I’ve always loved to write. When I was in third grade, my teacher, Mrs. Wheelihan, submitted some of our class’s short stories to the local paper. I still have a copy of mine (laminated, no less!) that was printed in the Suburban Trends – it was titled The Great Superball Attack. I thought it was brilliant. I was published! At age 8! I was destined for greatness.
…so what am I writing about these days? Stuff that really happened. No kidding.
So this blog is a bit of my sanity, or occasional lack thereof, and it’s all out in the open. Have fun reading, and onwards!
Colleen Markley is a freelance writer living in Chatham, NJ. Colleen writes a blog about things that happen in life entitled www.YesItReallyHappened.com, a comedic and thoughtful look at life around us. In addition to presenting stories that are funny, relevant and connective, she also volunteers with numerous organizations in our community that are dedicated to making the world a better place. A graduate of Boston University, Colleen studied screenwriting for film and television, finished her first novel last year and is working on her second. She is the recipient of the Boston University Screenwriting Achievement Award, as well as the “Blue Chip Award,” the most prestigious honor offered by the College of Communication. Colleen previously worked at Thirteen/WNET, the public television station in New York City.
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