M.C. Shaffer
 

Being the website of one M.C. Shaffer, author.

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My first book had purple construction paper pages. I wrote it when I was four. When my older sister tried to correct my spelling, I told her mine made a lot more sense. I wrote my first poem at age six. When I was fourteen, I sent my first story to a magazine, written in my best handwriting on college-ruled notepaper and bound with three pieces of string tied through the holes in little bows. Though my story was politely rejected, I wasn't discouraged. If there was one thing I learned from Jo March, Anne Shirley, and Emily Starr, it was that every writer must fight her way through the tangled forests of rejection to the glorious heights of publication. I knew, without a doubt, that this was my battle to fight. And I knew I would see it through... to victory.

 
 
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Sometimes I write about writing...

Sometimes I write in 280 characters or less...

 
 
 
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