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Jordan E. Rosenfeld

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Jordan E. Rosenfeld is an author, editor, and freelance writer. She is the author of WOMEN IN RED, NIGHT ORACLE, FORGED IN GRACE, as well as the writing guides: "A Writer's Guide to Persistence," "Make A Scene: Crafting a Powerful Story One Scene at a Time" and the forthcoming Writing Deep Scenes: Plot Your Story Through Action, Emotion & Theme, with Martha Alderson (Writer’s Digest Books) and "Write Free! Attracting the Creative Life" with Rebecca Lawton (BeijaFlor Books). Her essays & articles have appeared in: Alternet, Brain, Child, Coachella Review, Modern Loss, Mom.me, New York Times, ReWire Me, Role/Reboot, The Rumpus, Salon, San Francisco Chronicle, St. Petersburg Times, Writer's Digest, The Writer and more.

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It’s easy to see the traumas of your ancestors as merely painful blips in your family history. However, more and more research suggests that you stand the chance of inheriting an echo of these traumas in your very cells—in your epigenome—which may manifest in health conditions, a lowered ability to process stress, and/or predispositions to anxiet...

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message 3: by Emma

Emma Thanks for the friend invite, Jordan. Nice to meet you. I'll be sure to check out your books.


message 2: by Susan (last edited Aug 25, 2016 11:23AM)

Susan Henderson Jordan!

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message 1: by Lara (last edited Aug 25, 2016 11:22AM)

Lara Ameen Hi, Jordan! Thanks for the invite to this site. It's pretty cool. I like it!

Just wanted to stop in quickly and say hello. I still can't believe you're finally getting a book published this Fall! That's amazing!! I'll have to buy it and then get your autograph! Can't wait to read it. ;)

I've been very, very busy! I'm in summer school right now at the community college and keeping VERY busy, but the first summer session is almost over and the 2nd summer session shouldn't be as bad. And I finished off the spring semester at community college with straight A's, which made me very happy! ;)

I've also kinda changed my major around a bit. I'm a Psychology major now with a double minor in Creative Writing and Disability Studies. Good stuff though. Psych is fun!

We'll have to catch up sometime! I have lots to tell ya!

*hugs* and take care,
~Lara


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