Well Hello There

Hey all.

New, I mean brand new to blogging. No idea if this post will be my one and only or what. Better introduce myself. I’m a mother of eight, wife of one (sorry honey, that is the pecking order) nana of three baby grand-daughters. I’m a new author–new to fiction that is. I have worn so many hats, my resume looks like I’m either bi-polar or schizophrenic (probably the former.) I live with my husband of 25 years (see honey, you rated that time), and four of our eight children, one grand-daughter and two cats, who are mostly here to catch any mice that prowl about this acre with ideas of invading this ol’ house.

Right now the house is unbelievably quiet and empty. My husband, Darrell is at church with our youngest daughter. My oldest daughter and her baby are visiting friends in NYC, and my 17 year old daughter and 19 year old son are both at work. (At least as far as I know.) This never happens, I mean never! And here I am blogging into thin air instead of working on my second book. Not that blogging isn’t important — I have to take the experts’ words for that…but, and I mean no offense, I’d rather be writing. Thing is, they will be home shortly, and I will be interrupted anyway. So writing into thin air seems like a good use of my time.

Well, I hope you are out there, whoever you are. And I hope you will read my first book, The Glen, write a magnificent, glowing review, and beg me to finish the second.

Oh yeah, I wish for a million dollars, too. Hotdog!

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About Carla Coon

Carla Coon has been happily married to her husband Darrell for 25 years, living in Upstate New York and raising their eight children. They are new grandparents to three baby girls. Carla’s first novel, THE GLEN, was born of a synergy of two great passions: religious studies and the outdoors. Carla Coon's professional experience includes working as Editor of LifeWork’s Magazine for NYSRTLC, where she also contributed a monthly column. Carla wrote in-depth articles for the National Catholic Register, and was published in the New Oxford Review, Catholic Faith & Family, the Press & Sun-Bulletin and more. In other positions, she was a Program Coordinator for a non-profit groups and Director of Religious Education at a large parish. Once a professional ballroom dance instructor, Carla enjoys music and dance, roaming art museums, and travel with her husband. Her current work involves coordinating the establishment of family support groups in Upstate NY.
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19 Responses to Well Hello There

  1. David says:

    Sounds like you lead a busy life. lol Good luck getting started on your second novel! First looks interesting.

    • Carla Coon says:

      It is, David! I’ve been wondering what to blog about. It’s just possible what goes on in our everyday life around here might be enough. Some days, it might sound too fantastic and be labeled fiction. Thanks for commenting, Hope I see you again.

  2. Barry Bloch says:

    Gratz on starting the blog. I’m surprised that you didn’t mention that two of your eight are Recon Marines. Of course there’s something to be said about saving more details for later postings.

  3. Carla Coon says:

    Oh yeah lots to say as time goes on. Thanks for the support Barry!

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