Doreen Cox

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Born with a sense of wanderlust, Doreen (Dody) Cox had a somewhat convoluted career path, working in various business-related and mental health occupations. When dementia began to debilitate her mother, Dody resigned from her job as group counselor at an alternative school in order to take on an unforeseen endeavor: become her mother’s care bear. It was after her mother’s death that Dody’s path took another unexpected turn. She chose to honor her mother’s long-held wish: for her to write a book.
ADVENTURES IN MOTHER-SITTING is Dody’s first publication, a memoir that emerged from the pages of her journal. Writing was a steadying outlet throughout the three years that dementia took her and her mother on an unpredictably tumultuous, yet heartw
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Doreen Cox A SACRED JOURNEY came initially from a short story contest, one in which a writer had 72 hours to write a story that fit with a cover revealed at the …moreA SACRED JOURNEY came initially from a short story contest, one in which a writer had 72 hours to write a story that fit with a cover revealed at the beginning of the contest. I later added about 10,000 words to the story. The basic idea came from a dream that my mother had once had.(less)
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Adventures in Mother-Sitting

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“You know, it's hard work to write a book. I can't tell you how many times I really get going on an idea, then my quill breaks. Or I spill ink all over my writing tunic.”
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