And when she leaps off a swing in the park one day and lands in the mystical realm of Chimeroan, her dream finally comes true. She is given a pair of wings. She can fly! Life cannot be any better.
Yet, dreams do come with a price. Even with wings, Melody realizes she cannot outfly the memories of her past. The car accident that has left her father paralyzed, and her unscarred, still plagues her with guilt—she believes that it was entirely her fault.
In Chimeroan, Melody is forced to come to terms with her part in her father's accident. She must choose between the two things that have become the world to her: keeping her wings or healing her father.
all sorts of cat-related mementos. I don’t know how this started but now every birthday and Christmas I receive at least one addition to my collection.
‘laughter’. This is the origin for so many possibilities.
worrying about stuff. I definitely need to trust more and I’m working on it.
to give up their job (if this is their sole or main source of income) in order to write. What is even worse than waiting to hear back from an agent is to not know where the next check will come from. This produces stress, and stress can inhibit writing.
get my family around me and hold them close.
Thanks for the interview, Ann Marie :)