I'm a writer, editor, and writing teacher who lives and works with her husband on their 15 acres in the fields of Central Virginia - God's Whisper Farm. We have four dogs - Mosey and Meander, our hounds, and Bella and Boone, our Great Pyrenees. We also have 5 cats, 6 goats, and 11 chickens here on this place that we are crafting into a retreat for writers, musicians, and other folks who need rest.
You can read my blog if you'd like - http://www.andilit.com. Most days I manage to get something mostly coherent up there.
A teen with a secret. A decades-old murder. Their past could change her future. If you like richly researched history, inspiring characters, and sensitive explorations of our cultural past, then you’ll love the second book of the Steele Secrets series from Andi Cumbo-Floyd.
In Discover Your Writing Self, you’ll find 31 lessons to help you think through who YOU are as writer. Through shorts essays and questions, you will explore everything from the fears you have as a writer and your reasons for writing to the best times of the day and year and the ideal environment for your writing practice.
When Mary Steele mysteriously finds herself in an old cemetery down the road from her house in a tiny mountain town, she's not concerned. But when her inquiries into the history of the cemetery and the people buried there begin to draw out the worst in the members of her community,Mary begins to be afraid. Will she be able to recover history while keeping the people she loves safe?
When a white woman begins to study the history of the plantations these people built, the plantations where she was raised, she discovers that the silence around these people's lives speaks of a silence in her country's history . . . and in her own life. A creative nonfiction, history book about American slavery and its legacy in the United States.