Wednesday, January 30, 2013

HerStory: Fiction Honoring Women Coming March 2013 ( E-book Giveaway)

In ancient times, women were regarded as sacred. They were thought to hold the mystical power of creation—responsible for the continuation of our species. With the rise of Science and Religion, these myths were dispelled and their plight began.

HerStory: Fiction Honoring Women’s History Month is a collection of Flash Fiction and Short Stories from today's top authors featuring female characters that exemplify strong strength of mind, body, and character. Some of these tales are based on real people while others are purely fictional. However, all are standing up for themselves and what they believe in.

Grab yourself a glass of wine or favorite hot beverage and get comfortable as you read about the lives of women who will light the fire in your soul.

This book is coming March 2013 from Pagan Writers Press

My HerStory

I am so excited to be one of the authors contributing to this anthology. Its not only a wonderful way to honor women in general, but it gave me the chance to tell the world about the woman who has been one of the greatest influences in my life--my grandmother. Here is a little about the story I am contributing.

In 1953, Down Syndrome was treated like a shameful secret, but Tessie refused to hide her handicapped daughter from the world. Inspired by real-life events, Tessie is the true story of one woman's battle for equality and acceptance for the daughter she knew was forth fighting for.

My grandmother's story is only one of the exciting tales included in HerStory. Read about a African American cowgirl, a female coal miner, a southern belle with a mind of her own, and many, many more. Some of these stories are based on real people, like my grandmother, and others are fictional, but they all have one common trait. They are about strong woman who made a difference and fought for what they believed in. Head over to the HerStory blog for a sneak peek and what's to come with HerStory. 

The Giveaway

One lucky winner is going to receive an ebook copy of HerStory when it hits virtual shelves in March.  To enter just fill out the rafflecopter form below. This giveaway will end on 2/20/13. The winner will be notified via email and will have 48 hours to reply. Thanks again to Pagan Writers Press & Editor Tara Chevrestt for offering this fantastic prize.

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