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Contributors

New Novel ‘Smashers Synched’ Serves Up The Heroines That Women Are Hungry For

New Novel ‘Smashers Synched’ Serves Up The Heroines That Women Are Hungry For

By Shaz Kahng “Sure, there’s a push to get more talented women of color onto boards and into the C-suite, but you know what? Those women just aren’t out there.” […]

Entertainment

Author, Entrepreneur & Cancer Survivor Heather Chauvin Shares Her ‘Dying To Be A Good Mother’ Story

Author, Entrepreneur & Cancer Survivor Heather Chauvin Shares Her ‘Dying To Be A Good Mother’ Story

The notion of “Dying to be a good mother” is a familiar refrain to many mothers worldwide. Especially now with the impact of COVID-19 laying bare the systemic inequalities that […]

Family Life

Empowering Reasons To Love Being Single This Valentine’s Day

Empowering Reasons To Love Being Single This Valentine’s Day

By Jerra Latrice There was a time when I dreaded Valentine’s Day. I disliked seeing couples together during this day, and I was extremely bitter about not being in a […]

Interviews

Trailblazing Country Songwriter Aimee Mayo On Taylor Swift, Writing For Women & Her New Memoir

Trailblazing Country Songwriter Aimee Mayo On Taylor Swift, Writing For Women & Her New Memoir

If you aren’t yet familiar with Grammy nominated Country Music songwriter Aimee Mayo, we guarantee you you are already very familiar with the music she has written for some of […]

Feminism

Not Good Enough – Gender Breakdown Of The 100 Most Popular Books In American Colleges

Not Good Enough – Gender Breakdown Of The 100 Most Popular Books In American Colleges

The books students read in college shape the leaders of tomorrow, and with inclusivity and representation being so central to today’s society, you’d think that there would be an equal […]

Creativity

Author Seeks To Reconcile Her Grandfather’s Nazi Past In Thought-Provoking New Memoir

Author Seeks To Reconcile Her Grandfather’s Nazi Past In Thought-Provoking New Memoir

Imagine if you found out that someone you loved had a dark past. That happened to author Gabrielle Robinson, as she tried to reconcile the grandfather she knew with his […]

Contributors

Gone Black Girls: Finding the Forgotten, Telling Their Stories

Gone Black Girls: Finding the Forgotten, Telling Their Stories

By Pamela Harris When I was five years old, I woke up to an empty apartment. I ran to my parents’ room, ready to jump into bed with them — […]

Girl on a Mission

Teen Author Draws From Her Own Experience In New Novel ‘The Terrible Bullies’

Teen Author Draws From Her Own Experience In New Novel ‘The Terrible Bullies’

As anyone in school would know, bullying is everywhere and comes in many different forms. But how do we stop it? When you are different from other kids in any […]

Causes

Former Athlete & Self-Defense Expert Dispels Rape Myths In Her New Book ‘Awareness Is Armor’

Former Athlete & Self-Defense Expert Dispels Rape Myths In Her New Book ‘Awareness Is Armor’

The following is a guest post from author Alexandra Allred, whose new book is titled ‘Awareness is Armor: Learn to Defend Yourself Online and In Real Time’, out now. Alexandra […]

Girl on a Mission

A Dove Commercial Inspired This Mom To Write A Book Empowering Her Daughter To Love Her “Magic Curls”

A Dove Commercial Inspired This Mom To Write A Book Empowering Her Daughter To Love Her “Magic Curls”

We’re all familiar with a number of Dove videos and campaigns that have gone viral over the past decade, and there’s a good reason why they’ve helped disrupt narrow standards […]

Contributors

Art, Love, Redemption Converge In Music Executive’s Poignant Novel Critiquing Masculinity And The Millennial Generation

Art, Love, Redemption Converge In Music Executive’s Poignant Novel Critiquing Masculinity And The Millennial Generation

By Tiffanie DeBartolo While doing press for my new novel “Sorrow,” I’ve consistently been asked one question: How difficult was it to write from the point of view of a […]

Interviews

Author Meredith Fineman Helping Us Master The Art Of Fearless Self-Promotion In Her New Book “Brag Better”

Author Meredith Fineman Helping Us Master The Art Of Fearless Self-Promotion In Her New Book “Brag Better”

Self-Promotion. Bragging. Talking up your achievements. Fearlessly proud. These are words and phrases that can easily conjure up anxiety or even shame in a number of people. What is it […]

Contributors

Society’s Disdain For “Difficult” & Gritty Women Made Me Unapologetically Write My First Novel About One

Society’s Disdain For “Difficult” & Gritty Women Made Me Unapologetically Write My First Novel About One

By Shelley Blanton-Stroud My debut novelist friends like to play this game called, My Favorite Amazon Review. (And by favorite, we don’t mean best.) Here’s the headline of my favorite […]

Creativity

'Adult Conversation: A Novel' book cover. Image via the Adult Conversation Parenting Facebook Page

I Unintentionally Wrote A Perfect Pandemic Read For Moms Who Are Over It

By Brandy Ferner Of all the 419 months I’ve been alive, the worst month for a book launch would be this one. And yet here I am with one hand […]

Girl on a Mission

New Memoir Offers Courageous Journey Of Assault Survivor Seeking Wholeness

New Memoir Offers Courageous Journey Of Assault Survivor Seeking Wholeness

[TW: Rape, sexual assault] Anne Reeder Heck’s new memoir offers both guidance and solace for those seeking healing and ready to explore paths of forgiveness and spirituality. ‘A Fierce Belief […]