Welcome to my Second Acts Series!
Today, we have Lizzie Lamb chatting about the dream that simmered for over three decades before coming to fruition.
Briefly describe your first act.
I’ve always wanted to be a writer. However, like most aspiring writers I had bills to pay and commitments to meet. I’m not the sort of person who could starve in a garret in order to write, or the kind of woman who would expect her husband/partner to support her financially while she followed a dream. A dream which might never be realised. So the dream went on hold. If I couldn’t be a writer, I decided, I would pour my enthusiasm for writing into helping children fall in love with words and books instead, and stimulate their imagination through story telling.
In 1972 I qualified as a primary school teacher and spent time and energy teaching children…
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