As Quite as It’s Kept is a journey into the heart, mind, and soul of the author. Jacquelyn Dortch has used writing as a means of dealing with life’s joys and challenges. This book is a compilation of short stories and poems that depict major events occurring in Jacqui’s life. She credits these events as the driving forces for how she stumbled into her purpose. The ultimate reward for this author is that someone might be inspired or encouraged by her words.