Bren McClain

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John Steinbeck, William Faulkner, Carson McCullers

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June 2011


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Bren McClain Cathy, why thank you! You make my heart skip a beat. No, the movie rights have not been acquired -- appreciate your asking. Should someone come knocki…moreCathy, why thank you! You make my heart skip a beat. No, the movie rights have not been acquired -- appreciate your asking. Should someone come knocking, I'd definitely consider it. Thank you! Bren(less)
Bren McClain Oh my goodness! This takes my breath away. I am so deeply humbled. And that Kathy Murphy -- no greater of champion of books and writers has ever been …moreOh my goodness! This takes my breath away. I am so deeply humbled. And that Kathy Murphy -- no greater of champion of books and writers has ever been born.

You questions -- I am hard at work on my next novel, TOOK. With publishing the way it is today, I imagine it'll be released sometime in 2020???? And, yes, I am hoping to be at Girlfriend's Weekend! Will you be????? I'd love to meet you.

Truly, what an honor, Jenelle.

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" I really enjoyed this story of hope, vulnerability, wounding and healing set in 1951. It is a beautiful story that had me thinking about my parents and their farm childhoods in rural Kentucky. In 1951 they were about the same age as the boys in the " Read more of this review »
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“You're going to be hearing God say something to you. He's going to say 'Let's ride, my friend.' And when you hear that, you go on with him. All right? He'll take good care of you.”
Bren McClain, One Good Mama Bone

“Seen on a poster: I once asked a child what the meaning of life was. "Feed the kitties," she said, "feed the kitties.”
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“I always thought it was what I wanted: to be loved and admired. Now I think perhaps I'd like to be known.”
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“Be patient. Life will give you what you need (to write your story).”
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“When I was about eight, I decided that the most wonderful thing, next to a human being, was a book.”
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“Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind.”
Henry James

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