“Domestic violence is, in many ways, a quiet epidemic. Though in plain sight, victims are often invisible, fearfully denying their situation and hiding behind the facade of a happy home. But the statistics reveal a shocking reality. Every nine seconds, a woman in America is assaulted or beaten, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. A mind-boggling one in three women (and one in four men) has been a victim of physical brutality by an intimate partner, the group also reports. ” GoodHousekeeping
Self-made momprenuer and human potential advocate, Ally Loprete is nationally recognized as a vibrant and dynamic public speaker, radio personality and television host. She is the founder of OurMilkMoney.com, a nationwide online business directory of self-employed parents, the host of iHeart Radio’s THIS LITTLE PARENT STAYED HOME where 6 million listeners tune in for resources and support, and the cohost of WAKE UP TV, a nationally televised broadcast for the new mainstream.
Dianna Bellerose is an author and activist with a magnificent story. Bellerose is a popular public speaker on the subjects of domestic abuse and violence as well as a valuable life coach to several women whom she’s helped escape abuse and live a life of prosperity and joy.
Jim Musgrave (1946-) was born in Fall River, Massachusetts (home to Lizzie Borden). He worked for Caltech in Pasadena (home of the “Big Bang Theory”) and continues to use his fascination with technology in his “Detective Pat O’Malley Steampunk Mystery” series. Jim was also a professor of English for 24 years, and he runs an editing business with his wife, Ellen, in San Diego. He has won many awards, including being a finalist in the Bram Stoker Awards and the Heekin Foundation Awards.
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Richard Long writes to exorcize the demons of his past and manifest the dreams of his future.His debut novel, The Book of Paul, is a dark, thrilling, and psychologically rich supernatural horror/thriller that blends mythology, science and mystery into a page-turning addiction.Richard is also writing a YA novel, The Dream Palace, primarily so that his children can read his books.He lives in Manhattan with his wife, two amazing children and their wicked black cat, Merlin.