Another Writing the Rollercoaster Print Run

Writing the Rollercoaster, a collection of stories written by people like yourself. People whose lives were turned upside down by the pandemic rollercoaster and still haven’t fully returned to normal yet.
Stepping inside the collection, you’ll discover a time capsule, a unique history of who we are and what we did to maintain our sanity and our humanity in this strangest of times. Stories that have prompted people to write and let us know exactly what the collection has meant to them:
“…the expanse of humanity, from children to those well on in years, showed me we are not alone. Strength and resilience can be found.”
“… a book of great solace. I find myself drawn back to the stories. Somehow, re-reading what is written is like holding a hand close and tight, helping to offset the ever-hovering cacophony of foreboding voices.”
“What a splendid gem of writing.”
“So many beautiful stories.”
“I wasn’t ready for the profound impact of these stories.”
To date, 900 copies have made their way into the world, and as those readers spread the word, demand for the book keeps growing, far outstripping availability. That is the reason for this Go Fund Me. This campaign is about getting this book into more hands.
Writing the Rollercoaster has always been free and it's important that it continue to be free, ensuring no barriers for anyone.
With your help, we can print 1000 more copies and get them into 1000 more hands. Every dollar collected will go toward the printing and distribution of these books. A donation of $12.00 or more will put a book in your hands, and one in the hands of someone else.
1000 books is the goal. If we can go higher, we will! This is a rollercoaster after all, and who knows what waits beyond the next hill?

Donors living outside the distribution area will be sent a copy of the book upon request. 
To find out more about how Writing the Rollercoaster came to be, please visit www.writingtherollercoaster, and please click the link to Donate.
Thank you,
Lynda Simmons
Founder, Writing the Rollercoaster
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