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The Startup

What I Gave Up To Become a Successful Writer

Nine years ago, at the age of 47, the editor of my hometown community paper offered to let me write a bi-monthly column. It marked the start of what would be an improbable journey to a successful writing career.

Success didn’t happen overnight. It wasn’t until 2014, that I had a piece of writing go viral. Then, in 2015, I leveraged my experience writing about politics to secure a…

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Amy Roost

Amy Roost

Essays, anthologies, and memoirs, oh my!!