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Episode 2: Taking a Break, Tracing Origins and Making Promises

It's the second episode of Her Own Words! We're talking about the first few months of the year, from feeling burnt-out to taking a break, and discussing your words and stories on the fascinating themes of Origins and Promise.

It’s the second episode of Her Own Words!


This time, we’re talking about the first few months of the year – from hosting events, feeling burnt-out to taking a break – and discussing your words and stories on the fascinating themes of origins (tracing your identity and the ritual of family recipes) and promises (the making and breaking of).

You can listen to the episode below, or via the following platforms, where you can also subscribe to and review Her Own Words.

Listen on:
iTunes
Spotify

And you can also find links to all the pieces of writing discussed in this episode below – enjoy!

This episode, we kick off the episode with the words of Nora Ephron:

“Above all, be the heroine in your life, not the victim.”
– Nora Ephron


Extra reading:

January

DD Blog: Burnouts and Taking Breaks Bridie Wilkinson (DD)

February / ORIGINS

On the destruction of diaries:
The Diary Flora Willis (DD)
Burning a Diary Amina Razzack (DD)

On food connecting you to your past:
Of Lemons Gabrielle Turner (DD)
Pite by Nora Selmani (DD)

March / PROMISE

To Me, Love Me Emily Tucker (DD)
A Surplus Sarah Little (DD)

Dearest Damsels

Elizabeth Lovatt / @elizabethlovatt
www.elizabethlovatt.com

the tiny narrative / @tiny_narrative
me and mia Sara Sherwood (the tiny narrative)

Online/Offline

Online women’s magazine The Pool enters administration (Guardian)
Rookie Editor’s Letter – thank you for growing up with us (Rookie)

What you need to know

The DD Annual 2019 is available to buy now!
Also available at www.picsandink.biz

Theme music by Salad Sage

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