I love January 6th (despite the mess that happened last year) because it is the epiphany. While I’m not particularly religious, my Catholic upbringing installed deep roots through my unconscious, stirring my soul on certain special dates. Epiphany translates from Greek as “revelation from above” and my child-mind blended my own life long search…
The Palo Verde Trees Beguile Us
we come to the desert seeking sun, the kiss
of honest conversations,
a swollen river of memories
Untold Story #15: Christine Shields Corrigan, NJ Memoirist, Two Time Cancer Survivor
Christine, I’ve read your inspiring memoir, Again. What made you decide to write this piece? During the initial lockdown from March to May 2020, I kept seeing posts on social media or hearing friends say, “When we get back to normal . . .” Each time I heard that expression, I cringed because it reminded…
Untold Story #14, Camille Beredjick Brooklyn Writer
There are peaks, valleys, and devastating spirals, and it can be hard to make sense of those setbacks when you feel like you’ve already come so far. But in writing the essay, I had a reason to think clearly and intentionally about what I was going through and how I could make sense of it moving forward, and I’m proud of what I was able to do.
Untold Story # 12: NJ Writer Victoria Livingstone.
(Her)oics is available at the publisher site (Regal House Publishing, imprint Pact Press), your local bookstore and online retailers. It is getting a very warm reception. Our events have been uplifting, warm gatherings with writers offering their beautiful stories and audiences around the country receiving them kindly. See this page for details on all upcoming events including the next…
(Her)oics Writer Untold Story #11 Lori Jakielo
I miss my friends. I miss coffee shops, those quiet caffeine-fueled respites that seem to coddle, if not settle the monkey down. I’m grateful, of course, to have a home to huddle down in, to have my loved ones healthy. But some days, I just want to lie down in traffic.
Untold Story #9 Talia Basma
The launch of (Her)oics grows near! Please consider coming to one of our events, starting with launch day, March 11 at Bookspiel, hosted by Regal House Publishing and West Coast Launch, March 13 in conjunction with indie bookstore, Book Passage. All events are on Zoom and free, but please register to receive the link. Talia…
The Untold Story #2
E.K. Bayer The (Her)oics Anthology will be out with Regal House’s Pact Press March 11, 2021(!) I’m excited to share more details about our fabulous contributors in this blog series about writers, The Untold Story. Today we meet E.K. Bayer, a writer and mother who got a new job with the pandemic: home-school teacher to twin boys. She shares…
The Untold Story #1
Because at a time when we still must isolate physically, stories can help us stay connected.