Along with the usual pressures that come with being a college student, many find they lack the time to express themselves creatively.

However, LSU third-year student, Shelby Bordes, is writing her own story as she reaches completion of her first novel. As this chapter of her life begins to come to a close, she reflects on the journey that brought her to this moment and how her book began to form.

For Bordes, writing is so much more than a hobby that she enjoys. "I just want someone to feel what I’m writing. I want them to feel what I feel. It’s just so rewarding to me to hear somebody say they like what I’m writing," Bordes said.

As she hopes for someone to connect with her characters in the same way she did, she is reassured knowing she was finally able to finish telling the story of her characters' journey as she continues her own. 

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