Sharon Robards AKA cooeedownunder at Absolute Write, asked me to participate in a blog hop about my book.

What is your working title of your book?

A Dog of War


Where did the idea come from for the book?

 I was talking with my aunt about a documentary on the Holocaust/Second World War that she had watched. One scene showed the people of a village being driven out and their dogs were all walking along with them as they left. I looked at our dog, Chelsea, and wondered what she would think if something like that happened to us,


What genre does your book fall under?

Historical Fiction


Which actors would you choose to play your characters in a movie rendition?

I don’t know.

What is the one-sentence synopsis of your book?

In the face of war, a loyal dog endures an epic journey while witnessing the horrors of war to find her beloved boy.

Will your book be self-published or represented by an agency?

My book is being published November 22, 2012 by It will be available in e-book and print on demand.


How long did it take you to write the first draft of your manuscript?

Over one year.


What other books would you compare this story to within your genre?

Warhorse and Daniel’s Story


Who or what inspired you to write this book?

My dog Chelsea and the documentary about the Second World War and Holocaust


What else about your book might pique the reader’s interest?

It’s the story about the devoted love between a dog and her boy, in addition to being historical fiction.

Here is the link to Psychic Witness blog. The blog of another good writer who is participating in The Next Big Thing blog hop.

Here is the link to The Pen Vs The Sword blog. The blog of another good writer who is participating in The Next Big Thing blog hop.