Author Writes Words of Encouragement

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Jacqueline Coote, author/artist/illustrator, writes books to encourage women and children.

Her books for mature women, encourage them to follow the dreams they once had, and if they had been discouraged or disillusioned when young, should now go ahead and follow their passions.  Perhaps financial problems, raising a family, divorced or widowed, a woman who has reached maturity can still fulfill her desires.  No one should discourage her.

Jacqueline’s books for children, are an ideal way of teaching them to never be discouraged, to be brave and face what ever comes their way.  Whether it is fear of making new friends, fear of experiencing the inability to complete a task, problems of facing a bully, experiencing loss or perhaps moving and entering a new school, her illustrated books help children to overcome these fears in a delightful way.  Whether the child reads the book themselves or has a parent or guardian read it to them, the messages will come across the pages to help a child overcome obstacles they face along the way.

Jacqueline illustrates all her books and designs her own book covers from paintings she has created in the past and ones she has design for a particular book.

Her books are available in paperback as well as e-book versions.






Stories of Women Who Want To Make A Change

Jacqueline Coote is an artist/author.  Her books are written with the older woman in mind, however, her ideas and concerns are for all women who want to make a change, but are afraid to do so.

Women who have been discouraged or disillusioned in the past, somehow find it more difficult to follow their dreams at a later age. Age is not always the case, as some soon realize, but fear of the unknown and fear of failure come into play at any age.

Jacqueline’s first book, Only 60+ You Go Girl, is a prelude to the subject she writes about in her nine subsequent books.

Available on, in both paperback and Kindle editions.

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HAVEN OF KINDNESS is a story of a nurse, whose love, dedication and caring for others shows over the years and even after retirement, she finds room in her heart to still care.


Kim, an RN, who has dedicated most of her life in the caring of others, has now come to realize that she should start thinking of retiring and leaving that part of her life behind her. Kim now wants to fulfill her dream while she still can in order to enjoy the rest of her life. While doing so, she finds herself once again involved in the caring of two people, Beatrice, an elderly yet feisty woman, whose life consisted of many personal tragedies and Bill, a strong and proud minded man, whose past haunts him and who is now stricken with a debilitating disease. Beatrice and Bill haven’t spoken to each other in years and while Kim can help them physically, emotionally they will have to heal themselves. A sweet and tender story of dedication, love and forgiving that will warm your heart.

Available in Paperback and Kindle Edition

What Is Your Excuse?

Was there something you always wanted to do when you were younger, but didn’t? How many times did you say you were going to do something but didn’t?

Don’t think you are the only one this has happened to. There are many people who have experienced this. They were disillusioned or discouraged when they were younger and now that they have the opportunity to follow their passion they are afraid or do not have the self-esteem they once had when they were younger.

Was it fear of failure? – There was a time you wanted to go ahead and experience something new, but if you failed, you were afraid you would be laughed at or ridiculed.

Were you disillusioned? – Did someone tell you not to do it because it wouldn’t be right for you?

Were you discouraged? – Was there someone who discouraged you to the point, where you now forgot about it? However, deep down inside you regret listening to that one person or persons and feel like kicking yourself. Could it be because now that you are older, you feel you can’t follow that dream?

I say take all of those reasons above and throw them in the trash. Pick yourself up and go and follow your hearts. Never let anyone change your mind. It doesn’t matter how old you are. You have experience behind you. You can look at yourself in a different light now that you have the opportunity.

When I think back about the things I wanted to do when I was younger, I laugh to myself, because not only did I achieve being an artist and writer, I achieved my self-respect and built up my self-esteem. You can also. Just because you are older, doesn’t mean you can’t fill that gap that has been there for so many years.

Take a look at yourself in the mirror. What you will see is a beautiful person, that can take control and follow their heart. If I can, you can.

The years have gone by quickly and as we get older they seem to be going faster. You only have one life to live. Live it. Enjoy life and what life has to offer you.

Start by making a list of things you wanted to do when you were younger. Now delete the ones that you think are now ridiculous and circle the ones that seem a possibility. From that list cross out the ones you really aren’t interested in any longer and highlight the ones that have been crossing your mind from time to time. Now work on that list and see what fits your needs and fulfill your dream.

Good luck my friends. Keep saying to yourself, I can, I can and you will.

Jacqueline Coote is an author/artist/illustrator.  Her genre – women’s fiction – encouragement and inspirational books for all women.

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