Four lines of prose about: credit.
So... you should check this out. The current issue is of particular interest. Pages 4 and 19, to be exact.
It's been a long time coming, but that right there is my very first publishing credit. I heard through my local writing group that The Okanagan Sun was looking for a story, somewhere around 800 words and preferably having something to do with spring, and I decided to offer my services.
That's actually a pretty big step for me, as not that long ago I would have let someone 'better' or 'more deserving' or more whatever take the spotlight.
But I did it, and now I'm just a little farther along this writing journey of mine.