I absolutely loved Firefly Lane and Fly Away Home. Your portrayal of Tully's alcoholism was spot on. As a woman in recovery I first want to thank you for writing her with such understanding, compassion, and devastation. How were you able to dig so deeply into this wonderful character?
Hello Becky and thank you so much for this kind post--and congrats on your recovery. I am Welsh and Irish--so I come from a long line of drinkers. I really created Tully's addiction through research. There are so many beautiful, poignant memoirs of addiction and recovery available. I'm glad you found it believable. xo