Entries Tagged as: memoir

08/22/18

Sticking it Out on the Rocky Road to Publication

I’ve worked hard all my life and was taught that hard work and determination pays off. I put myself through law school, raised two amazing daughters as a single mother, and embarked on a writing career at mid-life, eventually being published by many prestigious magazines and newspapers. Yet that golden book deal remained elusive. At times I’ve feared that perhaps I’d finally hit my personal glass ceiling.Type a short description of your new blog

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1 Comment     Tags: agents · book publication · Danielle Flood · Fear · first book · Jennifer Haupt · memoir · rejection · Susan Shapiro · the writing life · writing

" Ostensibly about the break-up of her marriage and loss of her dream house, a four-story Victorian brownstone in Brooklyn's Carroll Gardens neighborhood, Beverly Willett's absorbing memoir is really about finding a home in one's own skin. A delight."

Courtney Hargrave, Author of Burden: A Preacher, A Klansman and a True Story of Redemption in the Modern South, a major motion picture starring Forest Whitaker
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