However, when polling my Facebook friends and followers, those under the age of 55 were mostly unfamiliar with the name Sputnik (the first satellite launched into outer space by the Soviet Union.) “Moscow” seemed more appropriate, as it told more about the book.
Mainstream fiction suspense, historical-psychological suspense. 400 pages plus 30 more interviews, photographs, reader’s guide and other background material.
Where did you do most of your writing for this fiction work? And please describe in detail. And can you please include a photo? I have an office in each of my two homes, both with water view, which I find soothing.
In those late hours I may pour myself a glass of wine, but no more than one. It is important to mention that most “writing” is actually editing and revising. I literally go over each manuscript between 40 and 80 times. To that end, I have an editing chair, where I read the printed manuscript and make corrections and notations by hand.
uprising against President Yeltsin, bonds with Russian friends while also encountering anti-Semitism, and must come to terms with her past mistakes that threaten to compromise her future.
was typical of encounters with dangerous Russian men that I and my fellow female travelers faced daily in both of my trips to Russia in 1993.)
And can you please include a photo of your marked up rough drafts of this excerpt. No such records available. The original draft had been written on DOS program that could no longer be accessed 20 years later.
(Coming up September 2019) THE THIRD DAUGHTER
I suggest that you read the first chapter of each, and I promise you that “I must know what happens next” will decide the answer. Coming up in Fall 2019 is my yet-another gut-wrenching suspense novel, THE THIRD DAUGHTER, that can be described as “Tango and sex in Buenos Aires in the late 1800,” but it is really about sex trafficking.