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Callie James

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Callie James What prompted me to write Home to Stay? For much of my life, I was a single mother of a child with severe Asperger's Syndrome (high functioning…moreWhat prompted me to write Home to Stay? For much of my life, I was a single mother of a child with severe Asperger's Syndrome (high functioning autism). This was likely the most difficult 18 years of my life...and then some. These years dramatically shaped me as a person, good and bad. They were so stressful that I eventually developed PTSD. Now add a new parent (by marriage) in there and you have an entirely different set of issues. I wanted to put these difficulties in a story that wasn't mine, but one that resembled many aspects of my experiences. And of course, Matt and Jess have their happy-ever-after. (less)
Callie James Writer's block only happens when I've gone down the wrong path in my story or when I need to take a small break. I usually take a few days off, enjoy…moreWriter's block only happens when I've gone down the wrong path in my story or when I need to take a small break. I usually take a few days off, enjoy someone else' creativity (book or movie) and look seriously at deleting the last scene or at least rewriting it.(less)
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Home to Stay by Callie James
Home to Stay



She thought going it alone would finally be easier...until he returned home

Matt Brewer returns home from his latest covert assignment determined to fix his personal life and bond with the autistic son he barely knows. But his ex-wife's wary response to his untimely visit proves this mission might be one he can't win.

A decade of starts and stops has left Jessie Brewer hanging on by... Read more of this blog post »
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