She has since published eight e-books, including a 'momoir
' for first-time mothers, Mommy But Still Me; a guide for aspiring writers, So You Want to Sell a Million Copies; a short-story collection, Coloured and Other Stories; and a novel about women's friendships, Saving Peace.
Working mom Jessie Garcia serves up her "momoir
" covering her 20 years as a sportscaster in the Midwest, while juggling job and family.
Los Angeles, CA, November 09, 2013 --(PR.com)-- In the hilarious sequel to the bestselling "momoir
" "This Little Piggy Went to the Liquor Store," A.K.
" genre took off in 1994 after Anne Lamott published Operating Instructions, a diary of her parenting mistakes and triumphs during her son's first year.
" publishing boom has given us at least a shelf full of honest, warts-and-all portrayals of motherhood.
We have seen the ongoing creative exploration of the maternal in mediums such as visual art, film and performance, and there has been a veritable explosion of maternal writing in the last decade-confessional 'momoirs
', poetry, fiction and digital texts, much of it dedicated to understanding the multiple and often fragile formations and maintenance of maternal identities.
Guardino likewise bases her history book, which her children affectionately call her "momoirs
," on mostly ordinary incidents from her own life, growing from childhood to adulthood in Grants Pass, surrounded by relatives and friends, work and play, life and death.