“I reject that I am a victim, and celebrate that I have survived; even in the surviving, there are landmines.” – Tina Truax, Girl on the Right: Memoir of a Life Upside Down
It feels wonderful to know my story will benefit from the exposure a retailer of B & N’s magnitude can offer.
“You don’t think it’s good enough? Even with all the 5-star reviews and everything people have said?”
It’s not enough to receive a great review. I need to know that the reviewing source carries weight in the world of all things author life.
Truax’s story is bold and inspiring, and her lively presentation keeps the reader wanting to read more.
This collection of anecdotes and lessons learned as a result of numerous missteps as a two-time wife (not to be confused with a two-timing wife) will provide more than a few belly laughs and head shakes.
I’ve never looked at the park in the same light. Maybe it’s irrational, but my heart sees the property as soiled or sacred. My husband mentioned that every time we pass by, I murmur, “That’s where my friend was kidnapped by a serial killer.”
Reading my words to people, being able to emote as my words were intended during their birth, was a beautiful experience. I loved the freedom to truly connect with my audience, and be vulnerable in the telling of my truth.
I am surprised at how much fun my first 5k was!
I am a creative with a day job, and work on self-promotion a little at a time, depending on when I get a few free minutes to enter “the zone.”