dedradavis

dedradavis
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Hi, I'm Dedra!! I am a late-in-life writer, tying to fulfill a life-long dream, emerging myself into the kidlit world. I am writing, editing, and querying while learning patience and failing forward. I hope to be a published children's book author. I graduated with a degree in Journalism from the UTA in 1988, but because of raising three beautiful children and life in general, I started writing professionally in 2014. My husband of 32 years, and I raised our children in China Spring, right outside of Waco. Even though my children are all in their twenties, all out of college and all have careers (yay!!!), I am still a mother in their daily life. Mothering, loving, worrying, and praying never stops, no matter how old they are. My children are the best thing I (along with my husband and God) have created. Even though they are adults--they are my life. I am proud to be a late-in-life writer--journalist, freelancer, blogger, and magazine contributor. My work includes online and print magazines, including Modern Texas Living, Unread Magazine, Culture Trip, Everything Home Magazine, The Groove, The Outfitter, Victoria Lee Magazine, and Holl and Lane Magazine and Taylor Magazine. My (other) absolute favorite thing to write about is our ever-growing and evolving, small-urban town, Waco. I am thrilled to be part of Waco Moms and thrilled to be able to write about motherhood and Waco! I also write about life around me in the hopes to enlighten, entertain, and make people think. If I make them smile, that's a bonus! You can read my blog at http://www.dedradaviswrites.com

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