We all need stories and it is stories that a writer tells. When a story touches the reader, it is because the writer has found some truth that affects the reader in a way that inspires, enlightens, entertains or connects us to each other.

It is the writer's challenge to hold the tension between the character's uniqueness and his/her universality. When that is successful, the story can belong to the reader, whether that reader is a child being read to, a parent, or a grandparent.

It is my hope that somewhere in my writing, whether it is a children's story, a non-fiction book about aging, a short story or a romance, you will find something that resonates with your own life's meaning.

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Dr. Ann G.Thomas
Nancy Thomas

"The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common." Ralph Waldo Emerson Author, speaker, and psychotherapist, Dr. Thomas lectures internationally to audiences ranging from church groups, college students, business men and women contemplating early retirement, chiropractors, psychologists, and medical doctors who treat the elderly, and general audiences interested in their own aging process. As a storyteller she has entertained and enlightened audiences ranging from retirement communities to passengers on a cruise ship.