Writer Unboxed

I love being a writer. I’ve been doing it for so long, in one capacity or another, that I can’t imagine not being able to play with words. Spending hours alone at the keyboard making stuff up (as my son puts it) is satisfying, but there are days when it can be a tiny bit lonely, too. A few years ago, I was lucky enough to stumble across a wonderful community called Writer Unboxed. It’s filled with writers of all types, published and non, established and just starting out. It’s a resource I’ve drawn heavily upon for information, ideas, and just companionship. Recently my friend and fellow writer, the very humorous Jan O’Hara, asked if I’d be willing to get more involved, and of course I said yes. I’m now the official Q&A person for the WU newsletter, which means I get to interview all kinds of interesting authors and other writerly types. It also means I get to give Jan, the newsletter editor, heartburn on a regular basis. I am so looking forward to this!

If you can spare a second, head on over to see the official announcement here. To celebrate the revamping of the newsletter, WU is running a contest, too. I hope you’ll check it out.

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Liz Michalski


  1. vaughnroycroft on October 2, 2012 at 1:51 pm

    I’ve often wondered where I’d be without WU. The only thing about writing I’m absolutely sure of is that I’m better off because of it, and I’m richer for the friendships it has fostered (like ours).

    Congrats, Liz! I’m so happy to have you as a teammate on the newsletter!

    • liz on October 2, 2012 at 5:44 pm

      Thanks for the warm welcome, Vaughn. (And nice photo of you wearing the WU shirt, too!)

  2. Norman on October 2, 2012 at 2:05 pm

    Congratulations, Liz . . .

    • liz on October 2, 2012 at 5:43 pm

      Thanks, Norm. I think it is going to be a lot of fun.

  3. Kell Andrews (@kellandrewsPA) on October 2, 2012 at 6:42 pm

    Congrats, Liz! This is awesome news for all, including us readers!

    • liz on October 4, 2012 at 10:32 am

      Thanks, Kell! I’m excited.

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