After graduating from the Fashion Institute of Technology, Frances worked for Bridal Guide Magazine. When she began homeschool teaching, she turned her creative talents toward writing children’s books, writing every day as well as taking classes. She prefers to write inspirational stories that bring encouragement to the reader in some way. Her work has been published in Clubhouse Jr. Magazine, three anthologies and Christian homeshcool newsletters. Her poem entry won first place for the 2018 Writer’s Digest Annual contest as well as two honorable mentions for stories in previous years. She also enjoys writing for her blog, francysnewmorning.com. Frances lives on Long Island with her husband, five children and a little Yorkie with a big bark.
If only her life were a story on paper, she could tear it into a million pieces and start over. Ten-year-old Francie McLean’s life hasn’t been the same since her best friend started battling cancer. Francie wants to be loyal and caring to Randi, but when put to the test, she fails. Will their friendship survive the disease that changes everything?