Queering the American Dream blog tour

Angela Yarber is on a virtual tour of her book Queering the American Dream. Choices is so pleased to host her and to showcase her thoughts about how publishing a book can transform our business and life.   Here's Angela and her essay. Living the Authorpreneur Life How publishing a book can transform your business and life By Dr. Angela Yarber Publishing a book has completely transformed my life and business, creating financial sustainability I’d only dreamed of. Over a decade ago, after protests from Westboro Baptist Church, a thick stack of hate mail, and even a few death threats, I decided two institutions had become too toxic for me as a queer woman. The first was the church. Interestingly, I was its pastor. The second was the academy where I was a professor. To reckon with our shifting vocations, my wife and I quit our jobs, sold our home, and followed the beckoning, our toddler in tow, writing a memoir along the way.  Beginning the day the Supreme … [Read more...]