I’ve been searching and searching for recent comps to my novel, Hope. Vinegar Hill, by A. Manette Ansay, and Sentence of Marriage, by Shayne Parkinson are close. They are relatively contemporary (although outside of the recommended limit), and they both show how the surrounding culture can pressure a woman into accepting what should be unacceptable. … Continue reading How do you find “comps” for your novel?
My uncle, Dr. Allen H. Benton, was a man of many talents. He grew up on the family farm in the midst of the Great Depression, took an extra year of high school for something to do, and reluctantly resigned himself to a life of farming. It was far from what he wanted, but in … Continue reading Soldier, Scientist, Writer, Inspiration