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BY BROOKE FOSSEY
“In a funny, insightful, and life-affirming debut”
Meet Duffy, an old curmudgeon who lives in an assisted living home. Meet Josie, a desperate young woman who climbs through his window. Together, they’re going to learn it’s never too late— or too early—to change your ways.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Current Motto: Life’s Funny. (Subject to change.)
Brooke Fossey was once an aerospace engineer with a secret clearance before she traded it all in for motherhood and writing. She’s a past president and an honorary lifetime member of DFW Writers’ Workshop. Her work can be found in numerous publications, including Ruminate Magazine and SmokeLong Quarterly. Her debut novel, THE BIG FINISH, released in 2020 from Penguin/Berkley (US), and Piper/Pendo (DE). It was also included in the Reader’s Digest book series for Portugal, Hungary, Germany, Australia and US/Canada. When she’s not writing, you can find her in Dallas, Texas with her husband, four kids, and their dog Rufus. She still occasionally does math.
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Friday April 28th
One of my dear writerly friends (read Leslie Karen Lutz, Author's -Fractured Tide- if you haven't yet!), gave me a book of poetry as a gift. (Yes, this is a cliched thing writerly friends do for each other, and we love it.) But anyway...Heaney's poems take work in the best kind of way, and so here is a stanza from one called "The Plantation" in case you want something to chew on over the weekend. Happy Friday! BFoss. ... See MoreSee Less
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