Linda Gray Sexton

GUILT: THE INEVITABLE EMOTION

By Linda Gray Sexton / August 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

My life right now revolves around trying to rescue someone very dear to me. Jeanne is a crack addict and an alcoholic, resisting detox, resisting rehab, resisting the possibility of life. She may very well die and I feel guilty about not doing more to save her. I know all the wisdom about allowing addicts…

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HALF IN LOVE REVIEWS ON TOP BLOGS

By Linda Gray Sexton / August 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

Recently I asked a social media marketing firm, Clever Girls Collective, to help me disseminate the word about the pervasive effect of depression on loved ones, in addition to the person who suffers from it. Fifteen of the top bloggers in the county participated in the Depression & Relationships sponsored post series, inspired by Half in Love We…

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THE COURAGE TO FIND YOUR VOICE

By Linda Gray Sexton / August 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

Yesterday afternoon, my husband and I decided to take in a Saturday matinee, and tramped through the rain to see “The King’s Speech.” Though it has had a lot of press and some Oscar nominations, I didn’t know much about it, except that it was about King George VI and the speech impairment from which he…

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HER WORK AND MINE

By Linda Gray Sexton / August 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

On Wednesday morning, I stand at my kitchen counter and stuff twenty bubble mailers with my new memoir, Half in Love: Surviving the Legacy of Suicide. I’m in the process of going on a “book blog tour.” I address the envelopes by hand and will take them to the post office later, sending them out to…

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WHY WRITE MEMOIR?

By Linda Gray Sexton / August 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

Well, I have to say that, through my website, I am getting many, many emails from readers now that Half in Love has officially been published. After an excerpt of the book appeared last Saturday in Salon an online magazine, there were 38 posts in their Comments Section in the first day and a half—virtually all of them from…

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INTRODUCING LINDAGRAYSEXTON.COM, originally created for first website

By Linda Gray Sexton / August 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

Sometimes you get a chance to do something really novel with your kids—and I don’t mean a junket to Cabo or a ski vacation to Whistler. As the mother of two boys ages 29 and 27, I can attest to the fact that such opportunities are few and far between. So, welcome to my website—a…

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Grub Street Conference, Boston, MA.

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“The Muse and the Marketplace: A Lecture.” April 26, 2008

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Portland Librarian’s Association.

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Book signing for Half in Love. April 25, 2010

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Berkeley Arts and Letters Series

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“In Conversation with Elizabeth Rosner.” September 29, 2010

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Kepler’s Bookstore, Menlo Park, CA.

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January 25, 7:00 p.m. 2011

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