No matter what my original intent is, I always write stories with strong women characters.   When writing Twice Loved at Armageddon in 2008, it took me over a week to admit to myself that it was a romance novel.

You see, I'm a guy. I use my middle name Terry to confuse prospective agents--since some women of the same name spell theirs the same way. Why? Simply that of over 2,000 members of the Romance Writers of America, only eight males have published recently using their own names.

If an agent ever calls me to discuss my story, I hope she likes it enough to forgive me for not being a woman.

Recent stories, Songs for Tamar and A Girl Redeemed, are my attempts to write from a female point of view.

Please check out @exfairy music website below on a YouTube Channel, HelSkelMusicOffish! Here's The Link:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFNDZ3dfOPR7Sc-VI_eP7kA

BULLIED OR ABUSED? See @emilylindin and her UNSLUT PROJECT. She has been through what you might be going through.

http://www.wattpad.com/clubs

My story--Risking All for Love--begins at Holy Cross Mission, in the village of Bolahun, Liberia (West Africa) where I served as a Peace Corps teacher.

Real students, local Africans, missionaries, and Peace Corps inspired my characters.

My thanks to Dr. William Jusu Boyce, who with other former students re-established the mission schools since the war, for recent photos of Bolahun village, mission, and schools.

As it looked then.
http://webapp1.dlib.indiana.edu/images/search.htm?max=15&scope=lcp%2Fwhitten&start=30&c=cQ%3D%3D%3AVHJheSBOYW1lOiBUcmF5IDU6%3AS1VNQVNJX1NFVC1wYXJ0LXNldCtleGFjdCslMjJUcmF5KzUlM0ElMjI%3D

Check out another You Tube site by Lakshaki Kukreja.

https://youtu.be/SzJHbr5behI




http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=baaQY-hStKI

The house behind my profile photo is where I lived in Africa.

MY HEART REMAINS IN AFRICA.
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TerryP TerryP Jun 21, 2018 11:38PM
Hi again. I finished another chapter of Rahab the Harlot for the Wattys. Enjoy.
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