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Is reading a favorite past-time? Are you looking for new books to read or are you an author/writer wanting to support others doing the same. Here we highlight useful articles on writing as well a featured books and Connected Women Authors and women in related fields who are turning stories into page-turners.
In Operation Happiness, happiness strategist and life coach Kristi Ling teaches you how to create immediate, positive shifts in your life by proving that happiness is a skill that can be cultivated, learned, and mastered-much like playing an instrument.After experiencing multiple devastating events, Ling spent years studying the science of happiness and focused on identifying and testing specific emotional support tools. During this process, she discovered something that goes against everything we’ve been lead to believe about happiness: it isn’t just something you feel; it’s something you do. Based on this discovery, Ling narrowed down the road to happiness to three powerful steps: Change Your View, Change Your Mornings, and Create New Habits.
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“What is it about us lady authors and our fascination for the exclamation mark?”
― E.A. Bucchianeri
“Writing is a kind of revenge against circumstance too: bad luck, loss, pain. If you make something out of it, then you’ve no longer been bested by these events.”
― Louise Glück
"Women writers have been told, forever, that our stories were not valuable. Not as valuable as men's stories about wars, business, power." - Joyce Maynard
The sensation of writing a book is the sensation of spinning, blinded by love and daring. It is the sensation of a stunt pilot’s turning barrel rolls, or an inchworm’s blind rearing from a stem in search of a route. At its worst, it feels like alligator wrestling, at the level of the sentence.
“I have observed a phenomena about women in this community and is how quick they are able to form opinions and “ideas” about other women without any knowledge of their character and just by virtue of some preconceived notion often fueled by envy, bias and downright bad mind which in many cases have no basis or truth to it.i hate when biotches try to use their lackluster lives as a yardstick for mine…”
― Crystal Evans,