Posts Tagged ‘cancer’

Interview: Jessica Queller, Pretty is What Changes

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008

It’s not just about that. It’s about everything in life that matters, and Jessica Queller becomes more gorgeous with each honest word.

“Do not even think about writing a memoir until everyone is dead. It’s impossible to write about things without hurting people.”

Excerpt: Pretty is What Changes by Jessica Queller

Monday, June 23rd, 2008

The follow is an excerpt from Pretty is What Changes: Impossible Choices, the Breast Cancer Gene, and How I Defied My Destiny by Jessica Queller. Read Rebecca Paoletti’s interview with Queller.
“I’d fallen down the rabbit hole and decks of cards were talking. As if the logic and rules of my universe had suddenly changed. [...]

Happy Patry Francis Day!

Tuesday, January 29th, 2008

Once upon a time there was a woman who dreamed of writing a book. She had a husband, a waitressing job, and four children, but she also had talent and determination. Eventually she finished it, and scored an agent and a book deal. All that remained was the dream come true—and, of course, the grueling [...]

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