The Making of a Novel
May 2, 2012 – Brenda Rice describes the process of writing her first book, Remmie, A Southern Heiress, as being similar to watching a movie in her mind (Click to Tweet). The inspiration started appearing in her mind in 1994. She was encouraged by her father, husband and daughter to put her story on paper.
“One day, I realized I knew this red-headed girl,” Rice says. “I knew everything about her. At that point, I started writing the story. It was a most fascinating story to me.”
Rice says the book is completely fiction, but some of the characters’ qualities are inspired by friends and family. The journey to become a published author has been a learning experience for Rice. “Through it all, it has been a wonderful journey.”
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Remmie, a Southern Heiress
About the book:
Having spent all her life in foster care or group homes, Remmie had every reason to be angry. Life had not been kind to the lovely auburn-haired girl, but the Remingtons had given her another chance at life with every advantage. The wealthy doctor and his wife adopted Remmie when she was 11.