A Fan Letter!
I arrived home from my trip with lots of notes, ideas, and memories. I promise I’ll tell you more about the trip as soon as I’ve caught my breath and caught up â€¦ at least a little! But I found something very exciting in my mail that I have to shareÂ – a fan letter from Corinth, MS!
Fredra Brooks Wilbanks, born in 1917, is a member of the Alcorn County Genealogical Society and volunteered there until two years ago when she developed health problems. She’s a descendant of Samuel and Jane Mitchell Doak and has done a lot of research on the Doak family.
Mrs. Wilbanks wrote, “â€¦you were at Downtown Books store in Corinth, Mississippi. My daughter-in-law Kim Rhodes works at the bookstore and you autographed ‘Spring House’ for me. I could relate to the stories. â€¦ I loved and enjoyed every page. It would be wonderful if history teachers would require students to read ‘Spring House.’ â€¦ I’ll be looking forward to reading your next book.”
I’m so glad that my book can give joy to an 89-year-old lady. And, of course, I agree wholeheartedly that my book should be required reading in schools!