Turn Your Wounds Into Wisdom
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS — SCARS: A Healing Anthology Poetry Book
I fell off of Jennifer Burke Grehan’s August writing prompt challenge thanks to catching the flu or whatever bug it was that put me out of commission for the past few weeks. Thankfully, I am feeling better and back to my writing routine.
Jennifer’s writing prompt was a quote from Oprah Winfrey: “Turn your wounds into wisdom.”
“Turn your wounds into wisdom.” ~ Oprah Winfrey
Turning wounds into wisdom is exactly what SCARS — A Healing Anthology is about.
Stacy and I have both experienced deep wounds, but we refuse to let our sad stories define us. We are committed to using the lessons from our experiences for the greater good. We use cathartic writing to heal our wounds and help those in need.
YOU are invited to join us on our healing journey.
Write and submit a poem or short story for SCARS — A Healing Anthology. The poem or story can be on any topic about overcoming trauma, healing, and mental health.
SCARS — A Healing Anthology will be published May 2023. May is Mental Health Awareness Month.
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December 31, 2022 is the deadline for submissions to SCARS — A Healing Anthology. You may submit up to three poems and/or short stories. Visit scarspoetrybook.com for the entry form and additional info.
Here is a poem about scars I wrote several years ago: