Well... I've always been rather obtinately tenacious (bull-headed). When I was a child, my father used to say to me, "Where there's a will, there's a way." Seems hardly a day went by that he didn't find some way to plug this thought into my head. I've been done in by both nature and nuture, I think!
So now, I'm a cliché of the "starving artist" who is determined to pursue her art. I earnestly desire to make my way to the other side of the continent for the LITERARY CLASSICS 2015 Awards Ceremony in Los Angeles, CA to recieve the WORDS ON WINGS Award in person on April 2, 2016 and participate in the AWP bookfair. I would even get to have my first book signing!!!
Travel costs are enormous!! Yet in my stubborness to hang on to the hope that I'll actually make it there, I've created a GO FUND ME campaign...I know... I can't believe I did it, either. But it's out there. And if you've stopped by to read this because like any train wreck you just can't look the other way when you see it happening... consider clicking on the link and helping a poor girl out. Eternal thanks!!