|The family photo was taken in 1967. Dad insisted that we would not smile. Consequently, we all had giggle fits, and the photo shoot took an hour.|
|My paternal Grandmother Amy is in her rocker; she was a highly educated woman, and loved to write poetry.|
Susan: In Preacher’s Creek takes place in a small rural farming town in the early 1950s. The time period is important because WW II is over, veterans have come home, and there is tremendous growth—in number of children and economically. The town of Preacher’s Creek was established in 1820 and most of the residents are descended from the original settlers.
Finally, my pastor suggested that I write, like I always have-- in response to life. That was the genesis of this book.
|The Mark Twain Cave photo was taken in 1959; we were so eager to run to the cave entry, and instead forced to get the photo taken.|
Thank you, Susan Kane.
Next week I have a visit from memoir blogger and author Deanna Hershiser . Please come back to hear Deanna's take on the topic of writing memoir.