Thanks Lynn! I'm in the process of making another video where I read from SHEgo. I look forward to speaking with you about my book once you've read it- looks like I'm around the corner from you, we could meet for coffee!
Thanks for your NaNo comment. I didn't quite finish my novel because we had family visiting most of the last two weeks but I'm almost there!! I will finish it. I learned so much about the process of fiction writing, having always written nonfiction and realized there are more similarities than differences really. Both require discipline and internal consistency in following story lines or lines of reasoning in nonfiction. I MAY do it again in November. It would be easier to do with thousands of strangers than by myself!
Would you do it again? We could encourage each other? Let me know. There's a NaNo group here too so that might help.
In my latest draft of my memoir, I have included some poetry. I did that in my memoir about my brother, as well. I think it allows me to let my emotion out in a non linear way. I hope readers will like it.
"A good discussion here.
I have a nearly finished draft now. I ended up taking out the angry rants, and it is much better. It is also more personal. I let myself come through. I hope Aimee and Michele and Carolyn that your…"