Earlier this week Robert Fear was featured in a guest blog feature on my writing blog, where he shared some personal photographs and backstory to his latest book Exclusive Pedigree. I am filled with admiration for Robert and this writing project as Robert has full-filled the dream of his late father by publishing his personal memoirs about his life in and out of Brethren. It is a wonderful book, so why not find out more.
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Sarah Jane Butfield
Author Robert Fear - guest blog on Sarah Jane's writing blog
A lot of my spare time over the past year has been devoted to making my father’s dream come true.
It started for me back in 1992 when my father, John, was becoming increasingly frail and was confined to bed most of the time. Visits to the hospital became more frequent and the doctors were talking about months, not years.
John had been working on his memoirs for several years and had already typed up many of the chapters. He also had plans in place for finishing the remaining chapters of his book. Now he was unable to continue and my mother, Mary, called me to see if I could help. I was more than happy to.
In the evenings and at weekends I sat at my computer and transcribed the chapters that John had already finished. These were duly printed off and sent back to him. There was a regular flow of padded brown envelopes with hand written corrections made by John and more words for some of the later chapters.
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