Thursday, April 23, 2015

Writers4Higher features author Ann Mock

Writers4Higher welcomes author Ann Mock.

Hi Ann, welcome to Writers4Higher!

1.   Tell me about yourself.

I grew up in the South and have always loved the towering oak trees and beautiful southern landmarks which makes the southern United States like no other part of the world.  I knew if I ever wrote a novel it would need to take place where I have lived most of my life, which is the South.

Twenty years ago I visited a Southern mansion in Vicksburg, Mississippi, that had survived the War Between the States because it had been used as a hospital for wounded soldiers. I was fascinated by a Union cannonball that was still lodged in the door frame over a century later. This inspired me to start my novel, “The Union of the North and the South”.

My husband and I have often traveled through the deep South by car, but steaming along the Mississippi on the American Queen steamboat gives one a completely different perspective and made it very special. The experience gave me so many ideas for my novel.

2. Where do you see your writing taking you in the future?

I haven’t decided if I will do a sequel. Writing a book was more work than I ever dreamed it would be, but I learned so much and thoroughly enjoyed the process. I was so honored to earn the five star rating from Readers’ Favorite book review company and if I am well received you never know...

3. How do you use your talents/time to help others?

I love animals and I am using some of the proceeds from the sell of my book to help our local humane societies.

I hope my readers come to realize the power of forgiveness and the happiness it can bring to your life.

Thank you, Ann!
Rhett DeVane
blogmaster and Southern fiction author

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for doing this, Rhett. You give good writers/good people a voice.Love the cover Ann!


Writers4Higher welcomes singer/songwriter Deanna Squeaky Miller

Welcome, Deanna.  This time, Writers4Higher takes a slightly different direction, highlighting the artistic writing and singing...