5 July 2022

Blog Tour Interview With Renee Yancy, Author of More Precious Than Gold


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I'm pleased to welcome author : Renee Yancy to The Writing Desk:

Tell us about your latest book

A young woman refuses to become a pawn in her grandmother’s revenge scheme and forgoes a life of wealth and royalty to pursue a nursing career as America enters WWI and the Pandemic Flu of 1918 wreaks havoc in New York City. 

What is your preferred writing routine? 

I don’t really have one, as I am still working as an RN.

What advice do you have for aspiring writers? 

Don’t send in your first completed manuscript too soon.

What have you found to be the best way to raise awareness of your books? 

I’m still working on that!

Tell us something unexpected you discovered during your research.

That the Pandemic Flu of 1918 affected mainly young people in the prime of life, ages 20 to 40.

What was the hardest scene you remember writing?

There is one scene that was difficult, as it was based on a true nursing experience I had with a young child on a Pediatric unit. I don’t want to say too much on that, as I don’t want to give that away.

What are you planning to write next?

I have ideas for an American Western/Frontier trail series, as well as a WWII story I homage to my hometown of Buffalo, NY, which is heavily Italian and Polish. Pierogi! Pasta!

Renee Yancy
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About the Author

Renee Yancy is a history and archaeology specialist who works as an RN when she isn’t writing historical fiction or traveling the world to see the exotic places her characters have lived. A voracious reader as a young girl, she now writes the kind of books she loves to read—stories filled with historical and archaeological detail interwoven with strong characters facing big conflicts. Her goal is to take you on a journey into the past so fascinating that you can’t put the story down.  When she isn’t writing, Renee can be found in the wilds of Kentucky with her husband and a rescue mutt named Ellie. She loves flea markets and collecting pottery and glass and most any-thing mid-century modern. Find out more at Renee's website https://reneeyancy.com/ and find her on Facebook and Twitter @YancyRenee


1 comment:

  1. Thank you so much for hosting today's tour stop for More Precious Than Gold.
    All the best,
    Mary Anne
    The Coffee Pot Book Club

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