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S. Jane Gari lives in Elgin, South Carolina with her husband and daughter. Her nonfiction has been nominated for three Pushcart Prizes. In addition to her upcoming memoir, Losing the Dollhouse, she has also co-written Flush This Book, a collection of humorous essays.

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S. Jane Gari These are some powerful questions that happened to land in my lap at an interesting time.

I think I've always combated inertia by reading/viewing/expl…more
These are some powerful questions that happened to land in my lap at an interesting time.

I think I've always combated inertia by reading/viewing/exploring something inspiring. It doesn't matter what the genre or medium is--there's knowledge in all of it. Sometimes it's a guided meditation. Sometimes it's simply being outside in nature for a while. Sometimes it's a scientific work of nonfiction. Sometimes it's a novel.

Being exposed to information that jumpstarts me out of complacency is always the answer for me. Every. Single. Time. (less)
S. Jane Gari I just write whatever comes to mind, even if it's total garbage. Sometimes the sheer physical act of writing is enough to break through a rut. Granted…moreI just write whatever comes to mind, even if it's total garbage. Sometimes the sheer physical act of writing is enough to break through a rut. Granted, you might have to kill A LOT of those darlings in revision.(less)
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Losing the Dollhouse

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Sexual Abuse Memoirs: They're Still Relevant

When I started this blog, I wanted to start a conversation relevant to my memoir, but I was afraid I would exhaust the subject--or that the subject would exhaust me. The sad truth is the topic of sexual abuse, assault, harassment, and molestation cannot be exhausted. At least not in our current society.

The news provides a constant stream of horror stories of high profile cases. Politicians, scout Read more of this blog post »
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