SUMMER SPOTLIGHT: JOHN HOWELL

I am pleased to be part of Jill Weatherholt’s Summer Spotlight. Each Friday Jill is introducing authors through the summer. She is also a talented Romance author and a terrific person.

Jill Weatherholt

Many thinks, Jill for hosting the Summer Spotlight Series and for including me in your selection of guests.

Here are my three questions and answers.

What is special about the place you grew up?

I grew up in Detroit, Michigan and at first blush that doesn’t sound like a place that could in anyway be special. To me, there was no other place I would have rather been. I lived in a culturally diverse neighborhood. This diversity gave me wonderful experiences and memories of people with different backgrounds and customs. I was always amazed at how differently my friend’s families celebrated Christmas for example. There was always a core sameness around the birth of Christ, but customs and rituals were varied and unique. I was also able to gain a respectable amount of experience with different kinds of food by being invited to friend’s houses for dinner. In all, I…

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12 comments

  1. Nice interview, John!

    1. Thank you, Jan. πŸ˜€

  2. John, I appreciate your kind words. Thank you so much for participating in my series. Reading your answers to my questions was a moving experience for me.

    1. Aw. Thank you, Jill. Your blog is the first place (and may be the last) I discussed my struggle in coming to grips with my deep seated guilt. Thank you for the opportunity and for being such an open and supportive person. Hugs πŸ™‚

      1. I’m honored, John. I appreciate your honesty. I’m blessed to know you. Be safe!

      2. Thank you. πŸ™‚

  3. Nice job, Jon, Jill.

  4. Congrats on being in the spotlight, John. πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»

    1. Thank you, Michelle. πŸ˜‰

    1. Thank you, Traci. πŸ™‚

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