Women and Adversity

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 ...

Women and Adversity: Jo Ann Mathews Author, Blogger

February 13, 2020

My first ebook, Women and Adversity, Honoring 23 Black Women, is available on several platforms thanks to Bent Elbow Press. The book is based on this blog I’ve written since 2014. I chose to f ...

Women and Adversity: Hazel Prior, Author, Harpist

January 23, 2020

The harp is one of the most fascinating instruments, and Hazel Prior is not only a professional harpist but author of the highly acclaimed Ellie and the Harp Maker.  Prior, 51, w ...


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