Sit down and hold onto your keyboards for this one! Erica Bauermeister's novel, JOY FOR BEGINNERS, has SEVEN pivotal characters. Ok, you can breathe again. This is a intricately woven tale of thwarting fears and taking chances -- and how seven women, separately as much as together, agree to take on a challenge. For me it was a beautifully written, evocative and enjoyable book -- because it's … [Read more...] about Author Erica Bauermeister Wrote Her First Novel When The Characters Talked To Her. Don't Laugh, Writers. You've Been There!