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Jenni DeWitt

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When I was in 5th grade, I won a writing contest and got to meet a published author. For a long time after that, I was convinced I'd be a writer one day.

But then life happened, and I ended up with a psychology degree, living in a small town smack dab in the middle of Nebraska with my husband and two little boys.

When our youngest son was diagnosed with cancer, we packed up and moved into a hospital room. Each day I wrote online, so our friends and family would know what was going on with his health. The more I wrote, the more I remembered how much I loved to write. So, as my son started to feel better, I kept writing.

Now he's completely recovered (thank the Good Lord), and I'm still writing. I've published a couple non-fiction Christian book
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Jenni DeWitt You mean other than staying in my pajamas at home on rainy days? I'd say the best thing about being a writer is using a gift God's given me to serve…moreYou mean other than staying in my pajamas at home on rainy days? I'd say the best thing about being a writer is using a gift God's given me to serve others. (less)
Jenni DeWitt The best advice I can give to an aspiring writer is just to write. Even if no one sees what you're writing right now, the more you write, the better…moreThe best advice I can give to an aspiring writer is just to write. Even if no one sees what you're writing right now, the more you write, the better you will get.

When you're feeling brave and ready to get your work out there, start a blog or do a Google search for publications that are accepting submissions. Teen writers can get published. In some markets, being a teen writer is even an advantage, because you bring a unique perspective.

At first, it can be hard or scary to put your writing out there. You're not sure if you're any good. But, with time, confidence in your writing will grow. (less)
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Do you ever feel like you just can’t do life anymore? You’re sad, lost, bummed, and everything is just too hard? I feel like that sometimes. Maybe we all have our days? Maybe it’s just me? I don’t know. It helps to talk to someone or take medicine. To get exercise or sunshine. But there’s…


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