Plowing through the shame of domestic violence

Refreshing new book’s five true stories, 27 tips provide blueprint for plowing through life’s hiccups, setbacks, and other interruptions.
By: Lynn Collins LLC
DECATUR, Ga. - Oct. 8, 2014 - PRLog -- Faith-based author, Terri Whitmire, will be conducting a workshop at the Canvas, Conversation, and a Piece of Pie event held on October 18th, 2014 at the Wynbrooke Clubhouse—389 Wynbrooke Parkway, Stone Mountain, Georgia from 12pm – 4pm. Her latest book, “Excuse You: Hiccups, Setbacks, and Other Interruptions” (Writers’ Tablet, August 2014) is a heartfelt release where Whitmire repurposes the vexing health challenge that recently interrupted her own life and four other real-life accounts that bring attention to domestic violence, and various other setbacks. The book is available on Amazon and

This event, organized by Lynn Collins, LLC is a 501(c) (3) organization that raises funds to assist women who suffer from domestic violence and homelessness. The event will be taped and aired on The Inspired by Valerie Show broadcasting on AIB Comcast Channel 5 & AT&T Uverse Channel 6, Sundays at 3:30.

“Life gets interrupted,” Whitmire said. “It may be due to domestic violence, a cancer diagnosis, or even a self-inflicted setback. But it’s how we view these interruptions that’s important.”

“Many of us allow our setbacks to blow us around like a leaf in the wind—ascending and descending with no clear direction,” Whitmire added. “We need these lessons to help us stop the blame game and end the pity party! This book shares proven course-correcting lessons to help readers transition from “leaf” status to “plow” status. Plow through the interruption and plant new seeds of hope.

About Terri Whitmire:
Terri, whose debut novel was published in 2011, is the author of four novels, including “My Next Breath,” “Walking in His Shadow” and “Breathe for Me.” Her latest release — “Excuse You: Hiccups, Setbacks, and Other Interruptions” – is her first non-fiction book. Terri is the founder of Fun Creative Writing ( (, where she teaches creative writing to school-aged children. She’s proud to say several of her students have become published authors. Terri lives in Marietta, Ga., with her husband and three children. Read more about Terri and “Excuse You.” –

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