Remember when I talked about that new Indie author, Jennifer D. Scroggins? I finally read the first one, Drifts, which is in fact a short story.
Drifts tells the story of two human beings, Sara and Cooper, who had been hurt so much and so deeply by others they had every reason not to trust another person again. But somehow they were able to find within themselves the force to help the other heal without expecting any kind of retribution for their actions. The story itself is so captivating I didn’t want to stop reading it; I just wanted to keep going to find out what would happen in the end.
There are a few grammatical errors that need fixing, but it’s such a nice story they didn’t even bother me, which says a lot, since errors do drive me crazy. But you know what? We all make mistakes. All of us. And when you’re writing a book, because you know the story so well in your head, it’s very hard to spot them at times. That’s why it’s so important to have someone from the outside to proofread your work for you. But the thing is: anyone can fix misspelled words or a misplaced comma, but it takes a good author to write a good story.
I recommend this book. It’s a great short story. I honestly can’t wait to read her next book.
P.S.: You should check out Jen’s new blog on WordPress as well. She even has a video of herself reading a chapter of Face In The Rear View Mirror.