Landscapes of a Mind:
A Collection of Fiction, Nonfiction, and a Novella
About the Book
A variety of fiction stories depicting children and families who continue to search for that rainbow yet still find stormy weather. The essays show ways that an easier life is available if you look for it. The novella, a mystery, is set in the heart of the South, with a few twists and turns, like all mysteries of life have.
About the Author
Sharon Penn is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) who has worked for child-serving agencies and as a psychotherapist in private practice in three states for thirty years. Some of the short stories and essays depict the children and families she knew in her social work career. Names have been changed to protect identities. The novella, a mystery, is set in the heart of the South with a typical southern lifestyle, dialect, and mannerisms. It has a twist at the end that the reader will not be expecting. Although this is her first book, she began, edited and wrote for a company magazine for a children’s agency in Florida. She lives in Central Florida, where she is working on her second book, which will be out in a few months. It is a self-help book, Change 1 Behavior — Improve Your Life, a proven method that has been researched and tested by groups and individuals.