As we continue through October which is awareness month for a number of causes the one closest to my heart is Domestic Violence Awareness. I recently hosted a fundraising event as half of a two part launch event for four books. I have already showcased Survivor, the book I wrote for the event as well as my good friend Kate Marie Robbins' book Behind Closed Doors. This week I would like to focus on the anthology we released along with other contributing authors called Fighting Chance. There is a highlights version of Survivor as well as an excerpt from Behind Closed Doors in it along with a number of other short stories. I am proud to have been a part of launching and promoting all of these books.
On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. this equates to more than 10 million women and men per year.
Domestic violence isn’t just about being physically abused. It’s also about the emotional and psychological side, too. Come on a journey with others who have experienced domestic violence and are willing to share their stories, to show everyone else out there that they have a chance.
Fighting Chance is a book of stories and poetry for those who have dealt with domestic violence and are sharing how they stood up to it and have moved on with their life. It wasn’t easy for most of us. And some of us still may struggle with it, but we want to reach out to others who may be going through something similar and let them know you don’t have to put up with it. Find your voice and fight back