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Mother of All Memoirs – Writing Workshop

Re-charge your writing skills with empathetic characters & get published! A new writing method to connect empathy to history and autobiographical writing is being introduced at the Gal’s Guide Library fall of 2021. Born of Many Mothers (B.O.M.M.) writing method incorporates visual exercises, mythology writing styles, and feminine energy. Men and women can learn this […]

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Gal’s Guide Anthology Call for Submissions

Share your experience with women’s history with us. Any story or poem of how women’s history or women in history has impacted your life is what we are looking for. Deadline is 12/16/2021 for publication in March 2022 Women’s History Month!  Submission will be chosen by a jury of 3, one representing Gal’s Guide, one […]

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Debra Kemp

Author gals month continues with Leah talking about her magical and inspiring gal who she also called her BFF. Debra Kemp was the author of the House of Pendragon Series that answers the questions, what if King Arthur had a daughter and do well-behaved women seldom make history? Show Notes We’re in the library this […]

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Evolution of Sci-Fi Fandom

On November 10, Gal’s Guide collaborated with Starbase Indy and the Center for Inquiry to host an event during the Spirit & Place Festival 2019. To tie into the R/Evolution theme of the festival, our event was the Evolution of Sci-Fi Fandom with a panel discussion. Our panel was moderated by Lisa Meece, the CEO […]

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Boldly Go! Interview with Lisa Meece, CEO of Starbase Indy

So many of us are more than one thing. In our second only interview, Gal’s Guide sat down with the CEO of Starbase Indy, Lisa Meece to get to know the 360 degrees of Lisa. This amazing gal found her people at Star Trek convention and not only became the CEO but runs a variety of […]

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Carrie Fisher

Leah closes out movie month talking about her unexpected role model and weird connection to Carrie Fisher. Hilarious stories about Star Wars, Paul Simon, Debbie Reynolds, and acid-tripping with Cary Grant. You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. You’ll learn why you can’t wear underwear in space. YouTube Version Show Notes & Extras Gal Pals this month are […]

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Gal’s Guide Podcast – Fibroids

After medical emergencies, car accidents, and hormone ragers the gal pals are back! They talk about why they vanished for a short while – no, it wasn’t Thanos – it was Leah’s battle with fibroids. Upwards of 80% of women develop fibroids and this is Leah’s experience. So buckle in because the gals are talking […]

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Roller Derby with Rebecca Berfanger – Gal’s Guide Podcast

Lisa talked with Rebecca Berfanger about roller derby; the basic rules of the game, the common misconceptions and stereotypes, what it takes to be a part of a roller derby league as well as Rebecca’s time as a volunteer and active member of the Circle City Derby Girls.  Rebecca’s Roller Derby Article SUPPORT US ON […]

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Roller Derby Revival

Many, many years ago, I first saw the new version of roller derby on the late night comedy show, Insomniac with Dave Attell. in Austin.  I was thrilled to find it again on YouTube while writing this post (warning: Language NSFW). While the leagues I’ve watched have never had the same kind of (staged?) brawl […]

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Travel Story – Annie Oakley

Your Gal Friday has just wrapped it’s first season with an episode on Annie Oakley. In researching Annie’s life and legacy I came across the Garst Museum in Darke County, Ohio. They housed the National Annie Oakley Center and had much of her memorabilia on display. I wrangled my husband and daughters and went on […]