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Middle-Pause
Helping you to create an oasis in the middle of your crisis of managing work, family, relationships, parenting, menopause, and caregiving.
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Helping you to create an oasis in the middle of your crisis of managing work, family, relationships, parenting, menopause, and caregiving.

Editors
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Debbie Walker
A Self-proclaimed Word Pilgrim seeking the Kingdom of Words within. Has a vision to encourage, empower, & enhance the lives of others...one word at a time.
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Meg Stewart
writer, author, freelancer, Freelance Filter founder, single mom of four, grammi of 10. Get in touch at solutionsbystewart@gmail.com
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Marilyn Flower
Writer, sacred fool, improviser, avid reader, writer, novel forthcoming, soul collage facilitator, prayer warrior and did I say writer?
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Margie Pearl
Writer, seamstress, knitter, gardener. Toastmaster. Middle-Pause: Editor, STOMP! Podcast sound engineer. Tell me a story!
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K.L. Bennett
Mother of 6 awesome males, music lover, photographer, avid reader, autodidact, Ninja Writer, Taurus in menopause, seeker of peace.
Writers
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Shaunta Grimes
Learn. Write. Repeat. Visit me at ninjawriters.org. Reach me at shauntagrimes@gmail.com. (My posts may contain affiliate links!)
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K.L. Bennett
Mother of 6 awesome males, music lover, photographer, avid reader, autodidact, Ninja Writer, Taurus in menopause, seeker of peace.
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Shannon Ashley
Single mama, full-time writer, ex-vangelical. It's not about being flawless, it's about being honest. Top Writer. shannon.ashley.medium@gmail.com
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S. J. Gordon
Singer of songs, collector of stories, modern-day Scheherazade, and a damned fine bird wrangler. https://mailchi.mp/560d4143d10e/sjgordonupdates
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Annisa Wanat
Strategist & Storyteller. www.annisawanat.com
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Janis Cox
Creativity Spiritual Catalyst. Author/Illustrator. Christ Follower. FB group for artists and writers. Free Bible Art Course. https://www.janiscox.com
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Dena@Write-Solutions
A professional freelance writer specializing in crafting content for law firms and businesses. Visit my website at https://writesolutionspro.com/
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Shelly McIntosh
Writes about life and relationships. Cats feature prominently in her satire pieces.
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Juneta Key
Writes Speculative Fiction*SS/FF*Visit me @ https://linktr.ee/JunetaKey JunetaKey.com & Stormdancebooks.junetakey.com
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Kay Bolden
Managing Editor, P.S. I Love You | Owner, A Seasoned Woman | Human Parts, ZORA, London Reader | Tweet @KayBolden | kayboldenmedium (at) gmail
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Jocelyn Soriano
“Currently living in and writing about a real-life love story with Jesus” ❤ Follow my story at https://catholicdiary.substack.com/
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Roz Warren
Writing Coach/Medium Sherpa Roz Warren(https://muckrack.com/roz-warren) (roSwarren@gmail.com) writes for everyone from the New York Times to the Funny Times.
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Mary Gallagher
Simplicity guru, nature lover, loyal friend, literacy coach, dreamer. Pick more daisies! https://simplelifesimplefaith.com
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Meg Stewart
Freelance writer, business coach, author, software go to gal. Farm-girl at heart. Skill hoarder. Grammi of 10. Reach me at solutionsbystewart@gmail.com
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Marilyn Flower
Writer, sacred fool, improviser, avid reader, writer, novel forthcoming, soul collage facilitator, prayer warrior and did I say writer?
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Michelle Marie Warner
Grateful single mama writer with a plethora of passions. Keen observer with an eye for editing. She/her. Let’s connect. rockinsupergirl@gmail.com
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Zuva
EiC of An Injustice! | Works in Business Insider, Huffington Post, Greatist, ZORA etc | Rules are made to be critiqued + bettered | Email — hello@zuvaseven.com
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Remington Write
Writing because I can’t not write. Twitter: @RemingtonWrite or Email me at: Remington.Write@gmail.com https://remingtonwrite.blogspot.com/
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Dawn Bevier
My name is Dawn Bevier, and I am a teacher, thinker, learner, and writer. I love literature and all things “wild, airy, and beautiful.” @dawnbevier
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Diane Overcash
Fine Art painter, fiddler, actor and arranger of words. And butter snob.
