BIW Member Interview
Andrea Buginsky is a 33-year-old freelance writer. She graduated from the University of S. Florida in May 2007 with a BA in Mass Communications-Journalism. She is disabled, and enjoys writing articles and short stories from the comfort of home.
Moe: When did you know you wanted to be a writer?
Andrea Buginsky: During college. I suddenly realized I wasn’t going to be able to enter the field of study I intended on going into. I was at a loss of what to do until my sister said “you like writing, why don’t you do that?”
Moe: Describe three lessons you have learned about writing?
Andrea Buginsky: It’s hard, it’s tedious, and it’s rewarding.
Moe: What are you working on now?
Andrea Buginsky: I’m working on several articles, children’s short stories and an autobiography.
Moe: Do you have a favourite writing related book?
Andrea Buginsky: I am interested in writing children’s books, and How to Write a Children’s Book and Get it Published by Barbara Seuling is helping me learn the craft.
Moe: What is your favourite writing website?
Andrea Buginsky: I enjoy the Writer’s Digest website.
Moe: Do you have an important BIW tip you’d like to pass along?
Andrea Buginsky: Don’t quit. Even if you can’t reach your goal, keep trying, and never give up.