"Any obstacle can be overcome," says Vancouver Island author, Laura Hesse.
"It's all about attitude and never, ever, giving up. Not every story is broadcast on the evening news. Most heroes are every-day people. That is who I write about. That is what thrills me. The result was the creation of the Hannah Storey and Johnny Joe characters in One Frosty Christmas, June Stetler in the teen/adult adventure, Independence, and Sgt Betty Bruce in Gumboots, Gumshoes & Murder."
Laura is also an accomplished screenwriter with six options to major film companies in Los Angeles. One Frosty Christmas and A Filly Called Easter are optioned to Select Services Films.
"I knew I hit the mark though when the first print run sold out in 3 days, the second print run sold out in two months, and the third print run sold out shortly thereafter...and that was just from word-of-mouth and a lot of miles on my truck."