Being an Author means I am able to express my thoughts, hopes, dreams and opinions in written and oral formats.
Being an Author means I have an opportunity to reach, inspire, irritate and influence people with what I have to say with honesty and without fear.
Being an Author means I am obligated to listen to and respect all critiques of my work; good or bad.
Being an Author does not mean I am special or better than anyone else.
Being an Author does not mean I know everything about the topics I write about.
Being an Author does not mean I am now or will ever be rich!
I write because I have something to say, and because I like to help people succeed.