As San Francisco rises from the ashes, an age-old battle looms between corruption and the promise of new beginnings. The devastating earthquake is just two years past, but the city of San Francisco is still trying to recover. Destruction of this magnitude is not so easy to overcome-and neither are the past regrets shadowing Elizabeth King’s hopeful future. Hoping to right her wrongs, Elizabeth dedicates herself to helping girls rescued from slavery in Chinatown brothels, even if it means putting her own life at risk to sneak through the gloomy alleys and rooftops where dangers lurk.
Music taught Lucy love and beauty. Could silence teach her hope? Read our story spotlight with Cynthia Ruchti to get the scoop onSong of Silence. Plus, find out what Cynthia is working on next with her WIP snapshot!
Character Interview with Lucy Tuttle
What is the most interesting thing about you?
I learned a new skill—a new-to-me form of art expression—late in life. But I can’t tell you what it is because my author would not be happy I revealed that tidbit of information. When you read the book Song of Silence, and you get to that part, you’ll see what I mean.
I raised two beautiful children and then was privileged to take over my father’s highly-respected music program at our community’s school. What could be better? I stepped into my second dream career after my first dream career as a mom.
What three words would you use to describe yourself?
Authors are always a few steps ahead of us . . we’re just finishing up Back in the Saddle,and Ruth Logan Herne is working on a new series of children’s books! See a snapshot of Ruth’s WIP below.
I am in love with what I do, and when I’m waiting for edits or approvals or nailing down new contracts, my hands and head are still busy. I have started a delightful new venture with my talented daughter that has been way fun! We’re developing a series of children’s books based on her youngest boy, Finn. It began as a series of fun Facebook posts, and will soon be a series for kids, available on Amazon for Kindle! Here is one of the opening pages.
Authors are always a few steps ahead of us . . we’re just diving into If I Run, and Terri Blackstock is already working on the next book in the series! In case you’ve already finished If I Run and are eager for more, Terri is giving us an exclusive snapshot of her current work-in-progress.
Below is a snapshot of my book If I’m Found, a sequel to If I Run. I use Scrivener to write my first drafts, so this is what you’re seeing on the screen. I outline in advance and all my scenes are listed on the left (which I’ve cut off so you can’t see what’s going to happen!). On the right is my list of facts I need to keep up with about the books. Scrivener allows me… read more »
Authors are always a few steps ahead of us . . we’re just diving into The Wedding Chapel, and Rachel Hauck has already finished writing a book and is on to the next! In case you’ve already finished The Wedding Chapel and are eager for more, Rachel is giving us an exclusive snapshot of her current work-in-progress.