Why do you write? Why do any of us write? Let me share my reasons with you.

I write because I hope to become published. I want to write children’s picture books. I want to have a book published and gather my children around me. I want to open that brand-new book for the first time and smell the aroma of freshly printed pages.

I want to open to the acknowledgments page and watch their faces light up enjoy as they realize that the book that their mother has written is dedicated solely to them. I hope my children will read those books to my grandchildren and that they will be passed down from parent to child to grandchild.

That is why I write.

Please feel free to share your reasons with me and my readers.