This is a powerful true story of one young girl’s struggle to survive the care system during the 70s, and 80s. Amelia has one wish and that’s to make it through to adulthood. However, the obstacles placed before her are proving too hard to bear. She starts to wonder about the peace and finality of her own death. Amelia can see no light at the end of the tunnel, she just wants to hold her own destiny in her own hands, but adulthood was so far way she could not even catch a glimpse of her dream.
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How is Writing In Your Genre Different from Others?
Non-fiction is very different from fiction. When you are dealing with facts and real lives you have to be one hundred percent sure of your research and facts. It’s very important to get all the relevant permissions from any governing bodies. With Non-fiction you already have the story.
What Advice Would You Give Aspiring Writers?
Never give up!
D.G. Torrens was born in England, United Kingdom. She is married with a four year old daughter. Her first book, “Amelia’s Story” has inspired people all over the world. “Amelia’s Destiny” her second book is the sequel and completes her story. The author has recently published her third book, “Heart and Mind” a collection of poems inspired by her own experiences and knowledge she gained throughout her life’s journey. D.G, Torrens has just completed her fourth book, “Broken Wings” which will be available in March 2013. She lives by the motto: “The Child first and foremost”
What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
This is a true story one that I wrote for my daughter. I also wanted to inspire people across the world who had given up hope on themselves and their dreams. To show people that anything is possible if you want it badly enough.