Thursday, January 12, 2012

Hunter D. Darden, Author Of ‘I Only Eat Trout’, Named As One Of ‘50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading’

Darden was picked from a field of hundreds of authors who appeared on The Authors Show. Her book, entitled ‘I Only Eat Trout ’, helps children cope with worry and anxiety

Hunter D. Darden, author of ‘I Only Eat Trout – Learn To Cope With Worry’, has been named one of ’50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading’. Her honors came as a result of her appearance on The Authors Show. Darden was chosen from a field of hundreds of authors through a public voting process. ‘I Only Eat Trout – Learn To Cope With Worry’ is written to help children learn how to cope with worry and anxiety.

“I am grateful,” stated Darden, “that my inherent love for words has been rewarded by the inclusion in this book of merit. Words have the power to touch hearts, mend souls and generate the kind of laughter that heals. The great return is in knowing that my creativity and desire to touch lives has been appreciated.”

Hunter D. Darden grew up in Elkin, NC, the daughter of a doctor and a kindergarten teacher. Her most valuable lessons about life were learned through her parents, both influential role models. Through the years, Hunter enjoyed writing as a hobby. She developed her writing skills as the editor of her high school newspaper. She wrote feature humor stories for the paper. Hunter went to Meredith College in Raleigh, NC. She graduated with a B.A. in Psychology, continuing to enjoy writing as an outlet.

Her first book, ‘The Everlasting Snowman – A Story Of The Cycle Of Life’, is an inspirational book for children and adults alike. The book explains that the natural cycle of life goes on and on. ‘The Everlasting Snowman’ was the catalyst for her other books that followed in quick succession. Hunter enjoys using her words to touch and lift hearts or to bring about a much-needed laugh.

Darden’s other books include ‘Gorgeous Georgia – A Story Of Inner Beauty’, ‘Horse Sense and Savvy’, ‘Milliseconds Of Joy!’, ‘Pete’s Angel – A Story Of Self Love’, ‘The Reel Thing – A Fishing Story Of Hope And Joy’ and ‘Tapestry – A Novella About The Healing Of The Soul’.

Hunter Darden is available for media interviews and can be reached using the information below, or by email at More information is available at her website. ‘I Only Eat Trout – Learn To Cope With Worry’ is available at and at her website.


Hunter D. Darden wrote her children's book, 'The Everlasting Snowman', after her father's death in an effort to find a gentle way to explain the natural cycle of life to her children. It was the catalyst for four more children's books, a photography book, a novel, and a book that is a collection of humor/inspiration articles she has written for The Charlotte Observer. She has have been the recipient of the Excellence in Creative Writing Award by the NC Federation of Women's Clubs and the Meredith College Career Achievement Alumnae Award.


Hunter D. Darden