IT’S OFFICIAL !
Now that this blog has been going strong for over four years, and I’m writing a book, I’m taking further steps to make writing my career!
The kinds of topics I write about require the right platforms, more people groups. More importantly to me is that I factor in the transition from writing a true life tragedy to writing about concerns in our culture that are truly challenging us. A new strategy is needed in going forward, and it’s starting today!
The first couple years after Marc’s tragedy were devoted to dealing with grief, the defendants and court. I also had enormous trials in my personal life while learning the new craft of writing blogs, then a book. As the months and book progressed I found out writing a blog is my first love. I think it means so much because it’s immediate in how it’s birthed in me and is received by my audience.
Besides being a place of healing, re-birth and venting this MJ blog has been a source of community for me! If I don’t maintain a sense of community then I’d just as soon quit, I can’t live without it, many of us can’t. It’s been one way I connect to family, friends and reach more people with Marc’s msg. than I could normally do in my daily life.
Changes in Marcsjustice coming soon!
Many writers use their personal experiences in their work. I’d written for years, but never thought of myself as a blogger, it’s just so ‘in your face’ and I was such a private person. Never liked any chat room. But losing Marc was almost as real as if I’d been left in outer space to fend for myself. It places an enormous load on you to stay alive and speak back to the horror, grief and change going on inside …. because I can’t forget and just go on as if nothing happened, nothing changed!
So, in the coming weeks you’ll be reading some of the older posts I wrote as I was going thru grief and the murder investigation. They aren’t as long as the recent ones. Remember …. SHARING IS CARING! So SHARE this if you feel someone needs it or will benefit! Thanks!