About

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:

(Second Primary)
http://www.horsesandanimalsaretalkin.wordpress.com

(Composite Blog)
http://www.nearthefinishline.wordpress.com

http://www.myspecialphotos.wordpress.com

http://www.favorite20thcenturyfilms.wordpress.com

http://www.mycountyfairexhibit.wordpress.com

http://www.shortstoriesandstoryart.wordpress.com

http://www.barbwritespoetry.wordpress.com

http://www.fansandgamers.wordpress.com

http://www.factorytails.wordpress.com

http://www.chickensoupforbuckeyes.wordpress.com

http://www.linesofgratitudeblog.wordpress.com

http://www.storypromptsdeluxe.wordpress.com

http://www.joeeandme.wordpress.com

http://www.randomcomplaintdept.wordpress.com

http://www.batpublishingstories.wordpress.com

http://www.allthingsofdogs.wordpress.com

http://www.championsinsport.wordpress.com

http://www.abstractphotoartblog.wordpress.com

http://www.photosandbeyondwordpress.wordpress.com

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://www.hubpages.com

http://www.wizzley.com

http://contributor.yahoo.com/user/51299/barbaraanne_helberg.html (formerly named AssociatedContent) (now closed)

http://www.helium.com (now closed)
http://www.squidoo.com (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.

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At my Website’s Contact page you will find information on how to order any of my Novels In A Nutshell (NIAN) volumes.

Thanks for stopping by my blogs! Happy writing!

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2 Responses to About

  1. franklparker says:

    Just popped by to thank you for the follow. I see you are another fugitive from Sjuite101! When I have time I will check out some of your other blogs.

    • bahelberg1 says:

      Thank you, Frank, for your visit and kind words! I’m really pleased to find new writing friends through our anthology efforts, and to scout out everyone else’s blogs, as well! Yes, Suite101 was once my biggest Internet writing source — I wrote sports, mostly horse racing articles there — but I moved on to greener pastures when they presented themselves!

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