Author: Rebecca Marie
Genre: Self Help/Personal Growth
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Abuse knows no boundaries. It doesn’t care if you are rich or poor, old or young. It can enter your life at any time and stay as long as you let it. In One Month Week Day Hour Minute Second, author Rebecca Marie discusses that the key is to release the secrets, talk about the abuse, and take the power away from the abusers. In this memoir, she shares her personal journey surviving sexual and physical abuse, describing how abusive patterns started at a young age, how negative self-esteem continued to grow, and how it ended in her falling in love with a psychopath. One Month Week Day Hour Minute Second narrates how Marie was victimized and lived in daily fear and despair, but discusses how she chose not to remain a victim and took power over her own life. Hoping to break the cycle of domestic abuse one victim at a time, Marie tells her emotional story to call attention to the problem of domestic violence. Her story shows there is hope for others.
Question1- What part of the writing process is the easiest/hardest for you? My mind kept organizing how the book needed to be written.
Answer: Once I set a goal and a timeline the writing became the easiest part. I had my story in my head for years and it was like my brain was organizing what the words needed to be all along. The hardest and most time consuming part was the editing and then marketing the book to get the message out there. This is an ongoing process.
Question2- If you could pick one thing from your book that you want people to
take away from it, what would it be?
Answer: We all need to be advocates to put an end to abuse and domestic violence. There is always hope and no one needs to go through this journey of recovery alone.
Question3- Where did the idea for your book come from?
Answer: My personal life as this is a memoir, I lived the story.
Question4-Was there a lot of research involved in writing your book?
Answer: No research, however there was a great deal of soul searching and reliving the past traumatic life events.
Question5- Do you listen to music while you write (if so, do you have a playlist I
can share?), or do you prefer quie