I started writing a nonfiction book, Watching Their Dance: Three Sisters, a Genetic Disease and Marrying into a Family At Risk for Huntington’s, in 2010. The experts in the book world suggested developing a website, mine is WordPress, before a book is published to have a platform to promote it on.
So, I started building my Author Website, https://theresecrutchermarin.com in 2014 and my first blog was published on May 1, 2015.
Today, I write a blog twice a week and 80% of them are centered around Huntington’s Disease and my experience, heartache, tough decisions, stress, over 36 years, with three sisters-in-law dying from the disease. What is Huntington’s Disease
My goal in writing a blog is to disseminate information to Huntington’s disease (HD) communities in the United States. I vowed to myself, that through the blog, FaceBook, Twitter and LinkedIn, I would share resources so no one had to feel alone. When Lora, Marcia and Cindy were struggling with HD the resources were scarce and John and I felt very alone.
The nonprofit, Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA), has a blog on their website that is published weekly, reported by Dr. Leora Fox, PhD, Senior Manager, Research & Mission Programs. https://hdsa.org/blog/
Below is the header on my author website:
We Can Never Lose HOPE……………