A New Year, A New Life

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I began trying to set up this website two weeks ago; after much research, I think I am getting it done.  I had no idea it would be this complicated, I mean my kids, my grandkids, the kids I work with as a Social worker and private therapist, the kids I teach at University speak airily of their blogs and their websites and it all seemed like a great idea.  Then I started to do it myself.  Whoa, Nelly!  I see why they offer college degrees in this stuff now.

And just why do I need a website, just when all this talk of controlling the web and such is going on?  That is a sort of three part answer, but to put it shortly, I’m an author.  I have always been a storyteller and I love reading, and I write all the time.  I worked for 17 years in a government agency and in the entire time I took note on all going around me, and I bottled up all the stories and ideas and concepts and told myself someday, I was going to organize it all and write some wonderful stories.  I was constantly fascinated by the twisted ways people within and without the government thought, and as a mom, and a homeschooler, as a Christian and a Native American, I have my own ideas on where this world is going-and I ended up writing three dystopian novels about where we might be headed within a short time.  I followed that with a prequel and am following that with yet two more books.  Along the way, I met other authors, at book signings and elsewhere and started up a writer’s group.

Now lest you think I’ve diverged from the topic of why I needed a website, all my author buddies have websites-all very imaginative and gorgeous.  So combined with my students, my clients, my kids and my friends, I feel impelled to put together this website.

And just so they don’t get away with causing me all this grief, I am going to include one of them each month with what they are writing, have written and are going to write, so you can get to know some of the best writers I know…and a long the way, let’s make friends ourselves.  The world needs more friends…

45 Responses to “A New Year, A New Life”

  1. peg stevens Says:

    I love the stories i have read so far cant wait til im able to buy the rest of the series….

  2. Jenn Says:

    Looks Good! Just starting my own site and working hours at it…. I totally appreciate what you are accomplishing!! Congrats!

  3. meagin Says:

    hello

  4. travelerpelton Says:

    Hello! I am so glad you visited today! Is it warming up where you are?

  5. Fawn Says:

    Been reading your stories all my life; still like them now.

  6. Lynette Says:

    Working on writing a book too. It’s a lot of work.

  7. Scott Says:

    I can’t wait for the warmer weather. Resolution for 2018 is to study more and grow closer to God.

  8. travelerpelton Says:

    Nice to hear from you! Seems like we will have nice weather Thursday, then back to winter…until the groundhog of february-so don’t go hunting.

  9. peg stevens Says:

    I loved the first book in the Oberllyn series cant wait till im able to buy the next 3 they maybe my birthday gift to myself this year if at all possiable if anyone would love a great series to read i highly recommend this one…Blessings to all…

  10. Cedar Says:

    I found your Oberllyn Trilogy quite interesting and am looking forward to the Prequel. Much like world history, we can observe your the victors,the Clan Oberllyn,telling their family story to the understanding of the whispers of the Ancestors story written on the pages of your mind.

  11. travelerpelton Says:

    Thank you, Anishki, my dear friend. I shall see that you have a copy soon.

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  13. travelerpelton Says:

    Thank you! I will be adding more to it over the next few days so stop back soon!

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  25. travelerpelton Says:

    I shall be interviewed but later-I have several interviews lined up to put on in future months: T Bear was so busy i got to him first.
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  27. travelerpelton Says:

    That sounds like fun! I have published regular books, some are available as Kindle and such, but not specifically on alpaca and farm and these things. Let’s talk about it…I’d love to see/read your blog-would be interesting to see what others are doing.

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