Issue 9 / January 2018

“If you can write about how you feel, you can publish it. No dream is too big and no story too small.” – Farrah Fray

Essay Issue Nine

How to Be a Writer

Anna Doran

If you want to be a writer, distinguish yourself as the last child in your first grade class to read. As a kid, you must reject every printed word that your parents dangle in front of your face and shrug your shoulders in response. Your parents will worry, and they’ll question whether your inability to read is related to your hearing loss.