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My Writing Journey to Publishing 'Of Little Faith,' Part 6

Carol Hoenig | Posted 10.19.2013 | Books
Carol Hoenig

Unfortunately, though, I began to consider Of Little Faith a first novel that would never be given a chance, and the fire in me to see it get published began to diminish.

Finding The Wreckage Of Amelia Earhart's Plane Won't Change My Story

Mary Walker Baron | Posted 06.02.2012 | Gay Voices
Mary Walker Baron

When I wrote But This Is Different, I was not unaware of the possibility that wreckage might someday be discovered. Did I worry about that while creating my novel? No. What I did try to do, though, was create a story capable of folding into history without disturbing it.

Calling in Crazy: Why We Must Normalize Mental Illness

Mary Walker Baron | Posted 04.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Mary Walker Baron

Throughout our lives, we travel a health-to-illness continuum, always seeking a return to wellbeing. While we acknowledge the physical realities of this continuum, it's harder to accept the emotional, cognitive and behavioral aspects.

Declining With Dignity

Mary Walker Baron | Posted 03.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Mary Walker Baron

There's nothing quite like "placing" an elderly family member in a "facility" to conjure up feelings of guilt and shame and anger and, yes, failure. None of those feelings was communicated to us in any way by my father-in-law.

But This Is Different: Why I Created a Fictitious Love Affair Between Amelia Earhart and Margaret Mead

Mary Walker Baron | Posted 02.07.2012 | Gay Voices
Mary Walker Baron

History could hardly claim that either Earhart or Mead was without voice. The story's irony is that with public voices heard even now throughout the world, their private voices were as silent as those of any couple loving the love that even now struggles for a name.