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Tina Truax

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Tina Truax is an award-winning essayist and author of Girl on the Right: Memoir of a Life Upside Down, a 2018 Wishing Shelf Book Awards finalist.

At age 6, Tina was gifted a copy of Shel Silverstein's A Light in the Attic. Through his poetry, she discovered the healing power of prose. As a result, Tina turned to words during the darkest hours of her childhood, adolescent, and young adult years. Through the medium of creative nonfiction, she shares her life’s toils and triumphs to champion and inspire others, especially those who have survived trauma and are striving to build lives of passion and purpose.

Tina earned an English degree from Delta College, where she was awarded the Margaret Timm Award for English. During her time at Delta, she
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Tina Truax Prior to writing my first book, I was a book-a-day reader. My pace is much slower when I'm in writing mode, but I do make an effort to read. There…morePrior to writing my first book, I was a book-a-day reader. My pace is much slower when I'm in writing mode, but I do make an effort to read. There hasn't been a day (that I can remember), since I was maybe 8-years-old, when I didn't have a book on stand-by. (less)
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Happy Thursday, dear readers! I know it’s been quite a while since my last update, which I have plenty of excuses for, but we’ll chalk it up to mental health, wifeing (just made up a new word!), parenting, and life in general. We good?


The [image error]best news I have to share is that Girl on the Right: Memoir of a Life Upside Down was a finalist in the Wishing Shelf Book Awards! The winners we...

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