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Seven Days

Seven Days on Second Chances

Last week I had the wonderful experience of being interviewed by Midge Noble of Second Chances. She hosts a radio show that focuses on challenging her listeners to be authentic and think outside the box, as well as improving minds, bodies, and spirits through inspiring conversations. I’m so grateful to have had the opportunity to share […]

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Self Publishing Free Call

… a free call on self-publishing to shed light on the alternative (and faster but not necessarily better) way of getting published. Dian shares her journey in publishing and takes you through the process step by step.

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Seven Days, Three Hours, and A Hell of A Lot of Gratitude

Yesterday was the book launch party and signing for Seven Days, and it was fantastic. I had an amazing time talking to people, signing books for them, and simply being the focus of so many congratulations and well wishes. There was this little part of me that was uncomfortable with all the compliments and congrats […]

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A Journey of Seven Days

Last night something amazing happened. I’d been anticipating the moment for months, and finally … THIS: Opening the first shipment of Seven Days!!! vine.co/v/bHHwphmtUdU — Dian Reid (@DianReid) March 6, 2013 That’s me opening my first shipment of books. Holy.Crapinole. What’s fun has been going from this:

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That which does not kill us, makes us stronger

Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place. ~ Zora Neale Hurston Some days, even in love, my soul wanted to stay in its hiding place. Before the ambulance took my father away, he asked me for a favor. He wouldn’t look me in the eye as he asked me to pick up […]

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Seven Days: Behind the Writing

The reality of my experience was that I needed more time for it to be complete. The things I had to say needed time to articulate themselves. The experience I had to share was still unfolding. And the lessons I had to teach, well, I still had some learning to do, myself.

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