IN COLD BLOOD – INNOCENCE BETRAYED – By Sherry Hartzler

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IN COLD BLOOD – INNOCENCE BETRAYED – By Sherry Hartzler

Innocence lost? Great post by Author Sherry Hartzler.

Writing Wranglers and Warriors

Whenever someone asks how I come up with story ideas, I smile, because I know an explanation would take more than a thirty-second answer. You see, writing is all about counting out a journey of thoughts and memories lived, and then brutally pulling them apart in an effort to define the “who” of “you.” Several books I read as a teenager made me question everything I believed to be  real and truthful.

I was only seventeen when I first read Truman Capote’s bestseller, In Cold Blood. My curiosity: How did the author of Breakfast at Tiffany’s possibly write such a bone-chilling book about the 1959 murder of an ordinary farm family in the state of Kansas? ImageImageImageImage

In Cold Blood terrified me, but I could not put the book down. I read it from front cover to back cover with all the skin-crawling, edge-of-the-seat intensity of a horror film on…

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About L. LEANDER BOOKS

Author of Fearless Fiction, L.Leander is an author, freelancer and songwriter. She says she credits her love of singing to her father, and her artistic talents to her mother, who was a painter. Both loved to read and write poems and short stories. "Nothing makes me as happy as curling up with a good book, or my guitar," Ms. Leander says. INZARED, QUEEN OF THE ELEPHANT RIDERS is the author's first novel. She is currently working on the sequel and a non-fiction series.

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