The chapter titles in Through the Valley of the Shadow, a romance/adventure novel are also song titles. “Rescue Me,” Fontella Bass, 1965, not only shares the same title as the chapter, but possibly Marcy’s feelings at this moment in the novel.
My novel, Through the Valley of the Shadow deals with justice and judgement as well as tell a romance. In this post I share an excerpt from that book focusing on a homeless character.
Join me while I reach out and “capture a moment” and listen to The Association’s version of “Never My Love” and read from my novel.
Why do I write? Now, I write, not to be the best selling author or to establish a legacy that lives on after I’m gone to be with God. I write because God gave me that gift and it is a way to thank him and serve him.
The nervous laugh. The muddled head. The goofy, tense posture. The dumb face and dumpy body. I wish I was better at doing TV interviews. But for some reason, that’s not to be. I recently did an interview on a local station that helps locals promote their work, fundraisers, etc. […]
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I love to write and to read. I have enjoyed both for a very long time. I wanted to publish a novel since the fourth grade, but did not actively pursue that dream until just recently which is a few decades past fourth grade when I published my first novel […]
I “Googled” the benefits of reading a book and found this piece of bad news. “All aging humans will develop some degree of decline in cognitive capacity, usually in the following symptoms: forgetfulness, decreased ability to maintain focus and decreased problem solving skills” (www.lifeextension.com/Protocols/Neurological/Age-Related-Cognitive-Decline/Page-01). Fortunately, there is help and it […]
Dr. Seuss said about the benefits of reading, “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” I did some Googling (used Google to research) about the benefits of reading and found some interesting facts that I’d like […]