Peggy Townsend is an award-winning journalist who has panhandled with street kids, taken to the skies with pararescuers, and once chased an escaped murderer through a graveyard at midnight. Her first mystery, “See Her Run,” was listed as one of “13 Thrillers to Keep You Up at Night” by Kirkus Reviews. Her second book “The Thin Edge,” was called “an outstanding” novel by The Associated Press. She joined me on uncorking a story to discuss her career and latest novel, The Beautiful and the Wild.
- Embracing Change: Peggy teaches us the beauty of embracing change, whether that’s a new career path or a new genre of writing.
- The Power of Persistence: As Peggy’s journey demonstrates, perseverance is the name of the game—one that every author must play and embrace wholeheartedly.
- The Power of Mentorship: The role of mentors cannot be understated. Peggy’s transformational learning experience with her mentor shows us the invaluable impact of guidance on an author’s craft.
- Empathy in Storytelling: Peggy’s experiences highlight the deep connection between empathy and storytelling, reminding us to step into the shoes of others in our writing.
- The Value of Taking Risks: Through Peggy’s narrative, we are encouraged to take leaps of faith into the unknown. Her transition into fiction writing is a brilliant reminder of the wonders that await when we dare to explore.
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