Things Just Got Real…

Written by Hollye Dexter

Troy asked me, “How do you feel?”
Hmmm…How do I feel?
And maybe just a little bit like puking.

Years of soul searching, hard work, ass-in-chair 24/7 writing days…and now it’s finally about to be real. 

How do I feel?
Like I’ve grown up a lot. Realized the patterns of my own making, learned how to break free of some of them. I grew so much through writing my essay in Dancing at the Shame Prom, and in co-editing it, and in the process of collaboration with Amy Ferris. Giving birth to that book full of amazing stories from such powerful women was huge and life changing.

Now, I feel like I am about to embark on a scary new adventure. A rollercoaster ride. And I am not a fan of roller coasters. 

And I feel like I want so much for every one of you to write your stories, even if it scares you. Especially if it scares you.  

I want to hear your stories. 
I want to share with you my story. 
Because I believe we can all help each other to heal on this journey home. 

***Fire Season will be released on April 14th, but you can pre-order at Barnes and Noble, Indiebound or any major bookseller, and here on Amazon:

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    Congrats! Looking forward to reading your work.


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