From my first memories, I have always loved to write. Throughout my public school career, I was one of the few students who was actually excited when the teacher assigned an essay or when a test required short-answer responses. Therefore, it came as no surprise when, after completing my general studies at Santa Fe Community College, I realized that writing was my true calling.
With writing in mind, I enrolled in the College of Santa Fe, majoring in English and minoring in Creative Writing. Although events arose that caused me to change my...