patience mason

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About me

Industry Publishing
Occupation Writer
Location High Springs, FL, United States
Introduction I'm the wife of a Vietnam vet, Robert Mason, who wrote the book, Chickenhawk, a memoir of his tour as a helicopter pilot, who came home with PTSD. 51st anniversary on Dec 2. We have been through a lot. Recovering from the War is the book I wrote when we found out about PTSD. I continue to write about it. I am also working at writing fantasy and scifi for young adults and picture books.
Interests writing, walking, books, movies, cooking, gardening, swimming, kayaking (flat water), fantasy, science fiction, young adult literature, memoirs, war, trauma, spirituality, recovery from addiction and from trauma, sewing, helicopters, aviation
Favorite Movies Gran Torino, The Departed, Failan, Wasabi, The Princess and the Warrior, Death at a Funeral (British version), Speaking of Sex, Breaker Morant, Seven Samurai, Unforgiven, My Neighbor Totoro, The Iron Giant
Favorite Music Anonymous Four, most 60's rock and roll, Creedence, the Band, baroque music, blues
Favorite Books Chickenhawk (Robert Mason), Persuasion (Jane Austen), Close Quarters (Larry Heinemann), Operating Instructions (Anne Lamott), Gorky Park (Martin Cruz Smith), Air Combat at 20 Feet (Garrett Middlebrook)