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blog posted 2.19.17

LEE WOODRUFF: A witty writer warrior #Fierce50

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What do you write about a witty writer – who’s gonna read what you write about her?
-Val Haller, @valslist

Warriors are fierce. Warriors are fighters. Warriors are fearless.
Warriors are foolproof. Warriors are facile. Warriors are formidable.

My warrior is funny.
And that is her superpower.

My name is Val Haller and I’m not easily impressed. I will take a pass on designer handbags, studded heels, VIP exclusives, the newest, hottest, latest… I won’t remember who you know or where you’ve been, but I will remember the story you told. Your story impresses me. And one of the best storytellers I know is Lee Woodruff – Writer, Author, Speaker – a witty, word-smith warrior who captures my heart and “makes the room go away” (my ultimate compliment) whenever I read her writing. It’s something I highly recommend you try.

I interviewed Lee for this post, and as I prepped for our chat I knew one thing for certain – I wanted to get inside her writer’s head, to see what makes her tick. She has experienced more in her lifetime than one could ever fathom in a worst nightmare. I believe that writing about her writing will better tell the entire story of this fierce warrior whom I’m proud to introduce in this first annual #Fierce50 Campaign. Continue reading …

WHO'S ON TOUR

MEET VAL

FEATURED PLAYLIST: LEE WOODRUFF: You've Been Valslisted!

GIVE A QUICK LISTEN BELOW: press the play arrow and songs will rotate automatically in 30 second clips. Previews courtesy of iTunes.

#FIERCE 50 CAMPAIGN LAUNCH IS TODAY and my blog partner is LEE WOODRUFF: speaker, author, media trainer, journalist, writer, blogger, mom, and a warrior who’s handled some fierce living with grace. This playlist is dedicated to Lee and other warriors like her. JUST LISTEN.

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Part Potawatomi

by Jenny Gillespie

Singer/Songwriter

THIS WEEK'S COVER

Song: “I’ll Be Home For Christmas”

original by Bing Crosby

cover by LESLIE ODOM

SOUNDS LIKE

If you like Michael Jackson, then try THE NORTH 41

Michael Jackson

The North 41