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On Becoming A Writer: Chuck Lindholm

Please enjoy learning about a poetic writing treasure, my dear friend, Chuck.

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An important part of every writer’s journey is the transition from seeing ourselves as “someone who writes” to seeing ourselves as writers.  We asked all the Go Dog Go Baristas to tell us a little bit about their journey as a writer.  We hope you enjoy learning more about the Baristas and are inspired by their stories.


My Moniker is “The Reluctant Poet”!  I guess that tells you a lot about my journey to becoming a poet/writer.  My given name is Charles Robert Lindholm but I answer to Chuck.  Thanks for taking time to read a little bit about me.  I’m hoping that some of what I say may be of some inspiration or encouragement to you on your journey as a writer/poet.

When you did you start writing?

Funny when I think back on the start of me writing!  It was really as simple as doing a Senior English…

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Penny Wilson is a freelance writer who writes in several genres. She has written articles for WOW Women on Writing. Her poetry has been published in online journals, such as Ariel Chart, Spill Words Press and the Poppy Road Review. Penny is a member of the Austin Poetry Society. Her poetry has been featured in the publication America's Emerging Poets 2018 & 2019 by Z Publishing and Poets Quarterly and Dual Coast Magazine published by Prolific Press. Penny is an advocate for Mental Health Awareness and has the page "Mental Health Help" on her blog. She writes about the struggles of mental illnesses and Depression. She is passionate about spreading awareness for Suicide Prevention and Domestic Abuse. She expresses her passion through her writings of poetry and life experiences. You can find more of her writings on her blog at and follow her on Twitter @pennywilson123.

2 thoughts on “On Becoming A Writer: Chuck Lindholm

  1. Oh, Penny!!! You are such a Sweet Angel for sharing this with your followers! I am so honored that you trusted my writing with your followers!! I so appreciate this!!! I hope you are getting past some of that overwhelmed feeling! I know what you mean when that happens, like trying to get a drink of water from a firehose! Ha!


    1. An apt description at times, Chuck! Life continues to throw plot twists my way, but that will just make for a better story, right? Chuck, my Dear Friend, you are an amazingly talented writer. My followers are blessed to be able to read your poetic prose. Keep writing, my friend! The world is better for having you in it. ❤ ❤ ❤


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