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Bearing Up: A New Collection of Personal Stories

By Randell Jones Bearing up. It’s not always easy to do…or write about. But that writing challenge was taken on this winter by over twenty-five North Carolina writers who joined authors from Kentucky to share personal essays on making do and overcoming adversity when faced with daunting and peculiar life challenges. Bearing up. Bearing Up […]

A new “Call for Personal Essays” Follows Successful Release of Bearing Up

By Randell Jones Bearing Up has paid off for those members of the North Carolina Writers’ Network who participated in the “Personal Essay Publishing Project—Winter 2018,” which began last fall and was hosted by Daniel Boone Footsteps Publishing. Forty authors from North Carolina and Kentucky crafted four-page, real-life stories about facing life challenges with grit, […]

Telling Your Story: a Call for Personal Essays

by Randell Jones Everybody loves a good story; everybody has a story to tell. Some folks just need the right opportunity and perhaps a little encouragement to share it. That is the mission of the Personal Essay Publishing Project, a chance for both new and experienced writers to craft a story from their own lives […]