Oh, Nichole! I am envious indeed of your Bethany House internship!
Nichole’s post on author-stalking is laugh-out-loud brilliant, to use a term recently endeared to me by Roark St. John of Susan May Warren’s The Wonder of You. And her favorite author is Dee Henderson, one of my all-time, ain’t-never-going-to-change favorite writers!
Today, we have a guest post from Nichole Parks, a BHP intern and a devoted reader. Enjoy her tips…I sure did!
“Abridged” was a new word for me. I reread the back cover of the audio book case. My thirteen-year-old heart hiccupped. “Abridged” as in someone-had-cut-out-parts-of-the-story? That abridged? I scattered the rest of the audio CD containers around me. I hadn’t heard the entire O’Malley series.
With that, I took to scouring cbd.com.
The Negotiator and The Guardian fit nicely in my shelf. But I was thirsty by then. Anything Dee Henderson wrote, I read. I even took to reading other authors simply because of her endorsements.
I studied her website.
Scoured the Internet for interviews.
I memorized her back covers. No joke. I can pop one of them out like a verse—it’s not exactly something I’m proud of.
Then I decided, “Hey, why not be a writer like…
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