Were you good at English?

B&White writing2The other day I stumbled over my old school reports. I got A’s in English when I was in high school, which I suppose means I was good at English…

Reflecting on my years at high school, I was very lucky to have some great English teachers who encouraged me to write a variety of different things from short stories to plays to opinion pieces. They also encouraged me to enter writing awards, a couple I won!

It was many years before I got back to fiction writing, however the love of words that these English teachers taught me and how they encouraged me stays with me today.

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About Melissa

Melissa Gijsbers started writing when she was in High School during the 1990s, even winning some awards for a short story and a script. For many years, life got in the way of creative writing, however she did start blogging around 2006.

She currently lives in Melbourne, Australia with her two sons and a pet blue tongue lizard.

Melissa Gijsbers, Author, Speaker & Booklover
Melissa Gijsbers - Author, Speaker & Booklover
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