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Interview with Kathryn Brettell, Author of, “The Olive Picker”

I recently had the pleasure to read one the most amazing and heart-wrenching memoirs I’ve ever read.  The author, Kathryn Brettell, gracefully agreed to an interview.  If you haven’t read The Olive Picker yet, I highly recommend it. The book already has

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My First Author Interview

My fellow writer, Kathryn Brettell, author of, “The Olive Picker,” an intense memoir, conducted the following interview while I was nipping off what was left of my fingernails.  I hope you enjoy it. “This is an engaging read. It romps

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The Ghost of Mrs. Demur

It is, at first, a faint buzz. Barely audible, a whisper that says, “Hello, I’ve arrived. Please take note.”

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The Squeaky Wheel

Hell’s bells and billy-goat balls. I felt like I stepped on a landmine. Look at all the pretty pieces of my life blown into the stratosphere, raining down like useless specks of glitter.

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The Olive Picker: A Mind Blowing Memoir

I don’t normally “do” memoirs.  I’m more of a fiction reader, a die-hard fan who read the entire Harry Potter series four times and watched the movies…*gulp* I just realized I’m not willing to admit how many times I’ve seen the

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