What’s your worldview? I know that’s a big question. In Truest, the characters think of life in terms of Story.
Growing up, how did you mourn the end of summer? In Truest, the small town of Green Lake has a street dance the last Friday before Labor Day. In my hometown, we used to have a Labor Day pig roast– I hated having to go home early because we had school the next morning!
What was your first kiss like?
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I had a rough day.
The flooring of my choice threatened to fall through and I had to scramble over to a flooring warehouse to look at other options– which I hated– and then had to make an executive decision without any input.
Also, some rough feedback from my editor.
But here’s the thing: no panic.
My heart didn’t race. My stomach didn’t tie itself in excruciating knots. My world didn’t end.
I thought: I’ll deal with it. I’ll figure it out. It will turn out okay.
If this seems small to you, you haven’t been around this blog long. :-)
I declare a victory.
In Truest, the characters are overly impressed with an actor’s incredible beard.
Click to tweet: This beard > Chuck Norris. #butforreal #Truest @jackieleawrites
Ahhh! Love this review!
Originally posted on Kaleigh Walter Revisions :
I don’t often read a book in day. I’m a slow reader by nature, so when I do devour a book in twenty-four hours, you can guarantee that I found the story absolutely magical. These addictive books pull me in and make me forget about reality. For their pages are filled with characters I can’t let go of and worlds I continue dreaming about for days, weeks, years (cough…Harry Potter). Truest was one of these books.
In fact, I was on a weekend writing retreat when I started to read Truest. And instead of working on my own novel, which was the entire purpose of the retreat, I kept wondering about Sommers’ characters and what would happen to them. I kept reading, kept going back to Sommers’ world.
Truest tells the story of teenager Westlin Beck, a pastor’s kid, whose life is turned around when a bright and…
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