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From Blog to Book with Abby Maslin

Sunday, March 31, 2019, 1:30 AM


Join Old Town Books for our next installment of Read Write Now, a series of skill-building talks for readers and writers, on Saturday, March 30 at 6:30pm. Memoirist Abby Maslin will share her writing journey from starting a blog to publishing a book. In 2012 Maslin's life changed forever when her husband was mugged and suffered a traumatic brain injury. She shared her family's story, post by post, to help face her new reality. Her debut memoir Love You Hard: A Memoir of Marriage, Brain Injury, and Reinventing Love will be published by Dutton in March 2019.  This event will include a publishing talk, a group writing exercise, and audience Q+A. Attendees will leave with renewed inspiration and practical steps to take towards crafting personal stories to share online and in print.  This is a ticketed event. Admission price includes a signed copy of Maslin's book. Praise for Love You Hard: "A moving and valuable meditation on the nature of mature love—love that is hard, and gloriously so.” —Kelly Corrigan, New York Times bestselling author of The Middle Place and Tell Me More“Inspiring, touching, and beautifully written, Abby Maslin’s memoir is a testament to love, resilience, and choosing joy during the toughest times.” —Maria Shriver, award-winning journalist and author of I’ve Been Thinking…"Written with the grace of a novel and the power of personal experience, this moving book is filled with humor, insight, and enormous love. Maslin's touching story brings both tears and joy and offers the inspiring hope that there is always a way forward." —Janice Kaplan, New York Times bestselling author of The Gratitude Diaries

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