Inside the Book:
Title: Four Score and More
Author: LaVera Edick
“Flanked by the colorful stories of several generations before and after her, Edick shares her life journey through the often turbulent, historically and personally, 20th century – a genuine, heartfelt memoir.” –US REVIEW of BOOKS
The Interview:Has your upbringing influenced your writing?
Yes, my upbringing has influenced my writing. My parents made it possible for me to visit a local library and check out books. I learned to and loved to read at a very early age. My first grade teacher was an inspiration. My Dad loved to read ijnd always had a book in his hands when he sat down in the evening.
When and why did you begin writing?
I began writing short stories when I was a college student at age 40.
What do you consider the hardest thing about writing?
The hardest part about writing a memoir is finding the right words to put across an unpleasant happening and not hurt anyone in the process.
Do you intend to make writing a career?
A good question-at age 90 my writing could be called a "late life career"
Do you have a specific writing style?
I prefer non-fiction,a true life story.