Robin and Rachel made my day on Monday. They were my guests on my radio show, Kids Tweens and Teens on www.internetvoicesradio.com We pre-recorded the show that will will air next Monday, June 9th at 4:30 PM EDT and then be archived 24/7. What made the discussion so special was getting a chance to talk to both a mother and a daughter who had read The Truth, I'm a girl, I'm smart and I know everything. Their reactions were such fun. You will hear Robin discuss how the book made her remember her first crush which she hadn't thought of in years, and then you will her Rachel chat about how she identified with the girl, even in secret things she does that nobody knows about. Rachel also will share her promises that she has made to herself for her future. Both talk about how to utilize the book as a discussion tool for moms and kids.
As an author it isn't always so easy. You write the book at some deep level of concentration and meaning. You agonize in ways that the public never knows-what word here? What should stay in the final draft? What needs to go? Who will read it? Will anyone read it? And then finally it is out and still there is agony. Who likes it? Do kids like the book? Do moms? Does it have the punch that a great book does?
And then the universe sends a present by special delivery. In this case the present was Robin and Rachel. Their reactions confirmed what every author needs and hopes to hear. The book works! And best of all, it works for both kids and adults. And that is unique. I'm blessed. Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein, www.enchantedself.com
Radio Show: Kids, Tweens and Teens, A Positive Psychologist Looks at All Three on www.internetvoicesradio.com