April 24 #LinkYourLife Roundup

As #LinkYourLife grows, I thought I would take the time to do a roundup of posts shared. This week was a small group of powerful writers. I hope you enjoy these pieces if you missed them.

@JennBerney shared her story of how asking for sperm can be awkward.

@ShareenM would have died on the bathroom floor if her estranged sister hadn’t saved her life.

@KimGANEPossible logged the journey she and her husband travelled to reach their taco truck dream.

@Ruebi_LHB shared “The frustrations of the Migraineur,” an examination of life with migraines.

@allisonmaruska wrote about new beginnings, hummingbirds, family and saying goodbye.

@LizEnslin linked a gorgeous piece on raising a child in Nepal.

@karriehiggins created a stunning mixed media life exploration on The Manifest-Station.

@UlaWrites linked a thought-provoking and celebratory poem on (self) acceptance.

My choice link was a topic heavy on my mind after recent religious bills passing in IN–how 9/11 changed my life as an American Muslim.

Make sure to share your voice next Friday on Twitter. I’m so happy to get to know you all better!

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Shawna Ayoub

Shawna Ayoub is an essayist, fiction writer, poet and instructor with an MFA in creative writing from Indiana University. Some of her work has been published in The Manifest-Station, Role Reboot, [wherever], The Huffington Post, The Oxford Review and Exit 7. Her writing explores the intersections of race, place and survivorship. She writes with honesty about her own experience in order to transform pain.

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  1. Jenn Berney says:

    This is great! I didn’t catch all of these on Twitter, so now I know what my evening reading will be.

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