From Facebook Dabbler to Memoirist: Background information when reading Love Warrior

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Love Warrior

A Memoir

by Glennon Doyle Melton

Love Warrior by Glennon Doyle Melton X
Love Warrior by Glennon Doyle Melton
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  • First Published:
    Sep 2016, 272 pages
    Paperback:
    Sep 2017, 272 pages

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From Facebook Dabbler to Memoirist

Glennon Doyle Melton, author of Love Warrior, started her writing career in 2009. Badly needing a break one day, the stay-at-home mother of three turned to Facebook, where she noticed several of her friends were participating in a series of posts called "25 Things About Me." She immediately began sharing incredibly honest and personal tidbits about herself: "I'm a recovering food and alcohol addict, but I still find myself missing food and booze in the same twisted way someone can still love a person who beats them and leaves them for dead."

Glennon Doyle Melton Within hours she got dozens of comments from both friends and strangers offering her words of support and affirmation. She realized that she had struck a chord–that none of her fellow posters were digging deep and truly revealing themselves (others were posting trivia like "My favorite snack food is hummus"). Melton decided that she needed an outlet for writing truths about herself and her life–and found there was an audience for...

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