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Excerpt From Sara Braca’s “When The Church Burns Down, Cancel The Wedding.”

Excerpt From Sara Braca’s “When The Church Burns Down, Cancel The Wedding.”

The following is an excerpt from Sara E. Braca and her hilarious debut memoir, ‘When the Church Burns Down, Cancel the Wedding: Adventures from the Other Half of Single‘. When […]

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Buddhist Kyomi O’Connor’s Debut Memoir Follows Her Spiritual Journey After Losing Her Husband To Cancer

Buddhist Kyomi O’Connor’s Debut Memoir Follows Her Spiritual Journey After Losing Her Husband To Cancer

The following is an excerpt from ‘A Sky Of Infinite Blue‘ (September 6, She Writes Press), Buddhist and Medium Kyomi O’Connor’s debut memoir about her spiritual journey after losing her husband to […]

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How Writing Paved Way For My Healing & Recovery From PTSD And Bipolar Disorder

How Writing Paved Way For My Healing & Recovery From PTSD And Bipolar Disorder

By Amelia Zachry [TW: mention of rape] Trauma and mental illness colored most of my adult life. I was diagnosed with PTSD and Bipolar Disorder II at age twenty-six. I […]

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Magic, Miracles, Travel & Romance – Renee Linnell’s New Memoir Is A Wild, Page-Turning Adventure

Magic, Miracles, Travel & Romance – Renee Linnell’s New Memoir Is A Wild, Page-Turning Adventure

The Follow is an excerpt from Still on Fire: A Memoir by Renee Linnell. Published by Pink Skeleton Publishing. Copyright © 2022 by Renee Linnell. Chapter 1: Slow Down I […]

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Compelling Memoir Documents Author’s Escape From Generational Trauma Into A Life Of Labor Activism

Compelling Memoir Documents Author’s Escape From Generational Trauma Into A Life Of Labor Activism

The following is an excerpt from Yvonne Martinez’s forthcoming book ‘Someday Mija, You’ll Learn the Difference Between a Whore and a Working Woman’ (October 18, She Writes Press). At eighteen, Yvonne […]

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I Used To Hide My Abortions – Not Anymore

I Used To Hide My Abortions – Not Anymore

By Isidra Mencos The United States Supreme Court has overturned Roe Vs Wade, which could lead to complete bans or severe restrictions on abortions on many states. The fact that […]

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I Wrote A Memoir About Giving My Baby Up For Adoption At A Home For Unwed Mothers In The ’60s

I Wrote A Memoir About Giving My Baby Up For Adoption At A Home For Unwed Mothers In The ’60s

By Laura L. Engel It was 1967, the Summer of Love, and I was a typical senior in high school, living on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. My life was simple, […]

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Bestselling Author Amy Edelstein Shares Excerpt From Her Life-Changing Travel Memoir ‘Adventure In Zanskar’

Bestselling Author Amy Edelstein Shares Excerpt From Her Life-Changing Travel Memoir ‘Adventure In Zanskar’

The following in an excerpt from ‘Adventure in Zanskar: A young woman’s solitary journey to reach physical and metaphysical heights’ (Paperback, Nov 2021). In 1983, twenty-one year old Amy Edelstein […]

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Your Sex Life Shouldn’t Have To End When You Turn 70

Your Sex Life Shouldn’t Have To End When You Turn 70

By Elizabeth Green I’m watching the Grammys and I’m loving the country music gals singing so beautifully and remembering it wasn’t always cool to love country music. But then, in […]

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Kevin Hart, One Of The World’s Biggest Comedians, Shares Life Lessons In New Audiobook

Kevin Hart, One Of The World’s Biggest Comedians, Shares Life Lessons In New Audiobook

He may be the butt of many jokes about his height, but Kevin Hart is the one having the last laugh. In 2016 he was listed as the world’s highest […]

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“My Life As A 20-Something Year-Old Model” – An Excerpt From Nikki DuBose’s New Memoir

“My Life As A 20-Something Year-Old Model” – An Excerpt From Nikki DuBose’s New Memoir

By Nikki DuBose [An excerpt from ‘Washed Away: From Darkness to Light’, chapter 7 “My life as a 20-something year-old model”] At some point, my eyes opened. Hands; I felt […]

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I Gave Up My “Good Girl” Role When I Realized Pleasing Others Isn’t My Only Goal In Life

I Gave Up My “Good Girl” Role When I Realized Pleasing Others Isn’t My Only Goal In Life

By Jane Wyker ‘Good Girl’ is always a damaging role, never an expression of the authentic self.  It is usually taken on in childhood, an unconscious choice to accommodate others’ […]