I am over at The Showers of Blessings blog this morning with the first post in my While the Bombs Fell book tour. This post is about how my mother and I chose the title of this book. Miriam has a lovely blog and shares beautiful photographs and poetry. Do go over and have a look around.
Welcome to Day 1 of the “WHILE THE BOMBS FELL” Blog Tour! @bakeandwrite @4WillsPub #RRBC
While the Bombs Fell
How we decided on the title
While the Bombs Fell is a collaboration between my mother, Elsie Hancy Eaton, and me and tells a fictionalized account of her life as a small girl growing up in the small English town of Bungay, Suffolk during World War II.
Deciding on a title for a book is never easy and we bandied around several ideas before coming up with “While the bombs fell.” Although this book is not violent and focuses more on how families carried on with their everyday lives, despite the on-going war, this title seemed appropriate as everything and everyone was touched by the bombing and the war across the channel and in the oceans and skies.
People became so accustomed to listening for the sound of the bomber planes and the…
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