Roar: True Tales of Women Warriors:

Roar: True Tales of Women Warriors:

by Jessica Robinson


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Roar: True Tales of Women Warriors is a collection of true, personal stories about womanhood. There are stories in this book to which many women will be able to relate. I have been there too. I'm with you, sister. There are stories in this book that are meant to inspire. Strong women, being powerful. There are stories in this book of heartbreak and regret that cry out for change. If only I hadn't. If only I could've. If only I did. Finally, there are stories in this book that are meant to illustrate - for any man or woman who hasn't been there. These women have.
Whether their story is about taking care of a loved one, being a mother, or leaving an abusive relationship, the 21 women in this book are not being quiet anymore. Neither should you. Keep talking to your friends when "he" does something. And talk to him, too. And them. And everyone. We shouldn't have to smile and smooth things over. We shouldn't be quiet. We are women. Let us roar.
Stories collected and edited by Better Said Than Done, a storytelling organization headquartered in Fairfax, VA. Visit us at to learn more.
All proceeds from this book benefit the National Network to End Domestic Violence.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780692875766
Publisher: Better Said Than Done
Publication date: 06/14/2017
Pages: 246
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

Laura Bowman Pimentel is a real estate agent and tour guide. Visit Courtney Crane’s work was featured in the "Expressing Motherhood" and "Listen to Your Mother" shows. Elizabeth Futrell works for the K4Health Project. Find her writing via Medium @elizabethfutrell. Susan Gordon is a storyteller, poet, and prose writer. She hosts the Hilltop Writers. Sheila Grinell’s debut novel, Appetite, was published in May 2016. Visit Dawn Gross, MD, PhD can be heard as host of "Dying To Talk," on 91.7FM KALW. Visit Sandra Hull is a storyteller with Better Said Than Done. She’s been in The Washington Post and New York Magazine. Bushra Jabre published Sophie's Book, a memoir about her mother, Arab Women Speak Out, and Emerging Leadership in the Arab World. Cheryl Kanuck “In the living and in the writing {of this story}, I unearthed a strength I didn’t know I had. By my sharing, I hope other women will see their own strength reflected.” Urmilla Khanna pursued her medical career until 2000. Her first book, Boundaries of the Wind, is a memoir. Magin LaSov Gregg's writing has appeared in The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, The Rumpus, and Hippocampus Magazine. Mary Nicol Lucas is a marketing consultant to the credit union industry. Judy Nicastro hosts a podcast called, "Mayberry with Highrises.” Kim O’Connell’s writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Ladies Home Journal, and unFold Poetry. Visit Jessica Robinson is the founder of Better Said Than Done ( Jessica's first novel, the urban fantasy Caged, was published under JP Robinson ( Erin Rodgers is the creator of storytelling shows Storystar and Awkward. Her one-person show, Tough, was featured in The Toronto Storytelling Festival and the Winnipeg Fringe. Danielle Stonehirsch has worked with the Youth Service Opportunities Project as the Program Director in DC. Mary Supley Foxworth tells stories with Better Said Than Done and leads workshops in the art of storytelling. Madison Symes lives in DC with a large cat, comically named Nugget. Anne B. Thomas is the 2013 National Storytelling Festival Slam Champion. She's been featured on The Moth, Storycorps, and RISK!. Learn more at Daya Wakens was published in the American Athenaeum literary journal and Break the Cycle Volume III.

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