An Interview With Patricia R. Blumhagen, Author of “Winter’s Mystery – Time To Go Within: Spiritual Journeying”

How or why did you decide to become a writer?
I needed to find a way to work with my emotional pain, and to touch my feelings. I began to find the word that would describe what I could not express and the words set me free.  

What is the working title of your book?
Winter’s Mystery-Time To Go Within:Spiritual Journeying 

Who or What inspired you to write this book?
Myself. As a child I wanted to write a book and become an author.

Only, years later did I begin to realize that I could create a collections of my poems and self-publish it. I had no idea what I was doing, but something inside kept pushing me forward.. 

Do you have other published works?
Yes. Words: The Art of Recalling Awareness.

What genre does your book fall under?
Transformational poetry.

Which actors would you choose to play your characters in a movie rendition?
I cannot say at this time, because I have not considered having someone read my poetry.

What is the one or two-sentence synopsis of your book?
My book combines spirituality, psychology, poetry and photography. It invite the reader to open the door to themselves and know that there is a way, even when none seems available. 

Is your book self-published, or published and/or represented by an agency?
Yes, my book is self-published. I am both author and publisher 

How long did it take you to write the first draft of your manuscript?
I created my book as I put it together. it took about a year to publish. Each poem and photograph became the book. My manuscript was a binder with my poems and photographs that I would arrange.

What other books or authors would you compare this story to within your genre?
Nick Leforce – transformational Poet. and Jean Houston-The Wizard Transformational Lessons from Oz. 

What else about your book might pique the reader’s interest?
It offers a poetic memoir of my odyssey of becoming a fully realized human being. 

Are there any writing-related websites that you have found useful?
http://www.the createdpenn http://www.selfpublishingcoach 

Where can we find your work? (Ex:  Website links, blog links, publishers links)
You can find my works at:
http:www.reinventinghealthpublishing.com
http://www.reinventinghealthpublishing.com/blog-1/u

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