I feel fortunate to have received a book blurb for “Supermax Prison: Controlling the most dangerous criminals,” written by Terry Turchie, author of “Unabomber: How the FBI Broke Its Own Rules to Capture the Terrorist Ted Kaczynski. Special Agent Turchie is now retired, pursuing a writing career. Rarely does a book come along that trulyContinue reading “Book Blurb for Supermax Prison: Controlling the most dangerous criminals”
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Wallow in the writer’s high
The title of my book has been changed to “Supermax Prison: controlling the most dangerous criminals,” which is due to be released in mid-June. I decided to share some of my thoughts before writing this book. *** Writing is a journey of twists and turns laced with uncertainty. Gone are the predictable warm summer nightsContinue reading “Wallow in the writer’s high”
Be kind, if you dare.
Holiday season, new year, time to reflect on my past and ponder what lies ahead. I’ve had good years, and some that would make your skin curl. Many years of therapy, that’s what I’ve had. Some painful, as I struggled with days gone by, but the effort led to the enjoyment of being alive. LearningContinue reading “Be kind, if you dare.”
Fish heads in an open bag — listening to the mentally ill.
MThese are excerpts taken from my second book, “Cherry Blossoms & Barren Plains: A woman’s journey from mental illness to a prison cell.” I have drawn from the chapter called Fish heads in an open bag. Becca, the subject of my book was serving sixty years for allegedly killing her five-year-old stepdaughter. *** I have listened toContinue reading “Fish heads in an open bag — listening to the mentally ill.”
A worthy cause, my favorite, I might add.
I’ve been a board member of the Women’s Center for several years. I was recently asked to write a fund raising letter for the organization. Hopefully this will move you to consider the Women’s Center to be worthy of your support. *** Dear Women’s Center supporter: Imagine what it’s like to be a birdContinue reading “A worthy cause, my favorite, I might add.”