It was up to me to introduce Julianne Belle to the world. I would write her a story, one that would make her feel like an empowered heroine,
And Suddenly I Had to Write
Sandy Peckinpah
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Your responses to adversity are so inspiring, Sandy. You truly demonstrate the power within us of choosing NOT to play the victim card or any other card that does nothing to bring healing, only bitterness, loneliness, and despair.

Keep writing. There is no doubt that your writing is strengthening people who have none left.

You are showing them how to get up with grace. Even though it doesn’t feel graceful in the moment.