The Book

Eshelle Butler was born and raised in Chicago Illinois. She graduated from Columbia College Chicago and has a BA in Marketing Communications and Journalism. She also has a background in music. In addition to being an Author, she is also a Poet, Screenwriter, and Blogger. Eshelle is divorced and has one child and currently resides in a small town outside of Chicago Illinois.
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I hope everyone is having a wonderful holiday weekend. Tomorrow is Memorial Day for those who live in the United States and we have a lot to be thankful to all our fallen heroes.
I want to let you know what the status of my upcoming novel is and some of you will probably be ticked when I tell you this but It is just not happening. I have been going through a lot here at home and have had a very difficult time coming up with the best story I possibly can for you. Sadly, I have decided to shelve this story and work on something new. The novel that I have been co-writing with my boyfriend is still being written and close to being completed. But I have done all I can to the solo project that I have been working on for the past five months even with all the changes that it has undergone. It just is not good enough. Perhaps I am being too hard on myself but I just refuse to release anything that is worse than my last book which was my best work. 
My mother is dealing with Alzheimer’s Disease and I help her every day. What can I say…it’s been hard. It is not in the final stage yet; thank god but my mother still needs a lot of assistance doing everyday tasks.  Watching her slow decline has caused me to have bouts of depression and I am managing it. Writing helps but sometimes you need a little something extra. My boyfriend has been the most supportive boyfriend I have ever had and I honestly don’t know what I would have done without him. He is my rock. He saw how much I've been wracking my brains out over trying to