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About Me...

BIO

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Sally Friscea, married for the first time at fifty, writes with humor to give hope to the longing heart. Calling the Space Coast of Florida home, she’s prior military, and now a bookkeeper, budget counselor, and multi-genre award-winning author. She also sells her crafts on Etsy.

 

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Sally Friscea, married for the first time at fifty, writes with humor to give hope to the longing heart. Calling the Space Coast of Florida home, she’s prior military, and found herself on an ISIS kill list, but is currently trying to live the quieter life of a bookkeeper, financial counselor, and of multi-genre award-winning author. She enjoys writing children’s picture books, murder-suspense, dystopian and shorter works of fiction and articles.

She recently finished a humorous self-help book on menopause and is the Social Director of the Florida Christian Writers Conference. She’s a member of Word Weavers International (Merritt Island Chapter) and sells her crafts on Etsy.

 

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Sally Friscea writes with humor to give hope to the longing heart. As a prior member of the military, she found herself on an ISIS kill list but is now trying to live a quieter life, marrying for the first time at the age of fifty.

Whether to those waiting for a spouse, children, or spiritually lost loved ones, she weaves hope and humor into nearly every story, including her blog, Hope in Waiting. She is a multi-genre award-winning author who's completed two children’s picture books, an adult murder-suspense novel based around the Kennedy Space Center, and a humorous self-help book on menopause. She also enjoys shorter works of fiction and articles.

Currently, Sally is working on subsequent novels for the murder-suspense novel series, a speculative dystopian novel about the aftermath of a second civil war, and other projects that reflect her diverse background.

She’s the Social Director of the Florida Christian Writers Conference and a member of Word Weavers International (Merritt Island Chapter). When she’s not bookkeeping, budget counseling, or writing, Sally enjoys spending time with family and friends, scrapbooking, and doing crafts, some of which she sells on Etsy. You can connect with her on SallyFriscea.com

 

WRITING EXPERIENCE

Sally Friscea is a multi-genre award-winning author who has previously written two children’s picture books—one is Pigs aren’t People, a story of a little girl who learns about sharing her possessions and time with children who have less (2013 FCWC Award); the other, Manners, is a rhyming book of manners. Focus on the Family's Clubhouse Jr printed excerpts of the Manners book in their November 2021 issue. She’s written works of poetry, articles, and short stories, including Hard Fall (2015 Tapestry Award).

 

The murder-suspense book, Deep Breaths—a Samantha Mason Murder Suspense (2013 FCWC Award), is the first completed novel in the series. She is currently working on the sequel, Welcome to the Gun Show (2016 Tapestry 1st Place Award, 2018  FCWC Honorable Mention). She is also working on a dystopian novel, The Second Rebellion—A New Normal (2019 FCWC Award), and a nonfiction (self-help) book on menopause, Over the Hill and Careening down the Other Side (2019 OHCWC 1st Place Nonfiction). 

 

In 2016 the Lightning Blog of Splickety Publishing Group published her flash fiction story, A Study of Reflection, Sherlock’s Moriarty. She won a 2019 contest for inclusion in an anthology, Blessings in Disguise, with a nonfiction story on how menopause-related sleep issues led her to finally getting married at the age of fifty. In 2019 she had a devotion published on the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN), When Fear Knocks on Your Door, based on her true story, Life on the ISIS Kill List (2016 Tapestry Award). You can find her Hope in Waiting blog on her website, SallyFriscea.com.

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