Today I discovered my smiling photo and story pitch staring back at me on the front page of The Reporter newspaper. I couldn’t stop giggling. I had finally made the headlines …
“Write Idea: Author publishes a Memoir of Madness.”
I quickly scrambled to page 38 in the EVENTS section to find the rest of my story, titled
“Logan writer proud to publish her first book.”
Ashleigh Howarth, journalist with The Reporter newspaper interviewed me last week about my upcoming book launch at Logan North Library on May 1st at 6pm. Mayor Pam Parker is the Guest speaker.
Asheleigh describes ME & HER: Memoir of Madness as an …
“An emotional tale of overcoming the barriers associated with mental illness”.
Ashleigh quotes me … “But my story is a story of hope, a story of recovery and how I overcame my issues … Many people don’t understand mental illness, so I wanted to share my story so everyone can have a greater understanding of how it can happen to anyone … We are all vulnerable.”
Check out the FULL Story …
WOOHOO! I can’t believe it … My story and pic appears first when you open this link!
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Think about all the BAD PRESS Bipolar Disorder gets … ie Matthew Newton, Brittany Spears!
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