About her

What can I say I absolutely love writing. When I was in the 5th grade a DARE officer came to my elementary school and told us they would be having an essay contest for the entire school and the winner would receive a special prize. All I could think was, Wow!, I had a pretty good chance of winning this. And what do you know… I read my essay in front of the entire school. The special prize was a medal. I guess that day my talent had officially been ‘discovered’. Later on in my teen years I actually wrote a lot of poetry and kept a diary. Guess what! I was an aspiring rapper but that never quite panned out. Some guy ended up getting away with $75.00 I gave him to enter a showcase that never happened. I tend to go with the flow so I didn’t pursue it any more after a couple of setbacks and lack of confidence in myself (not my rhymes). So what can I say, life happened, I had children and got married to seal the deal. I’m just having fun right now. Hopefully in the future a real job writing will work itself into my life. Writing is where I am confident and at my best.


9 responses to “About her

  1. LaMonique

    March 17, 2011 at 3:13 pm

    I love your posts! You should definitely keep writing, and consider contributing to my ezine when it launches in May. You should brush off the spittin skills and do an open mike sometime!

    • btold

      March 17, 2011 at 6:48 pm

      Thanks I will definetly keep writing even if no one wants to read them. LOL Thank youuu! Congratulations on your ezine that is wonderful. It would be an honor to contribute to ezine. Glad to see u r progressing 4ward to something great. Maybe I will that is a good idea. I guess at this age open mic would be very appropriate. LOL

  2. Bornagainandfree

    March 21, 2011 at 5:01 pm

    Wow! You share the same love for writing as I do. That’s great. Your posts are amazing. I’m subscribed to your blog, so I’m looking forward to reading more. Thanks for coming by and checking out my blog. I appreciate that. So of course I gotta show some love. Lol. Stay Blessed!

    • btold

      March 21, 2011 at 9:38 pm

      Love, thats what it’s all about. I try to give it away like free samples! ty bornagainfree. By the way I love that name! I will lets keep holdin it down 4 Jesus!

  3. SAB Inspirations & More

    April 15, 2011 at 12:40 am

    Love your blog. Thanks for visiting my site!

    • btold

      April 15, 2011 at 9:31 am

      Ty so much. You are a woman of God and I love that. It always feels good to meet another sister in Christ and learn something as well.

  4. SAB Inspirations & More

    April 15, 2011 at 9:38 am

    I feel the same way!

  5. christielambert83

    April 26, 2011 at 9:58 pm

    Hi! I’ve so enjoyed looking over both your sites…thanks for visiting mine so that I could find yours! And I gotta’ tell you that I wrote a DARE essay back in the day, too! (….and I’m pretty sure that the medal is still among my childhood ‘treasure box’ in the attic….) That day was definitely one of my first writing moments, so it kind of thrilled me to read that in your bio! 🙂 I’m glad to have met a ‘kindred’ soul (cause the DARE thing definitely sealed that!) and I hope to visit here often!

    • btold

      April 27, 2011 at 11:00 am

      Ty for stopping by. I was totally caught off guard when I stumbled upon your site. I love to find other sisters in Christ. I also look forward to reading more from you! DARE you were an essay winner too. How awesome is that for us to have that in common!


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