Mother of three teenagers, wife of Thanassis, family taxi driver and writer, living in Montclair NJ. Currently workingon a collection of poetry and a y/a novel/trilogy. Have worked in community and economic development most of my career, for the City of New York, Local Initiatives Support Corp. and locally ran the Montclair Economic Development Corp. Currently on national Board of Princeton Prize in Race Relations, co-Chair of the Montclair High School "School Action Team;" breast cancer survivor (11 years!). Degrees from Princeton and NYU.
Connect with me online! My site, blog, or Twitter handle are:
helenmazarakis.blogspot.com "A Desk of My Own"
My writing is:
Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Blog Posts
I found out about She Writes from:
Deborah Siegel and Christina Baker Kline
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Helen, Welcome to She Writes. If you’re looking for places to connect here, we’d love to have you join us in the Publishing Industry News group and/or in Novelists – Struggling or Not. You can find all the groups through the Community button at the top of your page. Enjoy the site!
"I started writing as I neared retirement. It took me four years to write my first novel. Good writing does take time, but age brings wisdom. I took advice and refined the story until all six manuscripts I wrote were accepted by publishers. I was 68…"