Work In Progress
A Long Way From Her
(approximately 55,000 words)
The year is 1983. Nineteen-year-old Lyndi Wimpel has graduated from high school. It's time for her to leave home but her mom doesn't want her to go and Lyndi doesn't think she can because she's dyslexic. When her dad demands that she get a job, Lyndi joins a youth group. Despite her parents' protests, Lyndi sets out on her adventure. The places she visits, the people she meets and the experiences she has shape and transforms her. And Lyndi learns that she's capable of more than she--or her parents--ever dreamed.
Based on a true story. The plot is loosely hung on real life events. All characters are fictional.
The Sweater Curse: a novel
(knitting-themed dark thriller)
(approximately 65,000 words)
Aspiring knitwear designer Gwen Bjarnson is stuck in Purgatory. To escape, she must re-examine her life, journey through her past and right a wrong. But which wrong?
Knitter Aster Walburn is stuck in a living Purgatory. Only one question haunts her--why did her husband leave? To find the answer, she must examine her married life and journey through her past.
Something Good to Eat
(approximately 1,000 words)
Inspired by Icelandic folklore, this story reveals how Lilja Hoffman transforms from a bitter, old hag to a gentle, elderly woman.
Her, She, I
(short story collection)
(approximately 40,000 words)
A collection of women's fiction. All stories have an air of mystery.
Leanne Dyck's blog http://sweatercursed.blogspot.com
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Monday (May 20)
For the Love of Books by Leanne Willetts
(I begin my summer project: sharing my prior published shorts)
Thursday (May 23)
Raving about A Trick of the Light by Louise Penny
Friday (May 24)
Please welcome Author Dede Perkins
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