Sunday, January 5, 2020

Betty Culley

Betty Culley lives in central Maine, where the rivers run through the small towns. She tends a young crabapple orchard and waits all year for the spring blooms! She’s an RN who worked as an obstetrics nurse and as a pediatric home hospice nurse.

Culley's debut novel is Three Things I Know Are True.

From the aurhor's interview with Kenny at the Daily Bulldog:

Kenny: Aristotle defined Tragedy as "a form of drama exciting the emotions of pity and fear. Its action should be single and complete, presenting a reversal of fortune, involving persons renowned and of superior attainments... who are not eminently good and just, yet whose misfortune is brought about not by vice or depravity, but by some error or frailty... and it should be written in poetry embellished with every kind of artistic expression... wherewith to effect the purgation of such of such emotions... " How would Aristotle feel about Three Things I Know Are True?

Betty: I think Aristotle would definitely see the human tragedy in THREE THINGS I KNOW ARE TRUE and how it affected a family, a friendship and a community. Hopefully he’d also recognize the human ability for compassion and forgiveness that’s also....[read on]
Visit Betty Culley's website.

The Page 69 Test: Three Things I Know Are True.

--Marshal Zeringue