Last week, we posted Chapter 40 of Jennifer Jamieson Woods’ autobiographical novel No Guarantees. This week’s post is an interview with the author about writing the novel she needed to write. Sheila Jennifer, thank you for sharing the story of writing No Guarantees as well as Chapter 40 from the book for Writing It Real … Continue reading →
About Jennifer Jamieson Woods
Jennifer retired as a special education teacher in Bellingham, Washington, where she lives with her husband. Her lanky redheaded son is off on adventures and a source of continuing joy in her life. Her patience shows in her ability to teach her chickens to eat from her hand outside gardens she lovingly tends. Recently she took up piano lessons. Books abound from floor to ceiling where three cats roam and play. A world traveler, Jennifer gleans material form her life story and from others she meets on her adventures. Joy is always tempered with the hard-won knowledge that in life there are No Guarantees.
Chapter 40 of No Guarantees Josie went to work as usual on Monday morning. Although she was a person who found comfort in the predictable rhythm of life, today she felt irritated and bored with her life. She felt stuck at Casey’s without any alternative. She was going to have to divorce Rod. She didn’t … Continue reading →