In her second memoir, L.L. writes about her long search for wellness after the end of her marriage. Her explorations take her to India multiple times--to places as varied as a nine-day silent meditation retreat; the Osho sex ashram in Pune; and the Kumbh Mela in Benares. We had a great time talking about how she 'overcame the wellness revolution' and how she wrote and published her memoirs.
Jill and I have known each other online for several years, and she was one of my key beta readers. We had a wonderful conversation about the writing and publishing process and what it takes to bring a very personal story into the world.
At my virtual book launch, fiction author Lucy Weldon asked me about the challenges of writing my first memoir; the hardest parts to write; what I learned, and what I might have done differently. I also read a pivotal scene.
We had a great chat. Listen in.
In ULTRAMARINE, her debut short story collection, published on May 5, 2023, Lucy Weldon takes us around the world, touching on some of the major geopolitical issues of our time, while keeping to the heart of human longing and the need for love and connection. Discover her exquisite stories and listen in on what she has to say about the creative process.
Kanchan Bhaskar's debut memoir, LEAVING: How I Set Myself Free from an Abusive Marriage, will be published on April 11, 2023. She shares her experience openly and talks about the role of faith on her path to freedom. Her words give hope that something beautiful can come out of a terrible situation.
Karen DeBonis writes about motherhood, people-pleasing, and personal growth. She shares her at times difficult experience writing memoir, its many silver linings, and the challenges and fun of book marketing. Her book will be published on May 2, 2023, and is available for preorder.
Dana Goldstein shares her writing journey and why she chose independent publishing. She also shares valuable tips and a roadmap for publishing your books. Her memoirs are varied, focused, and written in her straightforward, candid, humorous style. Learn more on her website. http://danagoldstein.ca
Maria Daversa's debut novel is a fascinating psychological story that will keep you turning the pages to find out what happens to co-narrators Ana and Toni. https://mariadaversa.com