#Read about Guest #Author Jennifer B. Graham

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Jennifer B. GrahamMy name is Jennifer B. Graham, author of a memoir, An Immoral Proposal. My book recounts my growing up as a person of colour under South Africa’s apartheid regime. The story culminates in a forbidden, illegal romance with a white man – a big no-no under apartheid for which there was a stiff prison sentence of 7 years if caught and arrested.

Having all the elements of a good read, conflict, plot, intrigue, beautiful setting, colourful characters, An Immoral Proposal really wrote itself – it was a story begging to be told. In fact, I started writing it as a novel, but it rang hollow. I thought as the narrator I could hide behind the story, so that I didn’t have to get emotionally involved, but it didn’t work.

JBG 02When I ran it by a publisher friend of mine, she told me very gently and diplomatically that it stank!…

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2 thoughts on “#Read about Guest #Author Jennifer B. Graham

  1. The Story Reading Ape January 29, 2015 at 2:45 pm Reply

    Thanks for the re-blog Jo 😀 XXXXX

    Liked by 1 person

  2. jorobinson176 January 29, 2015 at 3:35 pm Reply

    Pleasure Chris – we love the South Africans! 😀 XXXXXX 😀

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