At eight years old, Nancy Brashear wrote her first poem. She wrote about sitting in the fog with magical creatures swirling around her. Most recently, The Wild Rose Press published her psychological thriller, Gunnysack Hell. It's set in the 1962 Mojave Desert in a homestead cabin. She indie-published Ready or Not, A Creepy Retold Fairytale for Grownups and Flashes from the Rock (a Gunnysack Hell ... Read More about About Nancy Brashear
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