I Can’t Believe I Wrote the Whole Thing!

IRISH FIREBRANDS: A Novel ~ and Other Works by Christine Plouvier, Indie Author

Even with a bound copy of Irish Firebrands in my hand, I still have to laugh about it: I wrote a book! Nearly five hundred pages! All by myself! Where on Earth did it come from?

Antique-Mothers-Day-Picture-GraphicsFairyIt’s been fashionable, on and off over the past century or so, to Blame One’s Mother for One’s Weird Stuff, so I guess I’ll join the crowd. My mother has always been what “They” call a “voracious reader”: She amassed a massive personal library that covered one entire wall of our large living room, and never sat down without a book to keep her company (except during family meals). Our local public library was in an ancient storefront with creaking board floors, on the short main street of a small town five miles away, and after Ma got her driver’s license, it was one of our regular haunts. When she lost her sight, I believe…

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