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Janie Emaus
Janie Emaus is an author/blogger. ON SALE NOW! Latkes for Santa Claus. https://www.amazon.com/Latkes-Santa-Claus-Janie-Emaus/dp/1510759883/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?
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Kimi Ceridon
Recovering corporate engineer | Writer | SEO, Content, Research & Long-form | Technology, Food & Wine, Travel, Productivity | www.NoReturnTicket.KCeridon.com
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PunitaWrites
Punita shares her musings about midlife, her immigrant family, and life at the intersection of disability and diversity. She loves history, words, and culture.
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Ana C. Reis, PhD
Microbiologist 🔬 Science Writer by Day 📖 Fantasy & Science Fiction Writer by Night 🐉Traveler 🌍 Web-marketer 💻 Visit My Website www.poweredbybooks.com
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PlainTalkBadManners
Stories from my life journey. Money. Religion. Sexuality. Kids. Therapy. Books. Writing and Novel writing. Being Human in Our World. In no particular order.
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Meg Stewart
writer, author, freelancer, Freelance Filter founder, single mom of four, grammi of 10. Get in touch at solutionsbystewart@gmail.com
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Aikya Param
Aikya Param is a licensed minister, a visual artist, and writer.
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DRM
Writer, copy/line editor. Writing in science, society, environment, injustice, and mental health. Also personal essays. And some random weirdness.
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Daniella Mini
Ponderer, parent, runner, teacher, immigrant. I want to help you “Know thyself”. Check out The Honest Ponderer: https://mailchi.mp/eea027e7565f/medium-subs
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Trudi Griffin, MS, LPC
Shining light in the darkness with words ~ devoted to Jesus.
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MeraBaid Kaur
Writer, work/wellness coach, free-spirited mom. My passion is sustainability for families.
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Julie McClung Peck
Mom, daughter, writer for Bustle, Elite Daily, Romper, & Grok Nation…& for you, right here. Coming to you live from the American South. Opinions my own.
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A. Nonymous
I write (sometimes) about how childhood affects adult relationships, and politics. Mostly I just read. Student of psychology, astrology, and life.
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Margie Pearl
Writer, seamstress, knitter, gardener. Toastmaster. Middle-Pause: Editor, STOMP! Podcast sound engineer. Tell me a story!
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Warren Turner
A semi-retired, progressive clergy person who writes personal essays about life at 80. Minnesota Twins fan and supporter of all LGBTQ+ issues. He/Him
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Tess Wheeler
Writer, editor and English teacher. Reader and beach walker. I used to live in Hong Kong and London but now I’m back home in the North East of England.
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Nicole Campbell
Fan of complicated song lyrics, pink lake sunsets and intelligent conversations. Daughter, Mama, Teacher. Vulnerability matters. wordsmithery858@gmail.com
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Dina March
Television writer and producer. Two-time cancer survivor. Bucket list traveler.
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Christine Schoenwald
Writer for The Los Angeles Times, Salon, The Startup, Tenderly, Fearless She Wrote, MuddyUm. Christineschoenwaldwriter.com
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Karen Madej
ILLUMINATION writer & editor. Sometimes a poet. Delighted to be learning from others. linktr.ee/wrtwrds https://mediumauthor.com/@wrtwrds
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Kim McKinney
I write about people, faith, travel, adventure, justice & life. I love a good story. I blog for fun at kimberleymckinney.com; twitter.com/kimmckinney719
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Sherry McGuinn
Long-time writer and big-time dreamer. Screenwriter. Cat mama. Red lip aficionado. sherrymcguinn@gmail.com
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Kathryn Dillon
Life’s a journey. Sometimes a peaceful hike in the woods, sometimes a screaming joyride down a dark highway. I’m on a quest to discover my truth by sharing it.
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Lizbeth Finn-Arnold
Lizbeth Finn-Arnold is a freelance writer, blogger, and independent filmmaker.
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Matilda Fairholm
Survivor, Believer, Writer, Lawyer. From Australia, a country of beautiful contrasts (and also of odd spelling, so I’m told .....)
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Selma
‘Ordinary’ selmamartin.com Reader/Writer/Learner/Enthusiast. A late bloomer & Slow Reader. Believer of Miracles & Kindness.
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Lee-Anne Hancock
Recently retired Poison Control Specialist. Now writing a murder mystery and blogging about the fun and freedom for those retired and those about to retire.
