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“Write what you know…”
By Lydia Oyetunji
I started writing fiction at a young age. The first time I wrote for an audience was for a school assignment. If you can, in fact, call your literature teacher ‘an audience.’ Nevertheless, you can imagine how nervous and excited I felt. In a way, this would be my literary debut. My short story would be the best in my class, earning me an “A” as well as a pat on the back. My paper was typed without error and included all the bells and whistles; it had a cover sheet neatly tucked inside of its plastic folder.
A week later my composition was returned to me riddled with red ink and a big fat ‘C.’ I was disheartened by the look of my wounded paper and the letter grade it wore. How could I fall short in mastering something that I love so…
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