Women and Adversity

Women and Adversity: Laura Drake, Novelist

November 14, 2019

Laura Drake has carved out a unique romance niche for herself by writing about cowboys and bull riding. “The Sweet Spot,” the first in her three-book series Sweet on a Cowboy, won the 2014 Rom ...

Women and Adversity: Janet Evanovich, Author

October 24, 2019

 At google.com, choose any number from one to 26, add Stephanie Plum, and you’ll find a novel featuring this Trenton, N.J. bounty hunter, the unique character Janet Evanovich created. Twisted ...

Women and Adversity: Tammera Cooper Novelist

October 10, 2019

Tammera Cooper told author Lizzie Lee in an interview, “I didn’t think about writing a book until my husband died in 2009. You start to think about what’s important when you lose someone c ...

Women and Adversity: Leila Meacham Novelist

September 26, 2019

Leila Meacham, who lives in San Antonio, TX with her husband, had three romances published in the '80s while teaching high school English. She started a novel but abandoned it because teaching dem ...

Women and Adversity: Cheryl A. S. Hurley Guest Blogger Leadership, Mindset and Wellness Coach

September 12, 2019

Change is inevitable! We face change every day of our lives, and change can have a different impact on our lives. My personal experiences amid chaos became my teacher. I learned how t ...

Women and Adversity: Jenni Barnett, Australian Historical Novelist, Part II

August 22, 2019

In Native Companions, the first book in her Dreamtime Mysteries series, Jenni Barnett writes about aboriginal culture through the eyes of her protagonist, Rex Graham. Rex continues his search for ...

Women and Adversity: Jenni Barnett, Australian Historical Novelist, Part I

August 8, 2019

I met Australian native Jenni Barnett on a cruise to the Panama Canal. Her personal story as well as her series, Dreamtime Mysteries, are fascinating enough to break into two posts at my Women a ...

Women and Adversity: Judy L. Mandel Writer, Memoirist

July 25, 2019

Judy L. Mandel self-published her memoir, Replacement Child, in 2009 then released the ebook in 2011. When thousands of the ebooks sold, she contacted agent, Rita Rosenkranz, who in 2015 notif ...

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 ...


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