Join Free! | Login  

   Your Online Literary Community! 
 Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

Signed Bookstore | Authors | Books | Stories | Articles | Poetry | Blogs | News | Events | Reviews | Videos | Success | Gold Members | Testimonials

Featured Authors:  Brian Hill, iRon Cox, iR.E.E.S Blogs Linda Smith, Publisher, iDavid Gelber, iAlan Brenham, iKathryn Perry, iKeith Dyne, i

Home > Author > pat medlin
pat medlin

· + Follow me
· Contact me
· Poetry
· Stories
· Messages
· 135 Titles
· 1,408 Reviews
· Add to My Library
· Share with a friend
Member Since: Jun, 2007

pat medlin, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.

  pat medlin

Share  Save   [ Subscribe]        

words I try to live by 'Promise less...Deliver more'

Background Information

My Mother's life and even more so, her death has been the driving force in my almost frantic desire to write and document.

She had an incredible life of challenges and acheivements, that i took completely for granted even as an adult....until she died. It was while searching for comfort at her house shortly after her death that I realized there was nothing of her there...nothing that told any kind of story as to who or what she had been, or that she had even been.

Her challenging life had long been the topic of interest in the small 'old family' southern town outside of Atlanta that we moved to from Californis when I was a pre-teen and yet no diaries, few photo's, letters or memorabilia of any kind had been kept.

That was when it occurred to me that i could take all these stored memories and write about them...from my perspective.

With words on paper I could hold her close, examine all of her acheivements and the real reasons behind them. I could re-examine all the areas of her life that i casually observed and accepted as the norm while a child and as an adult.

With words on paper there could be a chance that I could forgive myself for things I left undone, unsaid, that would have made life easier for her.

by telling bits of her story i would be leaving explanatory pieces of both of us for my children and grandchildren.

Tangles of stories, characters and situations sit in my head, waiting to be put on paper. Sitting there because of my fear of not being able to write with total honesty .

Perhaps beginning with fictional characters will lessen the intimidation to write some of the darker things that continue to fester in my heart.

Birth Place
minniapolis, MI 
Additional Information

living in Georgia, USA

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us

Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.