Please don't laugh. I have over sixty books currently published, five internet papers, publishing eleven issues daily. I turn 74 in April. Still haven't published a screenplay. It is more than a bucket list, it's a passion!
Anna Patterson is the author of several fiction novels. She also has written cookbooks celebrating simple cooking which stems from the frugal living of the Great Depression Days.
She has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education with an Associate Degree also. She has been a Journalist for many years. She published as early as high school, and won state awards in poetry shortly after that. In College she was on staffs of literary magazines, and won awards as an Outstanding Journalist there.
Later, she worked as a reporter and at one-point Society Editor. She has a BSE degree with an emphasis on Art Education, History and English. She taught school briefly while a classroom teacher, she won an award as a National Implementation Award Winner in the Program "Cameras in the Curriculum". This award was for "Pioneering efforts to improve education through the use of Photography." But when asked to go back into Newspaper Journalism, she returned to reporting. There she won Press Association awards with her writing, page layout and photography.
She has several internet newspapers as part of the Small Rivers, paper.li program including The Evangeline Cobalt Weekly.
She and her husband live in a house over 100 years old with their little dog and two Siamese cats. She invites readers to connect with her online through Face book, Google Plus, and Twitter.
Birth Date
April 8, 1946
Gender
Female
Eye Color
Blue
Zodiac Sign
Aries
Married To
Bill
Did the usual things, piano lessons, first boyfriend was called "a thug", protested the war, and then tried to join after losing friends in the war. I was drafted and my daddy had to go and prove I was a girl. First name is considered a boy's name, no matter what. Still have a sense of humor, and would like to write comedy, but mostly write horror.
"Write about what you know."
First literary agent told me, "Don't do that. My family has an arsonist in the family. Sometimes if you write about what you know, they will burn your apartment down with you in it. For god sakes, write fiction and don't call an agent during the World Series!
Please don't laugh. I have over sixty books currently published, five internet papers, publishing eleven issues daily. I turn 74 in April. Still haven't published a screenplay. It is more than a bucket list, it's a passion!
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