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The Problem of Happiness.

by Kimberly Crum   True stories by ordinary people are commonly referred to as the “nobody memoir.” We lack the plot line of celebrity. No rags turned to riches. No lonely child turned superstar. We are still working on the arcs of our plots. Neither famous nor infamous, the typical nobody memoirist describes the most intense incidents of a lifetime. ...

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March Meeting at Danny Mac’s Pizza – March 3, 2020

  Each quarter, our Tuesday meetings will adopt a casual, free-wheeling vibe in Louisville and Southern Indiana restaurants. Our first meet-up is at Danny Mac’s Pizza cafe at Mellwood Arts Center, 1860 Mellwood Avenue, Louisville— Tuesday, March 3, beginning 6:30 PM. We’ll have a guest speaker, mingle, order food and beverages (optional), and engage in small group critiques.

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Letter from the Director — February 2020

“You must write every single day of your life… You must lurk in libraries and climb the stacks like ladders to sniff books like perfumes and wear books like hats upon your crazy heads… may you be in love every day. . . And out of that love, remake a world.” ~Ray Bradbury~   January 29, 2020 To the Women ...

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Susan Lindsey Writing Workshop — Saturday, March 7th

Susan Lindsey to lead a writing workshop Saturday, March 7th at 2:15pm. Following the Women’s Book Festival, (9 a.m. – 2 p.m.) at the Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville, our own Susan Lindsey, author of Liberty Brought Us Here and Speed Family Heritage Recipes presents “Top Tips to Improve Your Writing.” The Kentucky Women’s Book Festival is sponsored by the University of Louisville Women’s Center, Women ...

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Leaving Earth
by Laura Johnsrude

Leaving Earth by Laura Johnsrude   Braided essay with two strands, two tragedies—one, in the ward of a small hospital; the other, in public view for all to see.   Date Published: September, 2019 Type of Work: Essay Genre: Creative Nonfiction View the Essay: https://pleaseseeme.com/issue-2/nonfiction/leaving-earth-laura-johnsrude/ Author Bio: After completing her pediatric residency, Laura Johnsrude worked as a general pediatrician before settling in ...

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Liberty Brought Us Here
by Susan E Lindsey

Liberty Brought Us Here: The True Story of American Slaves Who Migrated to Liberia by Susan E Lindsey   Liberty Brought Us Here” is the incredible true story of Tolbert Major, a Kentucky slave and single father, who was offered a chance for freedom and a new life in Liberia, Africa. Tolbert, his two little boys, other relatives, and almost ...

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Speed Family Heritage Recipes
by Susan E Lindsey

Speed Family Heritage Recipes by Susan E Lindsey   From humble spoonbread to chocolate caramels and gingersnaps that snap, this collection of recipes gives today’s cooks a glimpse into the kitchens of the mid-nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Hattie Morton Speed gathered her own treasured recipes and those of her close friends and family. These recipes are reproduced exactly as ...

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Seven Tips to Make the Most of the Camino de Santiago
by Cheri Powell

Seven Tips to Make the Most of the Camino de Santiago by Cheri Powell   Seven Tips to Make the Most of the Camino de Santiago is unique among Camino books. It is not a guide book for the trail. Instead it gives practical advice about preparing for a spiritual pilgrimage. Preparation covers the physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, and logistical ...

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Letter from the Director — January 2020

Hello WWW member! 2020 is a time of change for the Women Who Write community. First, we are moving our meeting night and place from the first Thursday at Highland-Shelby LFPL Branch, to first Tuesdays at the South Central LFPL branch. The second change is leadership. Diane has served WWW beautifully for her two-year term and will now enjoy simply ...

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