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Thought Leader Minal Bopaiah Breaks Down Equity vs Equality In New Guidebook For Change

Thought Leader Minal Bopaiah Breaks Down Equity vs Equality In New Guidebook For Change

We’re all familiar with the term “equality“, and the need to create more of it in our world. Many of us are also familiar with the term “equity“, but you’d […]

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Why White Kids Should Read Books About Non-White Protagonists

Why White Kids Should Read Books About Non-White Protagonists

By Payal Doshi Often a ‘well-intentioned’ person has said that my novel about a girl from India who embarks on a magical quest to find her brother would be perfect […]

Creativity

New Book Contains Hilarious Stories Of Women Trying to Navigate First Dates in Midlife

New Book Contains Hilarious Stories Of Women Trying to Navigate First Dates in Midlife

The following is an excerpt from Jodi Klein’s upcoming book ‘First Date Stories’ (She Writes Press, September 14), where readers experience the ups and downs of love with the powerful […]

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Author Lands Six-Figure Book Deal After 13 Years Of Failed Attempts & Time Spent Paying It Forward

Author Lands Six-Figure Book Deal After 13 Years Of Failed Attempts & Time Spent Paying It Forward

By Jessica Vitalis Writing a book is hard. Getting an agent is harder. And landing a book deal — that’s about as easy as landing on the moon. Or so […]

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New Novel Reveals The Untold Story Of Environmental Activist Marjory Stoneman Douglas

New Novel Reveals The Untold Story Of Environmental Activist Marjory Stoneman Douglas

By Lori McMullen Marjory Stoneman Douglas died on May 14, 1998 at the age of 108. She was, even in her later years, the boldest environmental activist you likely know […]

Creativity

Writing A Book? Start With Some Advice From 5 Of The Best Female Authors

Writing A Book? Start With Some Advice From 5 Of The Best Female Authors

In 1950 just 30% of best-selling novels had female names on the cover. Today, that figure is almost 50%. So to celebrate how far women writers have come, we decided […]

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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 […]

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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 — […]

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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 […]