Now that my book is out there in the reading void, my words are being consumed by others. Judged, chewed upon, swished in the mouths and minds of people who like to think about the story and the many issues within it. Maybe a reader has been there, knows what Scout went through. Maybe a … Continue reading After People Read a Book
#manuscriptmonday #mondaymotivationFinally, after nine months since signing my contract with Pen Name Publishing, my debut novel, Scout's Honor, will be released this month. A lot of blood, sweat and tears went into writing the book, and then a lot of elbow grease went into the editing of the work. ("Santa Claus" is spelled "Santa Clause" … Continue reading Scout’s Honor Launch Day – April 14th, 2016
#WWWBlogs #writingwednesdayDuring Easter Weekend, my daughter home visiting from college asked me, "Why didn't you use dad's name as your name for writing your book?" She wanted to know why I used my maiden name as my author name instead of my married name.It is difficult as a woman to know what to do about the … Continue reading What’s in a Name?
#manuscriptmonday #coloncancerawarenessColon cancer has absolutely nothing to do with my book. In fact, I don't think the word "cancer" is even in the story...which is saying something since there are over 120,000 words. However, colon cancer has indeed taken over my novel, my book launch, my purpose, my life.Back in mid-November, my husband started experiencing … Continue reading Scout’s Honor Book Launch and Colon Cancer Awareness
#manuscriptmonday #mondayblogsLee and Raelene Webb are Scout's parents. They are a couple deeply in love. As Scout narrates during her young years, she describes her parents as the kind of couple who have a fairytale marriage, who go off without their kids and do their own thing together, and who makes their children feel lonely … Continue reading Scout’s Honor Character Description: Lee and Raelene Webb