Teen writes novels to deflect pain of multiple surgeries

Writing novels deflect pain of surgeries for teen 01

Just 19, Emilee King has already experienced a lifetime of joy and pain, happiness and sorrow.

Next month, she is throwing a celebration of life that will double as a book launch and a signing party.

The event — set for Sept. 3 at Pioneer Bookstore in Provo — acknowledges that King has mastered her mind over her body and has done so by completing her second novel, “Surviving Through the Night.”

Excerpt from Genelle Pugmire’s article in Herald Extra.com- Click here to  read more.


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I am a retired psychologist now writing freelance . I have published Commonsense Wisdom for Everyday Life, Young Man of the Cloth, The Pastor's Inferno, Navigating Life: Commonsense Reflections for the Voyage, Release Your Stress and Reclaim Your Life, and Make the Best of Your Teen Years. I wrote a newspaper column in Batavia, NY for fourteen years. My articles are now available in my free newsletter, Sliding Otter News. Subscribe free at http://www.eepurl.com/mSt-P.

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