Suspicion is far more apt to be wrong than right; oftener unjust than just. It is no friend to virtue, and always an enemy to happiness. Hosea Ballou

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Gloria Zachgo
Gloria Zachgo
  • Writing: Crime Fiction, Thrillers, Suspense, Mysteries, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Literary Fiction
  • Country: United States
  • Books: 3
  • Profession: Author
  • Member Since: Sep 2016
  • Profile Views: 11,947

As a child I had the freedom to roam our Kansas farm while riding my horse and favorite friend, Nellie. I also attended one of the last in the country, one-room schoolhouses for my first eight years of education. I became quite independent (it sounds better than saying I was a little stubborn) and a self-learner.

When I became an adult I fulfilled my dream of becoming a wife and mother. My high school sweetheart and I are still together today. And I am still finding new and exciting things to explore. My interests, likes, and dislikes are changing constantly and I’m usually most passionate with whatever I’m doing at the time. But two of my passions—writing and painting—seem to be loves that are not going to leave me soon.

I told very few people that I was writing The Rocking Horse. So when I had a completed manuscript, it was a surprise for my friends and family. I love writing about ordinary everyday people and their struggles with what life deals them. I came to love the characters in telling Julie’s story. I hope my readers do too.

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The Rocking Horse

Publish Date: Aug 18, 2011

Genre: Crime Fiction, Mysteries, Women's Fiction

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    Gloria Zachgo interview

    Country girl from Lincoln County Kansas, author Gloria Zachgo wanted to be a mother, an artist, and a cowgirl as a child. She worked as a nurses-aid for a while as a teenager, but finally chose to go to business school. She joined a writing group about 12 years ago and wrote a few memoirs and fictional stories, later challenging herself to write a manuscript, her... read full interview