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Thank you so much for taking the time to visit. Hope you enjoy your stay. I blog here whenever I feel the need. This blog was created at the time my memoir came out, in February, 2009. Its motto was: creating a life of inner peace and self-acceptance from the depths of despair. Now, my focus is sharing this journey we call life.

“Only one thing is more frightening than speaking your truth, and that is not speaking it.” Naomi Wolf

“We are called human beings, not human doings.” Wes Nisker, Buddhist teacher

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs…(And) if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly.” Theodore Roosevelt

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

ISWG - March

Sheesh. I did it again. I almost forgot to post for ISWG (the brainchild of Alex, the Ninja Captain) www.alexjcavanaugh.blogspot.com. For more info on the group, please visit Alex's blog.








I've been so caught up in getting the anthology ready for publication - well, there's my blog post right there. I've been caught up in getting the anthology ready for publication. And it is! It's available for pre-order here: https://www.amazon.com/Still-After-All-These-Years-ebook/dp/B06WWRK82K/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1488375882&sr=8-1&keywords=Still+Me+After+All+these+years

Here's the cover:



I'm so so excited to offer this book to you. 24 writers - all with a different take on aging. In terms of ISWG, I'm less insecure than I've ever been about putting a book out in the world - probably because this isn't "my story." I'm just a small part of it. That makes it so much easier. But oy vey! another memoir is calling to me to be written, so stay tuned for my insecurities around that new project.
Until then,
blessings
Karen

21 comments:

L. Diane Wolfe said...

You have a whole lot of help with this one so you can enjoy it more.

Karen Walker said...

Yes, I know, Diane. It makes it so much easier.

LD Masterson said...

Still Me may not be just you're story but it never would have happened without you. Enjoy.

J Q Rose said...

Thrilled for you, Karen. Congrats on getting this book out into reader's hands. I know it's one that is close to your heart. Best wishes for success with this worthwhile project!
JQ Rose

Pat Garcia said...

Congratulations, Karen! The cover and the content within the book mirror beautiful encounters from different authors about aging.
All the best with the launch and success for great sales.
Shalom aleichem,
Pat

emaginette said...

I love it. It really captures the theme. :-)

Anna from elements of emaginette

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

That's awesome it came together!

Suzanne Furness said...

Congrats on getting the anthology together, Karen. It's a lot of work I'm sure. I think the theme is a very interesting one too.

Julie Flanders said...

That cover for the anthology is perfect! Congratulations on getting this together and sharing these stories with the world. I can't believe how quickly you were able to make this project a reality. I'm looking forward to hearing about the new idea that is calling to you. :)

Susan Gourley/Kelley said...

I'm excited for your project too. Doing the pre order now.

cleemckenzie said...

What a great and rewarding project, Karen. Many congratulations on bringing it in. I love the cover.

Karen Walker said...

ooh, I love this group so much. Thank all.

Arlee Bird said...

This day is probably one of the best to plug the upcoming book. It sounds great. I wish you the greatest success with it.

Arlee Bird
Tossing It Out

Jennifer Hawes said...

Great cover and back cover! It looks amazing:)

Murees Dupé said...

Congrats on the progress of your passion project. The cover is beautiful.

Susan Flett Swiderski said...

You did it, girl! The finish line is in sight. Congratulations on making this dream come true, and thanks for allowing me to be a small part of it.

Another memoir? No rest for the weary, eh? HA.

Sarah Foster said...

Congrats on the cover! Hope everything goes well with the release.

Jemi Fraser said...

Yay for the book! So glad to see it coming together :)

Linda Hoye said...

Congratulations, Karen!!

Victoria Marie Lees said...

This is wonderful, Karen. The cover is great! All the best with this new release.

Patricia Stoltey said...

I'm really looking forward to reading all of this anthology, Karen. Love the cover!