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Another “Call for Personal Stories” Follows Success of Anthologies Bearing Up, Exploring

By Randell Jones The Personal Story Publishing Project (PSPP) announces the theme for its new “Call for Personal Stories” for its 2020 anthology. North Carolina writers are especially sought and welcomed by December 15. “That Southern Thing” The theme for the PSPP-2020 is “that Southern thing,” personal stories about “living, loving, laughing, loathing, leaving the […]

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, […]