Once upon a time, Helen was born legally blind and unable to find a bench let alone navigate life. And yet, she’d tell you, “I’m no Helen Keller! At just about the same age that that girl lost her vision and hearing, my eyes started enjoying sight. However, it’s NOT like the movies depict! You don’t just wake up from ‘landmark eye surgery’ and see clearly.”
Compounding the girl's personal struggles, her dad suffers bipolar disorder wreaking havoc on her family life? What is ‘THE VISION’ that sustains her? Do her thoughts keep her sane, or is this lady lost in her own imagination? Can she break the dysfunctional chains? Complicating every issue in her life, Helen’s physical disabilities slow her learning and chances at a good education. With all these strikes against her, will the girl ever succeed in life? See how the girl gains sight and insight!
Here’s a twist! What if I told you the author is the main character in this ‘tattle tale’ and can shed light on how it feels to gain vision and cope with other facets of life; how would that knowledge change your desire to read this book? This story is classified as a novel because of the poetic license in use during storytelling. Therefore, this family saga arrives as a fictional narrative. Meanwhile, any resemblance to relatives, friends, or anyone’s life shared with or without the writer is purely a coincidence because the characters are derived from true life events but not necessarily genuine individuals.
My favorite question during book interviews is: How did you get started writing? The short answer is that in 1991 my mother died. Some people dream of being authors; my writing began as what could be described as a nightmare! HOWEVER- as she died, mom experienced what would be called a Christian Near Death Experience (NDE) or miracle. My witness became Mom’s on the Roof and I can’t Get Her Down. After that, I have co-authored or compiled other Divine and inspirational tales; they range from faith healing to other Near Death journeys. Then, due to my life changing trip, I had to overcome a partial shoulder replacement, which hindered my left arm. With one hand, I wrote three books including My ArmOr (My Life), which is about my acceptance of God’s plan for my life. To date, my Christian books total seven. Meanwhile, I have ghostwritten three novels including The Vision, which is based on a true story of overcoming blindness, bipolar dysfunction, and living ‘The Golden Rule.’ Also, I’ve produced four picture books for as well as with children. Finally, I wrote one historical, YA Novelette as well. I use my real name, Cynthia Meyers-Hanson on non-fictions as well as the children’s literature; my pen name, Sydney S. Song is reserved for my fibs or novels. You can find out more about my writing on my author webpage, which is at http://mchanson714.weebly.com/
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My book Links are below.
AMAZON paperback and Kindle direct link to “The Vision” http://www.amazon.com/The-Vision-Sydney-S-Song/dp/1463541058/ref=sr_1_12?ie=UTF8&qid=1336049169&sr=8-12
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eBook SMASHWORDS direct link to “The Vision” http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/54608 ; the book is, also, available thru distributors of SMASHWORDS ebooks.
eBook SMASHWORDS generic link to all my books http://www.smashwords.com/books/search?query=mchanson714; these books are also available thru distributors of SMASHWORDS ebooks