Sally Ooms

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in Kansas City, MO, The United States
June 17





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Sally Ooms has been a print journalist for 30 years—a reporter, correspondent and editor for publications in Oregon, California, New Mexico, Colorado, Missouri and Kansas. She has covered spot news, government, education issues, the arts, mental and other health concerns, business, sports and local crises during times of war, and has written hundreds of feature articles and investigative reports. Among the publications she has worked for are: the Sacramento Bee, the Las Vegas Daily Optic, the Albuquerque Journal, the Santa Fe New Mexican, New Mexico Business Weekly, Springs Magazine (Colorado Springs), the Kansas City Star and The Sun newspaper (Johnson County, KS).

She has received awards for editorial writing, spot news, features and inves

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Sally Ooms I go for walks, consider what I really want to write about rather than what I feel I must write about and try to get myself in the most upbeat mood I …moreI go for walks, consider what I really want to write about rather than what I feel I must write about and try to get myself in the most upbeat mood I can. If I'm in a funk, I find that nothing really comes out properly. A trip to a library or book store always invigorates me. There are so many people writing. So many books that appeal to a wide variety of people but still there is room for more…and more. Sometimes I garden, paint a picture or go to a movie. Just get engrossed in something that has little to do with writing. Relax my brain.(less)
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Wrong Hand Art = A good time!

I broke my painting wrist and decided to keep painting with my “wrong” hand (non-dominant) hand.  The results became the theme of the gallery re-opening event and my birthday party.  Art + Friends new and old + fried chicken and local craft beer made for a great birthday party! See all of the photos on the Gallery Website.  … Continue reading Wrong Hand Art = A good time! → Read more of this blog post »
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Sally Ooms Very excited to offer my book for $1.99 (ebook only).

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