The local author presents her second self-published novel Collision, the story of four inextricably intertwined, yet diverse, characters who are all passengers on a plane flight from San Diego to New York.
From the author:
, a compelling novel written by local author, Debra M. Cooper, is the story of four inextricably intertwined, yet diverse, characters who are all passengers on a plane flight from San Diego to New York. The reader is intimately drawn into each of their individual stories and their relationship to one another prior to the crash. The question then becomes, "will any of them survive?"
Debra will present her inspiration for developing the characters and storyline of Collision
. Rich in descriptive adjectives and detail, Debra sees every scene she writes in her mind and takes the reader on a journey of suspense. Blinded at the age of 14 due to an accident involving a swing set, Debra's penchant for positivity and her love of the written word will be sure to inspire.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
DEBRA M. COOPER acquired her degree in secondary education from Arizona State University. She taught high school in Arizona for three years and subsequently worked at The Arizona Republic
as an advertising copywriter for eight years. After spending time as a freelance writer, she worked as the promotion coordinator for Mountain Living
magazine and then the senior writer and editor for Summit Christian
newspaper in Flagstaff, Arizona. In 2002, she became the staff writer at Remuda Ranch, an outpatient treatment center for eating disorders. Today, Cooper works as the communications specialist for Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center near Chicago, a center that treats women and girls with addictions, trauma, mood and eating disorders.
Debra lives in both Flagstaff and Phoenix, Arizona with her husband, Joe, and she is the mother of an adult son, Zack. She is passionate about yoga, volunteer work, professional football, felines, good people and excellent writing. Collision
is Debra's second novel. She published Behind the Broken Image
in 2002. Due to a tragic accident, Debra has been totally blind since the age of fourteen.