Author Thomas Wolfe said, "You can't go home again." But Thomas Wolfe didn't grow up in Northwest Iowa.
Many people are under the impression that authors write because they want to be famous. This is true in some cases. However, that isn’t always the case. Some do it to supplement their income. Others do it just for the joy of writing. Many do it because they feel they have something to share. For me, the reason I write is personal. Growing up, I was told I could do anything I set my mind to. But each time I made a decision on what kind of career to pursue, someone in my life told me why I shouldn’t. “You can’t go to school for journalism. No daughter of mine…