Thursday, January 23, 2020

Blog Tour, Author Interview & Giveaway: Breathing on Her Own by Rebecca Waters

Breathing on Her Own JustRead Blog Tour 
Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour & Giveaway for Breathing on Her Own by Rebecca Waters, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours!


Breathing On Her Own by Rebecca Waters Title: Breathing on Her Own
Author: Rebecca Waters
Publisher: Ambassador International
Genre: Contemporary Fiction
Release Date: November 5, 2019

An icy road and a sharp turn leave one woman dead, another clinging to life.

Molly Tipton looks forward to a peaceful retirement, but her life suddenly spirals out of control when her oldest daughter is involved in a terrible accident.

While two families grieve, details emerge that shake Molly to her core. As she prepares her daughter for what lies ahead, Molly discovers her oldest child is not the only one injured and forced to deal with past mistakes.

If it’s true that time heals all wounds, what are we to do with our scars?

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Can you tell us a little about yourself?

Certainly. I was a wife, mother, grandmother, teacher, and professor before I started my writing career. Then I was a widow, a teacher, and a missionary before I returned to my writing career. Now I describe myself as a mother, grandmother, and author.

What do you do besides writing?
I volunteer at my church, travel, and love to walk. I also love to paint, though my artistic efforts are not where I want to go…yet.
Do you have images you can share that come close to how you picture your characters? Do you like to find visual inspiration for your characters before or during your writing process?

This is an interesting question. I don’t generally have a “picture” of my characters in mind but when I saw the image for the cover of Breathing on Her Own, I recognized Travis and Molly immediately! And they looked strangely similar to my sweet husband and me standing there.   

What are some songs that you listened to or inspired you while writing your book?
Breathe by Michael W. Smith. That song didn’t come into the writing until though. I didn’t even have the title for the book until I was half way through the first draft. But it is the song I hear when I think of that book.
What message would you like readers to ultimately take away from the book?

I think the big piece is about not living on “borrowed faith.” Just because our parents may have been believers doesn’t make us believers. And Just because we go to church doesn’t make us believers.

What can we look forward to coming from you in the future?

I have another book, Libby’s Cuppa Joe set in Door County Wisconsin currently out and I am working on a romantic series set in my hometown of Lutz, Florida.

Thanks Rebecca!


Rebecca Waters

Rebecca Waters has been a writer most of her life. Her first published work was a story in the school newspaper she wrote in second grade. For many years Rebecca used her stories as illustrations in church settings and to entertain her own three daughters. Her professional writing included educational articles and research. Following her retirement as a professor of education from Cincinnati Christian University, Rebecca turned her pen to the world of fiction. She has also published several articles in Chicken Soup for the Soul, The Lookout Magazine, and Home Health Aide Digest.

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(1) winner will receive a $10 Dunkin' Donuts eGift Card and signed print copy of Breathing on Her Own (US only) OR a digital copy of the book and $10 gift card (outside the US).

Breathing on Her Own JustRead Giveaway

Be sure to check out each stop on the tour for more chances to win. Full tour schedule shown below. Giveaway will begin at midnight January 21, 2020 and last through 11:59 PM EST on January 28, 2020. Print copy US only. Winner will be notified within 2 weeks of close of the giveaway and given 48 hours to respond or risk forfeiture of prize. Void where prohibited by law or logistics.

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