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EP McKnight, MEd
Actress, Stage playwright, Author, Motivational Speaker, Teacher Fitness Coach. www.epmcknight.wixsite.epfitspiration Follow me: https://linktr.ee/EPMcKnight
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Michelle Thall
Creator, Teacher & Learner on a journey to become myself — whole, well & happy — and help others do the same. Join the tribe @ TheWholeWellnessProject.com
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Julia Miller
Building a productive and profitable life on a small farm. Writer, speaker, modern homesteader. Farm blog and more at fivefelinefarm.com
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Louise Foerster
Writes "A snapshot in time we can all relate to - with a twist." Novelist, marketer, business story teller, new product imaginer…
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Ms. Mary Ann
Mary Ann makes her home in the Appalachian Highlands, has a Bachelor’s in Industrial Engineering, and is nearing retirement at stay-at-home motherhood.
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Goddess in Training
Soul which searches for beauty and truth
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Elle Nolan
Writing is my way to escape reality for a bit. https://linktr.ee/ellenolan
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Susan Kehoe
Worked in automotive companies; owned communication business; pub manager US Defense Dept; editor of magazines; PhD in cognitive psychology & education.
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Florie Barry
I enjoy the balance as a Writer, Accountant, and Toastmaster. Combining analytical/logical with creative/philosophical/spiritual and storytelling.
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Alison Acheson
Alison Acheson’s latest book is a memoir of caregiving, Dance Me to the End: Ten Months and Ten Days With ALS. She teaches writing in an MFA program.
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Ranjani Rao
I write insightful personal stories about my scientist, immigrant, travel life. 4 books http://bit.ly/RanjaniRao. Share memoir journey -www.ranjanirao.com
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Terianne Falcone
AKA Miss T and I teach No Bull Writing workshops online! https://www.facebook.com/groups/nobullwriters - teriannefalcone.com — misst@teriannefalcone.com
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Vanessa Robinson
Writer and Observer: Injustice, History, Family, Love, and Politics. Electrical Engineer. Completing First Historical Fiction Novel.
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MaryJo Wagner, PhD
Non-fiction writing coach with ADHD loves reading, writing, the mountains, Bach and Willa Cather. Get “9 Tips for Readable Writing” at maryjo@mjwagner.com
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Cathryn Stout, Ph.D.
Cathryn Stout is a native Memphian and a researcher, diversity educator, and scholar of American cultural history.
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Caroline de Braganza
Wise Old Woman (WOW). Forever curious. Emotional Health, Self, Politics, Society, Spirit and Music. Essayist, Poet, Humorist. Top Writer in Music.
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Heidi Dulebohn
Cracking Social Codes for Good| International Cultural Consultant | https://twitter.com/heididulebohn
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Aimée Gramblin
Smitten with nature. Fascinated by humans. Nostalgist. Poet. Memoirist. Personal Essayist. 13X Top Writer. Featured Food Column in The Innovation.
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Marilyn Regan
Marilyn is a writer, yogi, and spiritual medium. Her favorite people are animals, especially ones that meow. She loves the ocean and hates one-use plastic.
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MaryRose Denton
Writer/Speaker/Advocate, Come join me as I make a life by doing something with total love & pure soul. maryrosedentonwriter.com or maryrosedenton8@gmail.com.
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Cindy Heath
Nature and learning inspire me. People and writing make me happy. Follow me at: https://medium.com/@cindyheathwrites.
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Gayatri
Data Enthusiast....Spiritual Seeker who is Exploring connections between self, god and ego....Solo Traveler
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Andrea Aikin
Mom, writer, human in the world.
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Leana Hardgrave
As an avid traveler and explorer, I’ve been humbled and inspired by so much of the world. I try to share the beauty of the world with you through my stories.
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Diana Carson-Walker
Diana Carson-Walker. Scientist turned mad artist on her way to being a real human. P.S. I Love You, Ninja Writers Pub. www.sidewaysintocrazy.com
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Marla Bishop
Londoner, philosophy graduate, journalist, relationship coach, wife & mother. MA in Novel Writing; working on 1st novel. Follow me: https://linktr.ee/Marla
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Helen Clare
Helping you get to grips with perimenopause and menopause before it gets a grip of you. https://linktr.ee/Helenclare
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Stacy Davenport
An American expat funny mum of twin teens scribing vibes while growing older gratefully. www.salcodav.com
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Tasha McKnight
Soul of a mermaid, mouth of a sailor. Lived on 3 continents and sailed the 7 seas. I write about life and love to review books.
