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October 20, 2011

JUST WHO IS KENNETH WEENE ANYWAY?

KENNETH WEENE


                                           JUST WHO IS KENNETH WEENE ANYWAY?


Life itches and torments Kenneth Weene like pesky flies. Annoyed, he picks up a pile of paper to slap at the buzzing and often whacks himself on the head. Each whack is another story. At least having half-blinded himself, he has learned not to wave the pencil about. Ken will, however, write on until the last gray cell has retreated and there are no longer these strange ideas demanding his feeble efforts. So many poems, stories, novels; and more to come.


So far, Ken has two novels published by All Things That Matter Press and a third will be out soon.


The first is Widow’s Walk, the story of a woman restarting her life and her two adult children. Widow’s Walk is a tale of love, sexuality, religion, and spirit. A box of Kleenex is an essential accessory when reading this emotional and meaningful novel.


Memoirs From the Asylum is set in a state psychiatric hospital. Full of tragedy, humor, and pathos, Memoirs reminds us that there are many forms of asylums and that it is all to easy to give up the most essential human freedom, the freedom to choose who we are. More than anything, Memoirs From the Asylum is a book for people who love words; it is a book that asks to be read aloud.


Coming soon is Tales From the Dew Drop Inne: Because there’s one in every town. The folks who hang out at this neighborhood bar are struggling to know that they too belong. This is a book of intersecting stories that illustrate the humanity of us all and our search for a place in which to belong.


Trained as a psychologist and an ordained minister, Ken knows that the human heart is the most elemental place to begin any story. Having also written a good amount of poetry, he strives to make the language of his books unique. Ken also brings the clear-eyed realism of a born and bred New Englander to his writing. The overall results are books that are especially moving and well-written.


You can learn more about Ken athttp://www.authorkenweene.com

A good link for more about Widow’s Walk is:

http://vidego.multicastmedia.com/player.php?p=wbgzb2yk

For Memoirs From the Asylum visit 

http://vidego.multicastmedia.com/player.php?p=nqm74a8k


Both Widow’s Walk and Memoirs From the Asylum are available in print as well as Kindle and Nook.


1 comment:

  1. Kenneth Weene is a man full of humor, wisdom and a heart full of love and caring.

    His books touch our emotions bringing tears to the eyes, joy to the heart and everlasting memories of a fantastic story.

    I can't wait to read his soon to be released, Tales of the Dew Drop Inne.

    Thank you Ken for your words, your never ending dedication to help others and mostly, your friendship.

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