A fictionalized look at the life of an astronaut wife in the days of Apollo

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A story about Apollo astronaut wives – Keeper of the Flame

Posted by on Mar 26, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Well. my novel about astronaut wives is written, copy edited, style edited, formatted, put into e-book form and printed.  Big sigh!   WAIT!  Now the real work begins. When you are self published you ARE a publishing compsny. So you have to do all the things they might do such as publicizing the book, marketing it, make full use of what is loosely called “social media”, distribute the book, keep the books in order and everything else in between. You now have to use a different part...

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The next ten years (writing what it was like to be married to an Apollo astronaut)

Posted by on Feb 17, 2013 in Blog, Uncategorized | 2 comments

When I finished the first version of my “what was it like being married to an Apollo astronaut” book and had what I thought was a presentable manuscript, I sent out query letters to about 250 literary agents.. Some were very kind and said thank you but they couldn’t take any more clients right now or that this was not a genre for thier agency. Others tried to give me some practical ideas about how to revise it. And still others didn’t bother to respond although I had...

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Welcome to Keeper Of The Flame

Posted by on Jul 23, 2012 in Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Welcome to Keeper Of The Flame

This is the feminine view of the space race and has never been done before by an insider.  Keeper of the Flame is a metaphor for the universal story of every traditional married woman who found herself exposed to the possibilities offered by the changing world of the 60’s. It is also pertinent for those younger women who struggle to combine career and...

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