*This is a guest post written by Rachel Coker* Hello, my name is Rachel Coker and I wrote “Interrupted: A Life Beyond Words”. Actually, it feels really funny to write that. I remember when I was a little kid, daydreaming about the day that I could see a book sitting on my bookshelf with my last name on the cover. I never would have thought that day would come before my seventeenth birthday. I’ve always loved to write. When I was in elementary school, I had notebooks full of doodles and poems and little tidbits. But it wasn’t until I was in middle school that I recognized my gift for fiction writing. My mom and dad were very supportive of my passion and hired a writing “coach” for me to work with. For over a year, I poured myself into developing my writing skills and techniques. But after many months. . .
Author Lauren Fox, a sixteen-year-old junior at River View High School in Coshocton, Ohio, is scheduled to release her debut children’s book “I Did It! I Promise!” with Tate Publishing on October 25, 2011. A rhyming story about a boy who lost his homework, the book contains adorable illustrations and inspires memories and laughter from childhood school days. Fox will be appearing at several book signings and children’s storytimes this Fall. See below for a full schedule of events.