Today I’m excited to be able to share an interview with one of the many great authors of the Legacy collection, Lizzie Harwood. I had fun reading her story and even more fun revisiting it after talking to her about what inspired her.
Thanks for joining me for an interview! Could you please start by telling us a little bit about your story in the anthology?
Thanks for the interview, Katie, it’s lovely to be on your delightful blog. I was thrilled to be asked to join the #30Authors in the Legacy anthology and thought I’d write about my dad’s grandfather dying at sea during World War One and his son dying soon afterwards on the battlefields of the Somme, and how another great-uncle died 20 miles away during one of the many ‘Big Pushes’ of that chilling war. I wanted to know what trace that left on my parents. But my folks are hard to pin down and wrestle emotional catharsis and dénouement from, so I decided to tell the story of what a cat does to a group of people, what legacy she left on me and my family. Read more »