I considered throwing in the towel. I thought about self-publishing, just sharing the book with family and close friends. I thought about patting myself on the back for a valiant effort, then moving on. But I couldn't.
Amy E. Reichert is the author of the debut novel, The Coincidence of Coconut Cake.
Reichert describes herself as a wife, mom, amateur chef, Fix-It Mistress, and cider enthusiast with a passion for her local library and its board.
So if we know how to be the masters of time in the novels and stories we create, why not be masters of our career chronology as well? And why not create for ourselves beginnings that bring us the meaning and joy that we're looking for?
It gives readers a new kind of heroine, one who is raw and real, and who seems to know instinctively that any hope of salvation will come, not from the man she loves, but from within herself. And it firmly positions Dawn Erin as a stunning and important new voice in fiction.