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Venus Rising: Lessons & Lore from Modern Women

The purpose of producing this anthology is to showcase the raw thoughts and emotions of today’s women, encapsulating their individual experiences. We intend to create a collection that highlights independent women writers and awards them an opportunity to publish their work. These ideals continue to drive Our Galaxy’s mission through storytelling.
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Four Pounds of Pressure: Taking her Power Back through Story

I began writing my story within the first week of surviving it. I wrote to remember details, process, and perhaps find an easier way to tell my family what happened rather than verbalizing it. I continued writing more regularly because it became therapeutic.
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Book Review: Four Pounds of Pressure by Danielle Leukam

Not only was I moved by Danielle’s poignant words, I felt myself riding with her through the ups and downs of the wave of emotions she experienced. I admire her for amplifying her voice and the voices of others like her in this way. She is more than just a survivor. She is an advocate, an activist, a warrior.
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Getting Connected while Adventuring with Poseidon

"As a Spiritual Mentor, Psychic and Intuitive Guide, I have had to learn how to love myself unconditionally for who I am."
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Book Review: A Guidebook for Connection by Sydney Smith

A guidebook encouraging you to get connected to self and the universe around you with the right tools and insight.
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Meet Our Galaxy Author, Patty Ihm

Patty Ihm wrote a coming-of-age tale about a young girl named Goldie who, at any age, we can see ourselves in. Read more about her writing journey and get to know all that she is.
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Swallowing Stones: Where Did This Name/Idea Come From?

Makayla Ruebush's debut essay collection, Swallowing Stones, is in its editing stages. Read more about why Makayla is writing this book and where its idea originated.
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Master the Difference: Tone and Mood in Writing

Master tone and mood in your story outline and write a novel that leaves a lasting impact on its readers with creative storytelling.
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On Writing Race: Tips for the Conscious Writer

As writers, using appropriate language and accurately representing different cultures is our respectful duty. This challenge of communication, of expressing right and wrong, has taken a multitude of industries by storm, and the writing world was not an exception. 
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Creative Explorations through Childlike Adventures

From Erotic Romance to YA Fantasy and onto Children's Literature, April Stults is embarking on an academic adventure with Milo the Doodle Cat and his friends...
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What Are You Bound by Today?

Allie Gravitt is based in Marietta, Georgia and spends her days mostly in her head, trying to keep a lot of little humans and animals alive. When she has time to breathe she really likes to travel and play music. She doesn’t know how to write about anything that isn’t true.
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Book Review: Prisonbreaks by Allie Gravitt

Allie Gravitt's debut poetry collection, Prisonbreaks, authentically discusses universal topics for women who, like Allie, felt forced into reflection through the slow-down and fear of the pandemic.
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Meet Our Galaxy Author, April Stults

April Stults has been a writer for as long as she could remember, but she struggled with discovering the WHY behind her writing and author identity. Read more as she provides deep insight into the writing process.
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Meet Our Galaxy Author, Robyn Spodek Schindler

Robyn Spodek-Schindler is an art therapist turned children's author while she was seeking ways to cope with grief after the loss of her father. Now, she's using her writing to help children and their families.
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Meet Our Galaxy Author, Sierra Mullins

For Sierra Mullins, becoming a novelist is a dream long held. Her journey to achieving the goal of becoming a published author came just as she needed it to, yet when she least expected. Read more about her road to writing her first novel, Estate Blood, here.
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Meet Our Galaxy Author, Christine Minucci

Christine Minucci is a Brooklyn mom and wife who is turning tragedy to triumph as she writes a memoir about her experience with an AVM.
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Meet Our Galaxy Author, Casandra Chesser

Casandra Chesser is a writer and mother of six who has turned her passions into creativity as she embarks on a journey to writing her first historical suspense novel.
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Chasing Our Stars: The Journey to Our Galaxy

Our Galaxy Publishing was connecting instantly. It happened at the speed of lightning for us. Now that we think about it, it’s exactly what needed to happen. If we had spent a year working on our initial plan, we would not have hit the milestones we have celebrated. But every woman who came onto our platform stuck with us, and Our Galaxy became an entity far beyond what we had envisioned.
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