A connoisseur of literary classics, Peggy Butler began writing at the age of 10. It was Langston Hughes’ metaphoric poem "What Happens to a Dream Deferred," which fueled her love of the written word.
Unlike many writers who specialize in a particular subject, she prefers to write about everything. No topic is too boring or too bizarre. The Florida native says writing gives her a sense of freedom, that is both therapeutic and satisfying.
A freelance writer since 1989, Butler has written for various magazines and Internet publications, including Impact Press, Africana.com., TimBook Tu and BlackAthlete.net, (a popular website showcasing sports stars of color). Moreover, Butler who lists collecting 60s memorabilia among her hobbies; writes news, features, sports and entertainment articles, as well as commentaries and humor pieces.
A former contributor for the defunct Examiner.com, her ultimate goal is to write a best seller, titled "HowISurvivedthe20th Century Without Going Bonkers." Look out Toni Morrison, here she comes!To learn more about this sportsaficionado, viewherprofile at: linkedin.com/pub/peggy-s-butler/62/a91/7b6.
OTHER INTERESTING TIBITS: In addition to writing, Butler isa paralegal, and a sustainingmember oftheNALA(National Association of Legal Assistants).