Welcome to Trail Tales. Author Jeanne Messer is a new contributor to the Trail Tales column. In this issue she shares the backstory to her illustrated children’s book, "Brutus the Junkyard Dog." She titles the backstory, "Writing Heals." For the electronic version click on Senior Savvy Trail Tales Column and navigate to December, 2022.
About - Jeanne Messer
Jeanne wrote the first draft of Brutus the Junkyard Dog in 2007 during therapy to resolve anger issues. During Covid-19, she resurrected the story and brought it to new life. In 2022 she published the finished work. The book explores in sequence Harm – Grief – Hope – Transformation – Triumph – Serenity. It is available for purchase at Amazon.com.
You can learn more about Brutus the Junkyard Dog at jeannemesser.com.