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Debut Author Podcast: Julee Balko

Julee Balko has been a Creative Director and freelance writer for years – while mothering and lassoing her three crazy daughters in her spare time. But she’s always wanted to be a “real” writer – the kind who has a book with her name on it.

The Things We Keep is her first novel and a dream come true. Julee started writing this book after her mother passed away because she was thrust into a world of grief that no one talks about. She wrote this story especially for women and men who are a part of the sandwich generation – those who are trying to take care of their aging parents while balancing parenting, a job, and multiple glasses of wine.

She is working on her second novel, “The Me List,” which brings to life an unlikely friendship between neighbors.