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Bebe Nicholson
Writer, editor, publisher, journalist, author, columnist, believer in enjoying my journey and helping other people enjoy theirs. bknicholson@att.net
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Tara Zoë Roshe
Tara Zoe Roshe is a disabled woman and bipolar survivor who writes nonfiction and poetry. She lives in New Jersey.
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Katie Michaelson
I’m a retired therapist who specialised in parenting. I write on the edge of verse and prose about plants and people and simple things.
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Patricia Davis
Pat is a certified ELA, speech, and drama teacher. She enjoys writing, reading, baking, gardening, and crafting. Top writer in Food and Cooking.
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Marie Jones
Librarian. Writer. Curious human. Exploring inconsistent organization & messy productivity. Get the book: www.messydeskconsulting.com/the-messy-planner
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Annie Huang
Recovering perfectionist. Refugee lawyer-turned-life coach.Embarking on her greatest adventure yet as a mum. www.LoveYourJourney.net | annie@loveyourjourney.net
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Rebecca Ruth Gould
Poetry, politics, translation. The Caucasus, Iran, Islam, Palestine. Professor Islamic World & Comparative Literatures. https://rrgould.hcommons.org/
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Kate Frick Sheridan
KATE FRICK SHERIDAN, memoirista /writer, reader, plant nut / www.frickatewrites.com
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Laura Culberg
Yoga and meditation teacher, writer, entrepreneur, mother. Searching for meaning everywhere. Get my weekly FREE stories here: https://lauraculberg.substack.com/
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Jean Campbell
Writer in true crime, humor and poetry. For more, check out my web page at https://jxcampbell.com
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Samantha Lazar
Poetry, fiction, and essays in celebration of being a Mom, Wife, Educator, Writer, & Lover of Life.
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Rae Lately
Rae is my middle name. If I sound the same, it’s because I am here writing about life, society, and the view from another voice.
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Marne Platt
Writing about whatever comes to my mind. Editing whatever comes to your mind. Join me at www.fundamentalcapabilities.com
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Melinda Crow
8x NATJA prize winner; #TBINchat host; pericarditis patient. Found on: Newsweek, Cruise Critic, MSN Travel. Writer’s Toolkit https://melindacrow.substack.com/
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Pam Golden
Writer who loves life and lives it outside the box
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Yvonne Borgquist
My passions are raising awareness of the special needs community, public speaking, consistently enjoying life with a grateful heart, and glorifying God.
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Sophie Radvan
writer. introvert. homebody. potty mouth. dog cuddler. tattoo collector. horror fanatic. candle sniffer. nachos connoisseur. sweatpants model.
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Courtney Burry
Mother, writer and traveler. I love to use satire and humor. I write about politics, family, business, sports, health & self-help. So, basically everything.
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Rica Keenum
Journalist, yoga enthusiast, author of Petals of Rain and essays for Scary Mommy, Huffington Post, Motherwell, Literary Mama and more. Connect at Ricawrites.com
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Kinley Slayed
Writer, photographer, poet, musician, cat lover, survivor. Taking it one day at a time.
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Priscilla Whoolery McCormick
I love reading and writing memoirs; they inspire me. Right now I’m writing about my struggle with — and recovery from — postpartum psychosis. What’s your story?
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Linda Horton
Born a photographer, but prone to writing haiku on public transportation, or baking things. Death Doula in training. info@lindahortonphotography.com
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Gabriela Francisco
Gabriela Francisco. Avid storyteller. Educator. Sunset Chaser. Poodle lover. Photographer. Beach walker. SOAR (Survivor of Abused Relationships) founder.
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Susie Antonia
Susie Antonia. Educator. Avid storyteller. Parent. Artist. Photographer. A Canadian who loves drinking tea by the seaside. www.thegoodapple.ca
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Abigail Carter
Writing about widowhood, life, grief, art, writing and publishing. #singlemom #author #memoirist #writer #widow #9/11widow #artist
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Conquering Cognitions
Jill - clinical psychologist, cognitive behavioral therapy enthusiast & slow, but dedicated, runner. LEARN MORE at https://conqueringcognitions.com
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Chinyere Okoh
Pharmacist | I use poems and stories to build resilience| Stimulating you to bounce back and aim for the best| https://t.co/Ll3wRfLBFH