Yes, I do have a life. I’ve got a seven-year-old son, a husband, and an aging farting dog. I work out and go out with friends and drink beer and volunteer at school and fold laundry and grocery shop and clean up after people. I watch tv and don’t understand sports and ask annoying questions during the Super Bowl. Oh, and I write–for magazines, newspapers and companies. I research cancer, real estate, wedding trends and designer purses. I write about Bar-B-Q and paint supplies and all kinds of things to pay the bills. So, yes, I do have a life. And I love to write. It sounds crazy. My husband thinks it’s crazy. But I really love it. I love to laugh too, so this blog will hopefully bring those things together.

(Christa Gala has been a professional freelance writer for 12 years and writes for a variety of newspapers, magazines and corporate clients (www.christagala.com). She was recently published in three Chicken Soup for the Soul books: Tales of Christmas and The Gift of Christmas (November 2010) and New Moms (March 2011). Gala holds a B.A. in Journalism from UNC-Chapel Hill and an M.A. from NCSU in English and Creative Writing).


3 Responses to “About”

  1. Christa: Have been gone a week and just caught up with this. I’m VERY impressed with the look and the tone and the pure fun of the blogs! Mostly amazed that you decided and committed and got it all underway so fast. Wow! Biggest plus? You’re VERY FUNNY!! Keep going.

  2. Christa – sat next to you at Wayne Sutton’s presentation at wordcamp – loved meeting you! love the blog, keep in touch =D

    • Catie, it was wonderful meeting you too. I’m so proud of the work you’re doing. Your magazine is on the top of my reading pile. Good luck with the upcoming conference. I hope everything goes as planned.

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