Amelia Earhart had a
passion for stamp collecting. Mozart had a passion for card tricks. John
Quincy Adams had a passion for skinny dipping and ancient coins. Not a fan
of stamps, coins, or swimming in the buff, I'm a little bit different: I have a
passion for helping people tell their story. Some might think that's
strange, but it's true: I'm absolutely mesmerized by people's stories.
Sometimes the stories are
too hard for mainstream America . . . unless its part of a fictional movie.
Sometimes the stories are uplifting and full of hope. I believe that every
story is actually a combination of both, for without grief there would be
no need for hope. And heartfelt stories about life's hardships are full of
love. Which is why they touch me so deeply.
about raising awareness.
Diaries: Through the Eyes of a Funeral Director as an example.
What leads a funeral director to choose that line of work? Do they have
some kind of morbid fascination? The answers will surprise you. They did
me. Who knew that funeral directors are caregivers at heart? They have
spouses and kids, and love what they do (and they're gifted writers too!).
I'm excited to help funeral directors share their side of the story (coming
What other titles
are we working on?
So glad you asked! But
before you browse just a few of our 20 titles in progress below, check out
the events coming up in October. Do you have an upcoming event? Tell us
about it so we can help share
Finally, looking for a
good read? Check out the 16
books already published in the Grief Diaries series, true
stories featuring ordinary people surviving extraordinary journeys.
Lynda Cheldelin Fell
OCT. 7 - 8, 2016
HEAL YOUR GRIEF WORKSHOP - Dubuque, Iowa
Featuring: Mitch Carmody, Angela Miller, Mary Potter Kenyon, Cathy Corkery,
Julia Theisen, Steve Potter INFO
OCT. 15, 2016
MISS FOUNDATION MEMORIAL WALK - Bellingham, Washington
Coordinated by Nancy Harvey Vekved INFO
OCT. 18, 2016
5th ANNUAL MEMORIAL SERVICE - Lubbock, Texas
Featuring: Samantha Evans INFO
Titles in Progress
Below are just a few of
the 20 books in progress. Click on any cover below to learn more.