Women and Adversity

Women and Adversity: Susan Wingate, Author, Part II

July 9, 2020

Susan Wingate, Author, Part I, appeared in my June 25 blog post. Her wry humor and easy-going style continue in her answers below. Her latest book, How the Deer Moon Hungers, will be released July ...

Women and Adversity: Susan Wingate, Author, Part I

June 25, 2020

Susan Wingate’s creativity spans a multitude of genres, so fans of mystery, thriller, memoir, fantasy, young adult, inspirational, family drama and a sprinkling of romance have nearly two doze ...

Women and Adversity: Edwidge Danticat, Prize-winning Author

June 11, 2020

Edwidge Danticat was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and came to the U.S. when she was twelve. She has written across many genres and has won several awards. Oprah chose Breath, Eyes, Memory as a s ...

Women and Adversity, Recognizing 23 Notable Mothers

May 28, 2020

Women and Adversity, Recognizing 23 Notable Mothers is the second book in my Women and Adversity series. It features some famous mothers: Maria von Trapp, mother of the von Trapp singers Can ...

Women and Adversity: Nina George, Part II, Author

May 14, 2020

Part I of Nina George’s post appeared April 23 on this blog. Now in Part II she answers more questions about obstacles she faced getting published. She is an international bestselling author f ...

Women and Adversity: Nina George, Part I Author

April 23, 2020

  I am privileged to have Nina George, an international bestselling author from Germany, respond to my request for her to participate in my blog. I assumed she’d answer in English, a ...

Women and Adversity: Rajia Hassib, Part II Novelist

April 9, 2020

Part I of this blog appeared March 26. In it Rajia Hassib tells of returning to school and the stresses she experienced writing In the Language of Miracles. JAM: What was the biggest obstacle y ...

Women and Adversity: Rajia Hassib, Part I, Novelist

March 26, 2020

Rajia Hassib’s first novel, In the Language of Miracles, is about an Arab-American family dealing with their son’s arrest for rape. In an interview she says she wanted to explain what it’s l ...

Women and Adversity: Rebecca Hodge, Novelist

March 12, 2020

Rebecca Hodge wrote her debut novel, Wildland, while working full-time as a clinical scientist. She says, “As a result, my writing was heavily concentrated on the weekends!” Hodge was bo ...

Women and Adversity: L. Diane Wolfe, Author, Publisher

February 27, 2020

“How to Publish Your Book Now” and “How to Promote Your Book Now” were presentations L. Diane Wolfe gave at the September 2019 Hampton Roads Writers Conference. Both were based on her bo ...


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