Archive for the 'Cancer' Category

Mar
12
2014
Death Is Becoming is #32 & #78 on Amazon’s Top 100 Free Kindle Books!

For the past few weeks, this story I wrote to raise Childhood Cancer Awareness has zoomed up the charts at Amazon. Maintaining both a 30’s and 70’s ranking on Amazon’s Top 100 Free Bestsellers list! Today, me are at #32 and #78. :)

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This Halloween, college girl, Erin Kowalkski, battles cancer once again. But this time, she has questions and she’s … Read More »

Sep
26
2013
Death Is Becoming now on Nook, Kobo and Smashwords!

Free Halloween ebook to raise Childhood Cancer Awareness!

As I write this, Death Is Becoming has had 116 downloads on Smashwords! This is so very exciting, because I know how difficult it is when you want to read a book that is only available in one unfamiliar way. Now there are two additional options, with more coming soon.

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Sep
14
2013
Death Is Becoming Now Released!

DEATH IS BECOMING
by Jamie Leigh Hansen

Free Book to raise Childhood Cancer Awareness

This Halloween, college girl, Erin Kowalkski, battles cancer once again. But this time, she has questions and she’s dying to know the answers. What will her dreams and aspirations, all she’s learned, felt and experienced, amount to when she’s gone? What will she become?

Guided by … Read More »

Aug
31
2011
SHOUT Against the Whisper

Help fight Ovarian Cancer!

Win a first chapter critique from one of five multi-published, award-winning, bestselling authors!
Do good. Feel good. And get something good in return!

Author Heather McCollum is fighting Ovarian Cancer. To show appreciation for folks who donate to support “Heather’s Warriors” on the upcoming walk to fund a cure, her writer friends have organized a critique … Read More »

Apr
1
2011
April Fool’s!

I think there is one story that will forever be our favorite April Fool’s Day Story. Our daughter was diagnosed with a brain tumor the day after Thanksgiving. She was eight. She was immediately admitted to the hospital and not released until her 9th birthday, Christmas Eve. She went back in on New Year’s Eve, had a port for chemo … Read More »

Apr
8
2008
Poisoned

A book of poems about life, love, loss and cancer written by 13 year old childhood cancer survivor Thalon Marie-Leigh Hansen has just been sent to print at Lulu.com. Thalon is donating the first, hardbound copy to the annual Candlelighters’ dinner party this year, on April 25th.

For anyone who does not know about Candlelighters, I’ve blogged about them before … Read More »

Apr
21
2007
Candlelighters

Last night was the dinner auction for the Inland Northwest Candlelighters. At these, they have table upon table of items that have been donated for the silent auction. Everything from gift baskets of candles or gardening items or wines or baby items. They had some beautiful antique silver sets and handmade blankets and quilts. My husband fell in love with … Read More »

Mar
2
2007
Thank YOU!!

First, really great news. I’d like to thank God for helping my daughter and our family yesterday as she had her 7th surgery in the last 39 months. I can’t fully count this year or the first year since she was diagnosed at the end of November, so I counted months. :) It’s been a long trip, watching her grow and … Read More »

Dec
31
2006
Put the Happy in your New Year!

I’m not an excessively superstitious person. I don’t walk under ladders because they’d likely fall on me. I love black cats and have two. They have a lot of white on them, but they were free, so hey. That works. But, in 2002, right before the end of the year, I read a comment that stuck with me. At first, … Read More »

Dec
14
2006
Courage in Action

Today was my daughter’s 4th MRI this year. Over the last 3 years, she’s had at least one every 3 months. So, she’s had a little more than 12 of them. Since her very first aborted attempt at one, when she was only 8, she’s been terrified of the machine. The sounds scared her. She’s needed to be sedated Read More »

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