Gerald Lund Shares How Writing Strengthened Relationship with Daughter

by | Jan. 08, 2015

Famous Mormons

Growing up as the daughter of best-selling author Gerald N. Lund, Rebecca Belliston heard the question countless times: “

Are you going to be a writer like your dad?”

She had watched her father's fingers work the keyboard for hours and was entertained by his books. But like her mother, Belliston was more interested in music. She often replied, “No, that’s his thing.”

That changed around 2008 when Lund received an unassuming email from his daughter, asking if he had time to review a manuscript she’d been working on.

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