Mourning Dove by Claire Fullerton – a guest post from TRSA

Reblogged from The Story Reading Ape’s blog:

Like a sailboat tacking obliquely through opaque mists with little to guide the course beyond hope and blind faith, my third novel,Mourning Dove, will be released at the end of June. It has been unequivocally the most roundabout way to publication I’ve ever heard of, and therefore I want to share my story. Let this serve as a case in point for keeping the faith on the road to publication.

To begin my story, I must digress.

Because I made no leeway as I shopped my first completed manuscript, with no joy from agents after nine months of querying, I decided to cease all effort and write another book I thought might be an easier sell. My thinking was if I could get one novel published, it would recommend the other.

The one I had completed was a first-person account of a single, American female who leaves the Los Angeles record business and moves to the west coast of Ireland without much of a plan. My working title for the book was The Spiddal Pier, and, as I searched the internet and bookstores for a general idea of what was being published, I parked The Spiddal Pier and focused on an idea for a book that was a little far-fetched, yet I liked the premise of the story because it happened to me.

Continue reading at TRSA

About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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12 Responses to Mourning Dove by Claire Fullerton – a guest post from TRSA

  1. The Militant Negro says:

    Reblogged this on The Militant Negro™.


  2. Thanks for sharing, Sue ❤️


  3. kph52013 says:

    I loved the first chapter on Audio!

    Liked by 2 people

  4. dgkaye says:

    Lovely to see Claire and her book getting some great exposure. 🙂 xx


  5. I am so touched by the lovely support of the WordPress community! Sue Vincent, THANK YOU!


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