PUBLISHING MY MEMOIR–Week 3

The historical memoir I started writing seven years ago couldn't be more relevant to today! It's time to publish VACCINES & BAYONETS: Fighting Smallpox in Africa amid Tribalism, Terror and the Cold War: A Wife's Story. There's another virus, another pandemic, another climate of sociopolitical upheaval. https://videopress.com/v/rqxV2I27?preloadContent=metadata It's time to publish! The book editor at…

Greatest Manuscript of the Century Sucked into Black Hole!

 Can that happen? Can a truly great manuscript, truly great writing, just disappear? Yep. The greatest book of the century can be sucked into a black hole. Can lie undiscovered. Why? No platform.   But My Book Is Exceptional! The two most exciting words to type are “The End.” With my book, Vaccines & Bayonets: Fighting Smallpox…

Writing the Book–My Africa Memoir–Was the Easy Part

Writing, writing, writing—12 to 14 hours a day. I loved it! I was writing down my memories of Africa and of smallpox eradication—some humorous, some horrifying. So many chapters to write. In this post, I’ll share a few brief excerpts as well as showing you how much I enjoyed, and was consumed by, the writing.…