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We All Need Role Models


A wonderful letter of thanks to our own Sally Cronin of Smorgasbord Blog! Pete has put into eloquent words what we all feel- you’re the best, Sally!

Pete Springer

I’ve been blogging for less than a year; I’d like to think I’ve learned a couple of things during that time. One thing that has jumped out at me is the similarity between my former life (teaching), and one of my newer pursuits (writing). Both endeavors are primarily individual pursuits, and yet the support of others around us is the fuel that keeps our engines going.

When I came out of college, I was only partially ready for all of the challenges that awaited me in the classroom. I had certain advantages that many others did not, having worked as a teacher’s aide for several years. While many of my teacher prep classes focused on learning theory, the best education took place through my practical experiences in elementary classrooms.

When I was starting my teaching career, I learned that many educators were willing to take the time to help. I…

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JACQUIE BIGGAR  is a USA Today bestselling author of Romance who writes about smart, sassy females and tough, alpha males who learn the true power is love. Free reads, excerpts, author news, and contests can be found on her web site: http://jacqbiggar.com You can follow her on at http://Facebook.com/jacqbiggar, http://Twitter.com/jacqbiggar Or email her via her web site. Jacquie lives on Vancouver Island with her husband and loves to hear from readers all over the world!

12 comments on “We All Need Role Models

  1. great post! I miss my role model / mentor, I must admit

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  2. I’ve had role models throughout the years, but never for my writing. It’s a lack I feel sometimes. Great share!

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  3. Great to have a mentor and it reflects in your posts.

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