The right time. The wrong person.
The wrong time. The right person.
A story of a woman and her friend, lost due to circumstances, whether intentional or not, will always be a story seeped in sorrow, strength, pain, conviction. Sometimes the women are reunited, different but braver, less fragile and more determined to find again what first drew them to each other. Other times, we can only remember, wistfully, of a person who once was an important part of our life.
The anthology, My Other Ex: Women's True Stories of Leaving and Losing Friends, was released yesterday and I am honored to have my story, "Diminished Returns," featured:
Heading toward the table, I saw a beautiful woman. She stood confidently in front of a group of women, her arms over her head in the midst of animated story telling. Her voice, loud, and with gusto from the moment of being part of the excitement of the women around her. Her adoring crowd, every one there, with their eyes up and sparkling toward her. Each one, hoping to be her friend...
My Other Ex has skyrocketed to #4 on Amazon in its category. My Other Ex: Women's True Stories of Leaving and Losing Friends, edited by Jessica Smock and Stephanie Sprenger is available on Amazon.
I am proudly giving away a copy. Please leave a comment, and I'll be picking a winner via random.org. I will email you for your address.
And thank you, for being here, to share in the joy of celebrating the release of this much awaited work of female friendship.
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