I started writing to improve my typing skills. Now I type to improve my writing.

Time for an update. I'm not a writer. I don't aspire to become one. I've been a story teller all my life though (just ask any of my teachers!). In the late '80s I inherited a DOS computer (remember those) and I found I needed to practice my typing skills. I wrote Stars over a period of about 6 months after reading a Native American story about the origins of the Crane Clan. I never showed it to anyone. It was in a drawer on a 5.25 floppy for a few years, then a 3.5 disk, then a CD ROM, and later it took up residence on an external hard drive. Occasionally I would open it up and read it, correct a spelling error or 2 and put it away.

In January, 2017, I discovered Wattpad. I updated a few of the tech references and started publishing. The responses were encouraging, so I started entering the SciFi Challenges. A couple entries have done well enough to keep me going. I write now for fun, but it's more fun if you enjoy reading my tales.

So thanks for reading and thanks again for comments (good or bad). Oh yeah, and thanks for the votes. Write On!
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