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Rhonda Wiley-Jones lives in Texas with the love of her life, husband Lynn, and their Shih Tzu, Murphy, who is more cat than dog. She and Lynn have traveled extensively in such places as Japan, Australia, South Africa, Ireland, France, Costa Rica, and most recently Turkey. They spend a month each year on Isla Mujeres, Mexico, their home-away-from-home. She is the author of At Home in the World: Growing Up and Growing Away, a travel memoir and coming of age story.

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A Coming-of-Age Vignette, Sage Advice, and the Writing Exercise They Inspired

When you read the following excerpts from Rhonda Wiley-Jones’ memoir, At Home in the World: Travel Stories of Growing Up and Growing Away, you’ll likely remember incidents from your own youth when you learned important things about yourself, perceptions that allowed you to see yourself in new ways. I’ve included a writing exercise to use…Continue Reading

Writer Tells All – A Narrative About Self-publishing

Are you thinking of self-publishing and wondering what the process is like? It never hurts to hear from one who has successfully navigated the process. With humor and self-awareness, Rhonda Wiley-Jones takes us on her journey as writer turned self-publisher. Reading her narrative is like sitting in the chair next to her. When she’s done…Continue Reading