I’m a daughter of farming parents and of the farmland of Northwest Ohio.
Writing? Well, it just seemed like what my fingers wanted to do from the get-go. When I first discovered the amazing process of putting thoughts on paper via the lead of a pencil, I was hooked on writing for life. Filling blank pages with what exists in my head with the mere wave of a writing tool, or a keyboard, still fascinates me.
With the true enthusiasm of a wordsmith, I continue to fill blank pages.
My Writing Life Xposed is my Primary WordPress blog. My other blogs at WordPress are:
In addition to writing blogs, I participate, or have participated, on several Internet writing for profit sites, including:
http://www.bubblews.com/account/73927-barbstakes (now closed)
http://www.suite.10/barbaraanne-helberg (in transition)
http://contributor.yahoo.com/user/51299/barbaraanne_helberg.html (formerly named AssociatedContent) (now closed)
I’m a 1968 graduate of the correspondence course “Fiction Writing” out of Westport, Connecticut’s Famous Writers School, and hold certificates from several other writing courses and assemblies.
In the 1960s and again in the 1980s, I worked as a correspondent for several Ohio newspapers on the Henry County, Defiance County, and Putnam County town council and sports beats, as well as serving as a feature writer for locals.
Thanks for stopping by my blogs! Happy writing!