"Congrats Jean, what a feeling it must be. As I sit here on the couch looking down at my own dog, 16 year old Scooby, I remember the night last spring when I had my own aha moment and knew that I had to write about being trafficked as a 13 year old…"
"I started working on a memoir and found that I am writing essays instead, it was something I had not planned. Somehow during the process of writing and remembering the past all these essays came out and I am now glad they did. I do agree…"
"I guess I'm in the recovering junkie category you experienced in your classes. The first night I went to a meeting of my writers group I later went home and googled run on sentence and for a short while all of my sentences were…"
"Hi Jill, it was nice to find your comment, I lived in New York for about 8 years. Times Square was a different place when I was there...I have not been back since I left in 1980 and plan on visiting some time soon. I love finding people like…"
I am a survivor of sex trafficking and abuse as a young girl, my book, Girls Guide to Survival: Life Lessons From the Street is in process. I speak on overcoming adversity and abuse. I want to empower and give hope to other people who have been trafficked or abused. My message is one of not being a victim but a victor. And not only surviving but thriving.
Connect with me online! My site, blog, or Twitter handle are:
barbaraamaya.com twitter barbaraamaya4
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Nonfiction, Poetry, Memoir, Journalism, Blog Posts
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Arlington Writers Group
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