Psychologist helps rescued child soldiers in 'The Color of Grace'
Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?
A. Keep supportive friends around you. There may be tough/dry days.
Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?
A. They're blown away by my vulnerability and how that led to healing. It's led many to become more vulnerable.
Q. What were your previous occupations?
A. I farmed tobacco as a kid with my family. I've also waited tables and worked as a social worker.
Q. What was/is your favorite job?
A. Being a counselor.