Thursday, October 15, 2015
My Past Life as a Dung Beetle Cover Reveal Re-release
"My Past Life as a Dung Beetle" by L.K. Hatchett has a new cover! Ashley Atkins did a fantastic job of capturing the essence of the story with her wonderful drawing. There were a few other changes as well as a dedication page added, so the story has been re-released as the 2nd Edition today.
Jim Williams loves to collect stuff, but his wife thinks it's all crap. He may have led a past life as a dung beetle.
Yes, it’s only 11 pages long, but in these 11 pages is a truly wonderful, unique story that has you thinking and laughing with every sentence. It’s about a man who believes that in his past life he was a dung beetle, of which he is quite proud. Why would anyone want to be a dung beetle, you are probably asking? I know I was. By the end of this book, you’ll have that answer, along with a warm feeling in your heart for the man and his family.
(The 2nd edition is 13 pages long.)
Finally a book of hoarder justifications! Junk collectors and their families would appreciate this book. This book won’t cure junk retention, but it might make you laugh.
My past life as a dung beetle is about a collector of random stuff and his family. I had no idea what to expect when I started reading it, and the first couple of pages both amused and confused me. They were funny and cute, but I didn't get it. Then, the story really got going, and I hurried through it with a smile on my lips. All the pieces fell into place and everything made sense.
I'm sure I stem from a genetic line of gatherers. I save all sorts of crap because it might be useful at some point in the future. My husband has a collection of collections. My past life as a dung beetle made me smile with recognition, root for the hero, and sympathize with the heroine. It is a touching story about life, well worth reading.
Barnes & Noble: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/my-past-life-as-a-dung-beetle-lk-hatchett/1122768575
This story was edited by Michelle Browne at Magpie Editing.
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