published in…
Are you ready for it?
The Warrior – our elementary school newspaper!
Not only that, but it’s been syndicated.
To the middle school.
Stop cheering…no, really, your applause is too much. Settle down now.
Not to brag, but this achievment is a direct result of the dedication and commitment I show in my role as our theater’s
Now, I know that there are many of you out there who are still toiling away, firing off pieces for lesser know names like Parents Magazine and Time and whatnot and are wondering how you might achieve a level of success like mine. All I can tell you is - hold onto your dreams. These major publication companies can be tough to break into. For example, I had to call Isabel, the school secretary, THREE times before I got the go-ahead.
But in the end, it was worth it. There, between “Illness of the Week” and “Ski Club sign-ups” sits my brilliant debut.
I’ll remember you all in my Pulitzer acceptance speech.