1009952_10151834907161920_2018758238_n    I’m still working on balance.  Balance in my personal life, my physical life, and my artistic life.  Last week I had a wonderful experience; the publishing of The Apocalypse Sucks.  Publishing a book is almost like the birth of a child.  I have two kids and don’t think the labor for either one of them was a hard as writing is sometimes.  No, I don’t love my books more than my kids (you know I had to say that), but becoming a published author is still a dream come true.

I originally wrote the short story Bra Wars and it was e-published by Buzz Books USA.  Five more stories were then written to go with the first.  They were never published.  When I met Ron Fortier and Rob Davis of Airship 27 Productions at the OWFI conference last year, I thought maybe the six stories combined into a novel would lend themselves to a different market and I was off and running into the pulp fiction/graphic novel world.

I write other genres.  I have a mainstream suspense novel coming out this year with The Wild Rose Press called Secrets of Sandhill Island and a middle reader self-published for the Kindle titled Glome’s Valley, but I think I had more fun writing the pulp fiction than anything I have written so far.  If you know me, you already know my sense of humor is a little skewed.  I write children’s books all the while I am a BIG Steven King fan.  Sorry kids.  Hopefully, I can keep these ideas compartmentalized.

There are at least three novels sitting unfinished on my computer at all times and I hope to be able to write long past the time I end up in a nursing home.  It gives me great pleasure to share my crazy ideas with the world and I think my kids would approve of that.


About peggylchambers

Peggy Chambers calls Enid, Oklahoma home. She has been writing for several years and is an award winning, published author, always working on another. She spends her days, nights, and weekends making up stories. She attended Phillips University, the University of Central Oklahoma and is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma. She is a member of the Enid Writers’ Club, and Oklahoma Writers’ Federation, Inc. There is always another story weaving itself around in her brain trying to come out. There aren’t enough hours in the day!
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3 Responses to THE BALANCED LIFE NO. 6

  1. luciesmoker says:

    Congratulations Peggy and what a great cover!


  2. Bj Mardis says:

    With all this success how can you stay so balanced? I’d say this tips the scale toward euphoria!


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