For my female writing friends – might I suggest you participate in the Beauty of a Woman BlogFest III? :-). From the wonderful mind of August McLaughlin, writer of the Girl Boner Blog.
“After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.” — Philip Pullman
Like many writers, the preciousness of words and story led me to become one. They were my escape from difficult times in my youth and helped pave the way to my recovery from anorexia. As many of you know, Sam Levinson’s poem, The Beauty of a Woman, holds a special place in my heart for that reason. It found me at the seemingly precise right time, becoming somewhat of a mantra when my battle with ED (my eating disorder) seemed futile.
When I shared a story of my personal turning point with ED two years ago, I was so blown away by readers’ support, I decided to launch a celebratory fest that had ended up reaching thousands. Each one of you who’s participated is a tremendous gift! Not just to me, but…
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