Friday, July 3, 2020

Green Ghost, Blue Ocean by Jenifer M. Smith – Available now!



After suffering stormy seas en route to publication, Green Ghost, Blue Ocean is now available! Yay, Jennifer!
Green Ghost, Blue Ocean is a travel memoir about a 40,000 nautical mile adventure that spans seventeen years. Early in their careers, Jennifer and her husband Nik come to realize that the rewards in the corporate world will always be the same—more money to buy more things, but never time off for self-discovery. When they begin to imagine a life outside the norm, they seize on the idea of long-distance sailing as the perfect way to journey down a road less travelled.
Green Ghost, Blue Ocean is a story about taking time and taking a risk, about unwittingly losing your identity while simultaneously redefining yourself in ways never imagined. It is a story about the importance of starting and the acceptance of an imperfect plan. It is a tale of the triumph of conviction: if you believe that you'll figure it out when you get there, it’s amazing how far you can go.
Order your copy from your favourite book store or directly from the distributor, Nimbus publishing, here.
Note:In 2019, Jennifer’s manuscript for Green Ghost, Blue Ocean won the Pottersfield Prize for Creative Nonfiction prize. For more on the prize, see here.

P.S. Jennifer's going to be the guest speaker for my Writing Personal Stories class running on Tuesday evenings this summer. 

See Brian Henry's schedule hereincluding writing workshops, weekly online writing classes, and weekend retreats in Alliston, Bolton, Barrie, Brampton, Burlington, Caledon, Collingwood, Georgetown, Georgina, Guelph, Hamilton, Jackson’s Point, Kingston, Kitchener-Waterloo, London, Midland, Mississauga, Oakville, Ottawa, Peterborough, St. Catharines, Southampton, Sudbury, Toronto, Windsor, Woodstock, Halton, Muskoka, Peel, Simcoe, York Region, the GTA, Ontario and beyond.

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