Radio Show: Dropping In
Diane Dewey drops in with with authors, entertainers and musicians. Together they find the common threads of redefining identity.
We learn about ourselves by hearing other people's stories. What has experience taught them about creating a true identity?
Discovering our voice means empowering ourselves.
LISTEN on www.voiceamerica.com/Dropping-in
Fridays 8AM PT - 11AM ET - 5PM CET
"I love the interview, and the people who have heard it have been quite complimentary about it. Thanks for having me."
I'm Still Here
"Wow, just Wow!"
J. Elle, Author of Wings of Ebony
"This was an extraordinary experience of professionalism and beautifully prepared radio journalism Diane. I've now listened to the interview. It's good. Very good. Thank you."
Jen Hutchinson, author of Motherling: A Walk
"It was a great conversation and I really appreciated Diane's questions and kind comments about our book."
Seth Gillihan, PhD
Dr. Aria Campbell-Danesh of A Mindful Year: 365 Ways to Find Connection and the Sacred in Everyday
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- Today's feminist movement has a glaring blind spot, and paradoxically, it is women. Mainstream feminists rarely talk about meeting basic needs as a feminist issue, argues Mikki Kendall, but food insecurity, access to quality education, safe neighborhoods, a living wage, and medical care are all feminist issues.
"Diane, your questions helped me think about my book in new ways. Thank you for this amazing opportunity!"
Debra Thomas, author of Luz, A Novel
"Had an amazing conversation with @dianedewey on her podcast about everything mental health ...❤️ "
Celeste Viciere, Author of Relationship Goals & 365 Days of Intentional Living
"What an interview, Diane. Your questions were insightful and distinctive. It's clear the book spoke to you and I really appreciate how skillfully you teased out a discussion that will allow it to speak to your listeners as well."
Rita Dragonette, author of The Fourteenth of September
Fixing the Fates
Published by She Writes Press
Gulf Coast author Diane Dewey writes a memoir of family secrets, lies, love, and redemption. Adopted in America from a German orphanage, she met her Swiss biological father at age forty-seven after he searched for her. The impact of uncovering these roots was Diane's quest to find her German biological mother and learn her story. These discoveries reverberated throughout her life in myriad unexpected ways.
To Find Our Common Threads
Diane Dewey is the author of the 2019 award winning memoir, Fixing the Fates, published by She Writes Press. She’s contributed articles about living as an adoptee and questioning one’s identity in over twenty on-line journals. Diane’s education includes a BA at Villanova University, a certificate from The Art Institute of Philadelphia, and an MS in Mental Health Counseling from Capella University. She’s worked for the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and The National Academy in New York, then founded her own art appraisal business, The Realization of Art. Throughout, Diane attended writing courses at New York University School of Continuing Studies and Eckerd College, and participated in writing workshops worldwide to attempt to discover her own voice. In January 2020, Diane began conversations with other communicators on Dropping In, her radio show / podcast on voiceamerica.com.
Until the lion learns to write, every story will glorify the hunter.
Diane Dewey at the National Arts Club, sharing her compelling story of truth and lies from "Fixing the Fates." Soon to be in audiobook!