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  • I think that memoirs are, right now, providing readers with some of the things that novels and short stories provided in the 19th and early 20th centuries—telling stor...
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    Below is a recent article at my blog, Black-Eyed Susan's. Please weigh in. I've been...industry to treat you like silly little girls who gush and fantasize over one model of beauty. You have no probl...
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  • Hi, a few of my friends recently went through traumatic divorces/break ups and the prompt got me going. This is what I wrote.   The Tower Something strange happened to...

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    It was where movies stars used to go and rest up, be pamper...script their agents had just sent over. A series of modest bungalows set around a beau...setts. Back when his books didn’t sell or sold only modestly, they lived in a much sma...
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    I was halfway through “Homegoing” before I began to connect with it. As Yaw, a histor...dependence. Gyasi was born in Ghana and raised in America. I suspect Yaw was modeled on her father, of whom she...
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    BEHIND THE BOOK: BREAKING THROUGH SILENCE Breaking through silence, opening secrets, and writing about all of it can be dangerous and it can be wildly surprising a...

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  • Truly - it is the only photo that I have that I am willing to share. I had skin cancer shortly after this photo and I have been very aware of the scar. Although people...
  • Loved this. Thick skin, therapy and sequins are all on my wish list.
  • Thank you Kamy so much…for your reframing the definition of success toward the more positive self-affirmation, for believing in the transformative power of writing, fo...