Skip to main content

Me? On the radio? Wha......?

As some of you know I've been working on two books ~~~one is about my friend, murdered when we were both fourteen, and the other a compilation of my newspaper columns.

I've been approached to be interviewed on a radio station about my books.

Neither book is finished, Neither book has been published.

"Go and do the interview anyway", my friends say.

I'm a little nervous about it, but I'll probably say yes.

What do you think?

Comments

  1. One thing I have always found is the amount of time I sit back and said I should have done this or that. For reasons of not having the balls to take the challenge there are some regrets in my life.

    All you have to ask yourself is what have you got to lose?
    Ya might stutter....Ya might might say something you regret....You just might end up being The J K Rowlings of the US.

    Or ya might end up having fun and nothing more.....

    Crucfication is a horrbile way to die!
    Yeah! But at least ya out in the fresh air!

    ReplyDelete
  2. Do it. You'll be wonderful.

    ReplyDelete
  3. Janet7:10 PM

    Do it! I'll listen!

    ReplyDelete
  4. Please remember to shout, I am a long way away.
    As if you needed to be told to raise your voice.

    ReplyDelete
  5. do it do it do it. and then share the mp3 with us all!

    ReplyDelete
  6. How did the station find out?

    Have you got a publisher already?

    I don't know what kind of newspaper column you write, but the story of your friend is gripping and sounds like a fascinating idea for a book.

    Any publicity, I figure, is good publicity. What do you have to lose?

    You're a public figure because of your column. I say (like everyone else) go for it.

    ReplyDelete
  7. I am going to do the interview. I told them I wanted to wait one month, which is roughly when I figure I may have the book finished.

    They know about me because one of their on-air talent people told them about me. She knows about me because she is my friend. I didn't ask her to do this, I hadn't even thought about it!

    So no, no publisher as of yet. Perhaps this will beat one out of the bushes?

    Thanks everyone. I appreciate your cheering me on. If at all possible I will get a copy of the interview and try to put it on here so you can see how ditzy I am.

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Go ahead....tell me the truth :)

Popular posts from this blog

A Poem to an Abusive Man

I've been doing a bit of research on abuse, domestic violence and how it usually ends. It's not pretty and it's painful and I hurt every time I read another woman's tale of horror.

Did you know that emotional abuse is as detrimental as physical abuse? And that most emotional abusers continue on to become physical abusers? I didn't. I do now. I found a site where formerly abused women, on the path to recovery from their abusers, have written poems. This one below is one that haunted me.

Thank You

You wooed me with poetry
I bit on the hook
Had I only first read
The name of the book

I would have avoided
The very first page
For pages kept turning
Revealing the rage

The ups were a great high
The ride was a bash
But I rode with my eyes closed
To avoid seeing the crash
I knew it would come soon
But I never knew when
The rage and the leaving
And the path to the end

You had to control things
Determined you would
Emotionally destroying me
Every way that you could

I'll Love You Forever, I'll Like You For Always...

I rely on the kindness of strangers...

Or not so much strangers as readers of my miserable blog.

I received a beautiful card in the mail from my long-tine reader (perhaps my ONLY reader) that lifted my heart. Thank you, G. Parkes. It was kind of you to think of me. Seriously---you are so sweet. Thank you.

Perhaps we can meet in person one day. I'll be in Utah after Conference. We'll see how it goes.

I've been caring for my autistic grandson since July. It seems longer sometimes---and that's not a complaint. I adore this little man. He holds my heart. He fills my arms and my heart in the way that my own small babies used to do. When mine reached the age where they didn't want to be in my arms any longer, I felt their absence. Their absence from my arms was heavier than actually having them in my arms. It was an ache that is difficult to describe, a phantom pain where something once was but now is no longer.

Before my husband and I went to the cabin th…

I'm Sick. And the election isn't helping.

I spoke too soon about feeling better. My grandson was delightful enough to share his virus with me, so I've spent the past five days losing everything from both ends. It hasn't been pretty.

As a weight loss program though...

At least one end of me has stopped spewing. Now I wait for the other end to stop pretending to be filled with hot lava and erupting without much notice. Sorry, this is what is called over-sharing. Apparently I'm very good at it. You're welcome.

Last night I walked around the block with hubby and our adorable puppy. It was the first time I've been out of the house in five days. It was lovely, even though I was very shaky. Today I actually tried to accomplish something. I sat at my jewelry table, moved my seaglass around. Picked up pieces and played them through my hands. Such beautfy that came from something considered useless garbage and tossed away. I love my sea glass. It gives me the happies.

I also had a severe case of J…