How I Survived – Gloria Gaynor Might Publish Your Story

22 Apr


Gloria Gaynor

Gloria Gaynor


Famous singer Gloria Gaynor wrote her story of a life-altering accident in a recent Huffington-Post online article:
“The “Queen is dead,” was the report rumored to be circulating around my record company. A few weeks before, I had fallen on stage, jumped back up, and continued my show, including the rigorous choreography. I went out to breakfast after the show, gone home and off to bed. The next morning I felt refreshed. But then I reached for the phone to call my boyfriend and could not turn completely over. I tried to turn over again and felt an excruciating pain that hit me in my back … “. Read the whole story on Huffington Post.
However, Gloria Gaynor (born Gloria Fowles on September 7, 1949 in Newark, New Jersey) is not only a great singer, but also writes. She will publish a book with real-life stories that read like fiction – maybe your story too:

Have you survived an illness, personal tragedy, abusive relationship, financial ruin, or other life experience that brought you to your knees?  Did the disco-era song “I Will Survive,” by Grammy Award-winning songstress Gloria Gaynor, inspire you to rise and thrive?
If so, we’d love to share your story in a new book of personal narrative essays that tell the story of how you survived the experience and how the song influenced your life. We’re looking for real-life stories that read like fiction—similar to the stories in the “Cup of Comfort” book series, compiled and edited by Colleen Sell.

The book will include 50 stories of 1,000-2,000 words each. For each essay selected for publication in the book, the author will receive $75, a complimentary copy of the book signed by Gloria Gaynor, and a signed photo of Ms. Gaynor. Well, it’s not a big money maker, but it could be satisfying to write your story and maybe see it in a celebrity book. Start for a freelancing career? Who knows. Listen to her music on YouTube.

Submit by April 30, 2013




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Posted by on April 22, 2013 in Freelance Writing


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2 responses to “How I Survived – Gloria Gaynor Might Publish Your Story

  1. Dominique Mack

    July 5, 2013 at 11:57 am

    Looking for a publisher for my book entitled
    “How To Get Your Children Back From CPS”

    Can you refer me to anyone that may be interested?
    Is it to late to summit an entry for the “I survived” book as well?

  2. Gert strydom

    October 22, 2013 at 3:06 pm

    Who wants my story.i was stabed 13 times and my troat was slitt.left for dead


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