Readers were laughing out loud as they read Jincy Willett's
Amy Falls Down! A full 20 readers out of 20 gave it a 4 or 5! See what else they have to say about this quirky, funny, heartful story:
The novel begins with author Amy Gallup tripping over her raised garden in the back yard which causes her to fall and knock herself out on a birdbath. After an interview that she doesn't remember, her bizarre behavior sets off a series of events that put her on the verge of being rediscovered…I really enjoyed this quirky book. Highly recommended! (Sue J) From the first page I was fully engaged with Amy Gallup, her basset hound, Alphonse, and the literary and media crowd. Scenes and character descriptions were so vivid that I felt like I was right there with them (Grace W). Trust me, if you love books, and love to read, this is for you. Like the characters in the...
Beyond the Book
Irish writer Nuala Ní Chonchúir wrote in a blog for the Irish Writer's Centre:
The promotional end of things is not always fun for writers. We are often, by nature, solitary beings, preferring our own company and that of our fictional friends to that of real people. We are OK with being on our own, tapping out imagined lives on our computers. But once the book is written and published, there is a whole slew of other stuff that we have to take part in and that can be daunting. These include readings, appearances, signings, book tours, interviews and, sometimes, amusing photo shoots.
She is right. It is often hard for writers, who have been trained to do solitary work and who are often introverted by nature, to...