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1989

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Points Of Interest: Essays On People, Places And Perceptions, Sara-Lois Bachert Apr 1989

Points Of Interest: Essays On People, Places And Perceptions, Sara-Lois Bachert

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I wrote my first story in third grade. “Francine and the Head-Chopper Man” borrowed its plot from “Beauty and the Beast,” but my teacher didn’t seem to mind. In fact, she arranged for me to read the story to the fifth-grade class down the hall. After that first public reading, I was hooked. I knew at age seven I was going to be a writer.

When I discovered journalism in the ninth grade, I knew just what type of writing I was going to do. In junior high and high school, I was editor of the newspapers, and in ...