Personal Projects

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Sharon Lamhut Willen’s projects since becoming a liver transplant recipient in 2006. Her gratitude for life, expressed through writing, art, and service to family and community.

Up and Outward Bound

I’ve received my first royalty check from sales at Amazon.com and excerpts from Not Done Yet, woven into a single narrative, won Second Place Honors in the Henderson County Silver Arts competition last week. Tipsy-making! I’ve also gotten a couple of early opportunities to speak about my transplant journey, and I’m really looking forward to connecting with my audience in […]

Stay in Touch

Mom lives in New York, at least a day’s trip by air from my home, most often a two day journey by car. It’s just not possible to be in the same room with her as often as I’d like. I’m always on the lookout for ways to connect between visits, beyond my daily phone calls and intermittent Skype visits. […]

I Can Hear a Heartbeat

It’s been a week of ultra-cold weather and I spent about four of them flat on my back due to one wrong twist and lift move, but no matter. After being more gentle with myself and visiting the chiro, I have been able to assess the responses to my “what title should I choose” survey. And the winner is: The […]

Enter to Win

Hallelujah! My book is complete–except for one thing. I can’t make up my mind about a final title. So I decided to “poll the audience.” By completing the very brief survey at the end of this post, you will help create publishing history, and you’ll be entered automatically into a drawing for a free, signed copy of the book when […]

Follow My Publishing Project

I am deeply into the process of getting my new book, I’m Not Done Yet…And Neither Are You! ready for publication. There’s about as much to research on this as there was on organ transplantation seven years ago. And it’s equally overwhelming. I was successful with the transplant process, now I can only hope to survive this as well. My […]