There is still time to participate in the Brave and Reckless Winter Holiday Writing Prompt Challenge! This December, my thoughts have turned to the simple pleasures of the winter holidays. I have reached the age where I am a little weary of material possessions- well, unless it’s a book. There’s always room in my life for more … Continue reading WINTER HOLIDAY WRITING PROMPT CHALLENGE ON BRAVE AND RECKLESS
the man-made chemicals that surge through my blood bind firmly to neurotransmitters & smooth rough edges erase a little more of me each day joy dissolves a fragrant mist into the air I exhale sadness a gentle stream of water running harmlessly between my fingers but the rage? the rage always remains © 2018 Christine … Continue reading What Remains- Christine E. Ray
My life is always a little chaotic. I don’t do well with unconstructed time and even while struggling with chronic illness, I try to keep myself engaged. The last few months; however, it has gone from a little chaotic to a lot of chaotic. Kindra M. Austin and I launched our imprint Indie Blu(e) Publishing in September and almost … Continue reading WINTER HOLIDAY WRITING PROMPT CHALLENGE ON BRAVE AND RECKLESS (OTHERWISE KNOWN AS MY SADLY NEGLECTED BLOG)
We Will Not Be Silenced: The Lived Experience of Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault Told Powerfully Through Poetry, Prose, Essay, and Art is the brainchild of Kindra M. Austin, Candice Louisa Daquin, Rachel Finch, and Christine E. Ray. The four indie writers and survivors felt compelled to do something after the strongly triggering Kavanaugh Confirmation … Continue reading Indie Blu(e) Publishing Announces The Release of We Will Not Be Silenced
From Sudden Denouement Publishing: Christine E. Ray’s first book of poetry, Composition of a Woman, is currently available for Kindle for $2.99. We never know how long sales will last on Amazon- don’t miss your chance to scoop this great volume up!
I am a writer, an editor, and publisher with a background in clinical social work and neurodegenerative research. I am a mother, a wife, pansexual, dyslexic, living with Bipolar II, and fibromyalgia. I am an artist, an avid reader, and lifelong advocate for social justice. I am also a sexual abuse survivor. Like many sexual … Continue reading Why ‘We Will Not Be Silenced’- Christine E. Ray
Amazon.com has just reduced the list price of my book of poetry, Composition of a Woman, from $15.99 to $9.27! If you have been considering picking up a copy, today is a great day to buy it. I have no idea how long the price will stay this low. Enjoy! Christine
As many of you know, my first book of poetry, Composition of a Woman, was published in July by Sudden Denouement Publishing. I posted a few pieces on Go Dog Go Cafe about my road to publishing in hopes of making it a little less scary to those of you who are considering publishing your … Continue reading Everything You Wanted to Know About Self-Publishing and Micropublishers, But Were Afraid to Ask-Christine Ray
Read a book by an Indie writer that you enjoyed lately?! Your support can MAKE a world of difference for an independent writer. Most indie writers only earn a few dollars per copy in royalties. Seriously. The changes in the publishing industry over the last decade have made it much, much easier for a writer to … Continue reading Support Your Favorite Indie Writers
If you live in the United States, you can enter for a chance to win a free signed copy of Barista Christine's first poetry book, Composition of a Woman, on Goodreads.