The journey that led me to write comes from a deep passion for reading and writing.
I started writing this book in 2011 after getting laid off from my job with a DME (Durable Medical Equipment ) company after twenty-something years in the medical field as a licensed respiratory therapist.
What does a respiratory therapist do?
Respiratory Therapists are important to patients that have trouble breathing. Lung diseases like Asthma, Emphysema, and COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) just to name a few. The main responsibilities are to keep patients breathing. They perform anything from a nebulizer treatment to administering a Bipap or Cpap therapy, as a major part of a person’s care in the intensive care unit.
Now, where was I? Oh, that’s right I was telling you about my journey to writing my first book, Terror In The North Tower. One day I sat down and just started typing on the computer. Words just seemed to flow onto the page. Then after about six months, they stopped. All in all, it took me a year to write this work of art. The writing wasn’t that hard, it was finding a publisher I could afford.
Publishers cost money!
Zondervan and Xulon Press are just a few that I checked into. They both said; “Oh yes, we can help you publish your book but it’s going to cost $$$ dollars”. I didn’t have that kind of money? Finally, after four years I had the opportunity to meet Monna Ellithorpe. She’s a member and co-founder of the Power Affiliate Club PAC and a published author herself.
What an amazing experience it has been working with her to make my words come to life. Publishing on the Amazon Kindle platform.
What’s the book about?
It’s a science fiction, murder mystery, and love story with a twist that the readers won’t see coming. This story’s main theme is about a respiratory therapist in a hospital setting. Many books like this one are written by a doctor or nurse, never by a respiratory therapist.
Now I want to make something very clear. This fictional thriller is just that. Fiction!!!
I love my profession as well as my peers. And the men and women that have a passion for it also.
***Terror In The North Tower was released on Saturday, May 28, 2016. Purchase the book here.
I hope that the person reading this blog post will order the book, read it, share this article, and spread the word.
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