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    August 2018
    My mother and I wrote a book together. No small feat for a mother and a daughter. But we are kindred spirits and we wanted to write a book about the need to revive the art of care in medicine. My mother, a feisty Scottish nurse and medical social...
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  • An article by Irene Allison was featured
    July 2018
    If writing a book and getting it out into the world isn't difficult enough, along comes promotion. For writers who love to grab a megaphone and shout out to the world, promotion is probably a lot of fun. But if you're like me, an introvert,...
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  • September 2016
    Profoundly moving, Mary. Even in the womb I think we can feel grief, right down in the furthest depths of our cells. I'm sure your book will help many, those experiencing traumatic loss, and those who haven't but who care about all parts of the...
  • September 2016
    Betty, what a great post! As you say, it is very tricky picking a good title. Really important too since nobody likes being fooled by anything misleading. Personally, I love symbolic titles that reflect the key themes within the story, adding deeper...
  • September 2016
    Thanks for sharing this, Patti. Wishing you success with your book!
  • September 2016
    Absolutely beautiful and very touching, Karen, thank you for sharing this. I admire the courage of your journey, of your writing, and your courage in letting go. Your memoir will continue to help others. And who knows ... maybe one day off in the...
  • September 2016
    Excellent suggestions! As a reader, I love it when writers can capture the surprising and the sensorial. As a writer myself, I really appreciate your ideas for honing that skill. Thank you! 
  • September 2016
    Bravo, Bella, what a beautiful post! A terrific reminder of how important it is to take stock and celebrate all of our achievements however big or small, to step away from the "to do" list, to take time to breathe and smile and dance. So happy to...
  • September 2016
    Sounds like a deep and moving memoir you've created. Wishing lots of success!

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