Darian Wilk recently posted a wonderful review of Painted Black, and also gave me an opportunity to write a guest post for her blog. In it, I explore what it was about the streets of Chicago and the people who live there that inspired me to tell this story. I hope you will click the link to read the whole article.
There is also a week left to WIN A FREE COPY of Painted Black by entering the giveaway on her site.
I have always felt an affinity for the disenfranchised, the outcast, the underdog. Volunteer work with the homeless seemed a natural outlet for this calling. Fully intending to pursue this option, I researched before relocating and discovered The Night Ministry in Chicago had a mission statement that spoke to me. Their goal is to build relationships that empower people to meet their own needs. They do that…
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