Wednesday, September 16, 2015

"Fighting the Fog" - Author Reads and Discusses Her Writing Process

Join MUM Professor Andrea Hulshult at the Gardner-Harvey Library on Thursday, October 29 from 2:30pm-3:30pm.

She will be speaking about her novel, "Fighting the Fog," and the nine-year writing journey this book took her on. She will also discuss the writing process, importance of research, and different writing strategies. Light refreshments will be served.

The Journal-News recently featured Andrea in the article: “Local author’s book helps others cope with loss.” You can access the article here: 

Andrea Hulshult is a visiting English professor and teaches Technical Writing. She is also a member of the agile faculty community. She is a resident of Liberty Township where she lives with her husband and two daughters. She leads the West Chester Library's Writer's Group.

"Fighting the Fog" Synopsis:
When Melanie "Mel" Alexander becomes a widow at age thirty after her Green Beret husband is killed in action, her life is immediately engulfed in a black fog. In this darkness, she quits her promising career as a special agent tracking missing people and retreats to her Washington, DC, brownstone to mourn. Her best friend, Kai Silva, moves in with her to help her cope. In order to try and reengage Mel with the world of the living, Kai convinces her that they should put their instincts to work as private investigators. After four years, Kai insists that they take a beach vacation after tracking a client to Costa Rica. Can sun, surfers, and her best friend bring Mel out of her fog and help her live and love again?

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