April Member Spotlight

This month’s spotlight is on Nancy Leake, published author of poetry and children’s stories.

Author Photo NancyFive Key Words that Define You as a Writer

  1. Imagination
  2. Sensitive
  3. Adventurous
  4. Thoughtful
  5. Curious

Where are you from and What is your educational/professional background?

From North West Indiana

Who and What inspires you as a writer?

Robert Frost, Maya Angelo, Walt Disney. Nature and children.

What is your goal as a writer for this year? How do you intend to accomplish it?

Gather some of my poems together and publish another book of poetry.

When do you feel you are you most creative?

When I’m alone in a quiet place with my thoughts.

Why did you start writing? How long have you been writing?

I loved reading to my daughters when they were small and making up stories for them.
Thoughts, ideas and poems just kept coming into my mind so I started writing them down.
I’ve been writing mostly since raising my children and finding the time to do so.

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