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Christa L Sagmoe

Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire. – Unknown

I first started theavidpen as a place to share about the things I love the most. Writing was nothing new to me as I’ve been writing novels in my spare time since I began working at one of the television networks based out of Charlotte. Through blogging I found myself exploring writing in a completely different style where I could write my posts as if I’m talking to my best friend. Since beginning theavidpen I’ve been able to explore not only the city around me but to capture it through my photographs.

I really believe in writing about what you love, because if it’s something that you’re passionate about then others might be inspired to follow their own goals/dreams. While most of my adventures take place around my current home city of Charlotte or in the Carolina’s, Georgia and most recently Virginia, I hope to someday travel to cities and countries around the globe.

If you’ve been following along for a while, you’ll know that I love to share about  art, beauty, fashion, lifestyle and travel. I recently started posting more about food here on theavidpen as I’d previously had a blog completely dedicated to my foodie exploits, but found my divided focus kept me from making theavidpen all that I hoped it could be.

My readers are very important to me, and I always work towards providing quality content about a variety of topics that they will enjoy reading during their morning cup of coffee or tea.

Since beginning my blogging journey I’ve had the chance to interview some of my favorite local artists as well as artists and creators around the globe. As there is nothing more inspiring than learning about what inspires others.

While you’ll find me at my 9 to 5 during the week, on the weekends you’ll find me checking out a art opening at one of my favorite galleries, wandering through a new boutique or dining at the latest restaurant to pop up on the ever growing food scene in Charlotte. I’ve been here for most of my life and can’t even begin to tell you how much Charlotte has grown since those early years (and this coming from a California girl who grew up surrounded by the massive shopping malls from San Diego to LA.)

I hope that you are enjoying my little corner of the blogging world and if you have an ideas on what you’d like to see on the blog or have a post you particularly enjoy I’d love to hear from you. You can also follow my adventures as they happen through my Instagram (theavidpen) and Twitter (@theavidpen) or sign up to receive new posts via email.


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** If you would like to collaborate or partner with theavidpen, I’m currently interested in working with brands that fit with the vision of theavidpen and look forward to hearing from you. Contact me via the following email address:

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