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Lia Mack

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Lia Mack is the author of Waiting for Paint to Dry and co-host of The Genuine Writer’s Retreat. She is also a contributor at writer/director Angela Shelton’s www.SurvivorManual.com, a blog dedicated to inspiring and empowering sexual abuse survivors. In addition to Mack’s fiction work, her creative non-fiction has been seen in various publications such as The Washington Post, Nickelodeon Jr. Magazine, Advances in Bereavement Magazine and Nesting Magazine.

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WAITING FOR PAINT TO DRY is the result of many long years of traveling down my own personal road of healing from sexual assault, plus the many survivors I interviewed and spoke with along the way. From our collective journeys, I
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WARNING - this post contains vivid imagery that may be harmful to those with self-cutting issues. Please proceed with caution.I love the idea of cutting into myself with an Exacto knife, little by little, slice by slice, until the entrails of my being are released, splayed and displayed out in the open.No longer hidden by the depths of my body, before me is the rawness of myself. My guts.I’m speak Read more of this blog post »
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“have faith that healing is a process. I have faith that God cares about me. I have faith in my own power.”
Lia Mack, Waiting for Paint to Dry

“Sometimes we want to heal right now and be done with it, but healing is a journey, a process. And we have to have faith in ourselves that we can endure, or we’ll never reach our destination. Thankfully, we all have the power in us to persevere. To learn. To heal.”
Lia Mack, Waiting for Paint to Dry

“If you don't have time to read, you don't have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.”
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“have faith that healing is a process. I have faith that God cares about me. I have faith in my own power.”
Lia Mack, Waiting for Paint to Dry

“Sometimes we want to heal right now and be done with it, but healing is a journey, a process. And we have to have faith in ourselves that we can endure, or we’ll never reach our destination. Thankfully, we all have the power in us to persevere. To learn. To heal.”
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