Note: Charlene Moses’ memoir, Given to Submission, has been out for about a month, and we wanted to check in with her to see what kind of feedback she has been getting. The following is a Q&A
How do you come back and thrive after your husband dies four days after you are laid off from a job that was supporting your family?
Nick Grabbe was a longtime editor of the Amherst Bulletin, a weekly paper that covered Amherst, Massachusetts, and was owned by the DeRose brothers, who also were the publishers of the Daily Hampshire
Charlene Moses grew up in both Massachusetts and Maine, as her parents were restless and moved frequently. Lonely and shy because she didn’t speak English in an English-speaking school, and insecure
In the past few weeks, I have had my head deep into the work of finalizing my client Charlene Moses’ book, and I’m excited to say it should be out before February, and Charlene’s birthday on the
Writing a memoir is like painting a landscape or sculpting a jewel-studded necklace. Each work of art starts as a vision, an idea; then, it evolves into a sketch, and slowly, something real and
There are 10 authors featured in Mixed Words: A collection of nonfiction, fiction, and poetry, a book I’ve created as a fundraiser for a nonprofit that supports children and families. They are from
I have promised an excerpt from “Willful Evolution,” and today, I deliver. What follows is the book’s prologue.
As I considered a name for my first book, I went through a process that was methodical but not very productive in terms of getting me to a name I loved.
Some of the treasures I’m recovering as I prepare to move in a few weeks are pleasant, such as snapshots of my children and grandson Eli when they were small, and writings from years past.