Women and Adversity

Women and Adversity: Nina Amir Blogger, Nonfiction Author

July 11, 2019

  I became familiar with Nina Amir when I bought her book, How to Blog a Book. Her books and her website are a treasure trove of information that offer many opportunities to succeed. She ...

Women and Adversity: Sara Ackerman, Author

June 27, 2019

At her website, Sara Ackerman states that her motto is “Patience and Perseverance.” She had written three novels——still unpublished——before she attempted historical fiction. The result ...

Women and Adversity: Lady Deborah Moody, First Woman Landowner in America by Guest Blogger Lynn Andrews

June 13, 2019

Lady Deborah Moody (1580-1659) was born in London from a wealthy family. Once her husband died and her son sold most of the family land, she became associated with the Anabaptists, a Protestant ...

Women and Adversity: Robin Houghton, Part II Award-winning Poet, Blogger, Author

May 23, 2019

In Part I, British writer Robin Houghton explains how she tried for 30 years to get her poetry published and finally succeeded in 2010. She now has about 100 poems published, has won several poe ...

Women and Adversity: Robin Houghton, Part I Award-winning Poet, Blogger, Author

May 9, 2019

  Determination is the keyword to describe Robin Houghton. She chose a career in marketing but says she tried for more than 30 years to get her poetry published. In 2009 her goal was to ...

Women and Adversity: Ann B. Ross, Part II, Novelist, New York Times Bestselling Miss Julia Series

April 25, 2019

  Ms. Ross was so thorough in answering my questions that I felt it was necessary to post them in two parts.  Here is the link to Women and Adversity: Ann B. Ross, Part I ...

Women and Adversity: Ann B. Ross, Part I Novelist, New York Times Bestselling Miss Julia Series

April 11, 2019

Miss Julia made her debut in 1999 with Ann B. Ross’ Miss Julia Speaks Her Mind, and on April 2, 2019 she made her 21st appearance in Miss Julia Takes the Wheel. All Miss Julia books are still ...

Women and Adversity: Tanarsha Hunter, Singer and Rising Songwriter

March 14, 2019

 When The SoundHouse, a live music venue in Shallotte, NC, opened in August 2018, members of the Pamoja! band accompanied lead singer Tanarsha Hunter. Her rendition of “Smoo ...

Women and Adversity: Ann Weisgarber, Part II Historical Novelist

February 28, 2019

  Since Ann Weisgarber's answers to my questions include inspirational and motivational details, I chose to divide the post into two parts. Here's the link to Part I: https://wp.me/p4sz ...

Women and Adversity: Ann Weisgarber, Part I Historical Novelist  

February 14, 2019

Thanks to Ann Weisgarber, readers of The Personal History of Rachel DuPree readers learn how harsh it was for women to live in the Badlands of South Dakota during the early 20th century. The P ...

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