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Monday, 12 December 2016

☀☄ My Letter to Fear - Patricia Steffy

Thank you for joining us on the Virtual Book Tour for My Letter to Fear: Essays on life, love and the search for Prince Charming, a Multi-Person Memoir by (, Patricia Steffy, 130 pages).

Don't miss our interview with author Patricia Steffy.

PREVIEW: Check out the book's synopsis and the Kindle Cloud Reader Preview below.

Author Patricia Steffy will be awarding a $50 Amazon/BN gift card to a randomly drawn winner via Rafflecopter during the tour.   Please do take part: comment on our post and follow the tour where you will be able to read other excerpts (☀), interviews (ℚ), reviews (✍) and guest blog posts (✉).


|| Synopsis || Trailer || Teaser: KCR Preview || Author Q&A || About the Author || Giveaway & Tour Stops ||

Synopsis

Over the course of two years, Steffy conducted interviews with the fabulous women around her and their equally fantastic friends. She put no restrictions on age, or ethnicity. They just needed to be willing to answer some questions.

Steffy asked them about the expectations they had for their lives when they were very young versus their current realities as adults. She asked them to tell her the best things about themselves (a question which was surprisingly difficult for people to answer) and the worst things.

Those answers—the funny, the sad, and the hysterical—and her own experiences became the basis for these essays.


About the Author

Patricia Steffy attended Kenyon College and American University. She is a recent refugee from the corporate world where she worked as an analyst for a law firm for more than 16 years.

An escape plan started to develop as she pursued her interests as a writer and producer through Circe’s World Films. She has been involved in co- and exec-producing a number of feature and short films ranging from broad comedy to psychological drama, including the award-winning short Touch.

She is currently developing Dating in LA and Other Urban Myths as a web series. The series is based on her long-running blog of the same name.

Showcase
Pieces from My Letter to Fear were featured in a one-night only special showcase event. The showcase was directed by Danielle Turchiano and featured readings from Nikki DeLoach (Awkward.), Lesley Fera (Pretty Little Liars), Stevie Lynn Jones (Crisis), Jen Lilley (Days of Our Lives), Roma Maffia (Pretty Little Liars), Dennisha Pratt (The Sunny Side Up Show), and Carla Renata (Hart of Dixie). You can see excerpts from the readings here: http://www.patriciasteffy.com/showcase/

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Giveaway and Tour Stops

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14 comments:

  1. congrats on the tour and thanks for the chance to win :)

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    1. Thank you for reading and following the tour!

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  3. Who are some of your favorite authors; what strikes you about their work?

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    1. Choosing my favorites is hard! I could choose Robert Penn Warren because of “All the King's Men,” but I've also been drawn to Jane Austen, Laura Hillenbrand (her “Unbroken” just riveted me), Helen Fielding and many others. I love diving into complex characters. I love being surprised by characters who seem one way, but actually have hidden depths. I love writers who mix tragedy and humor.

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  4. Enjoyed the post. Sounds great. Thanks for the giveaway chance.

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    1. Glad you enjoyed it! Thanks for reading!

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  5. Great post - thanks for sharing the trailer!

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  6. What is the best book that you have read recently? Thanks for the giveaway. I hope that I win. Bernie W BWallace1980(at)hotmail(d0t)com

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    1. Thanks for following the tour! I just finished The Master Blaster by PF Kluge. It was a slow build kind of book, but the last third really came together and the ending was very powerful. Now I'm going back to pick up some classic books that I haven't read for one reason or another.

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