Twice, Once

It’s not unusual for people to speak before they think.

To lash out before they understand a situation.

To expect others to solve their problems without first making an attempt to solve them themselves.

When that happens, we have a choice; we can repeat their error and act, or react, before we think. Or, we can stop and think twice, act once.

About the author 

Valerie Francis

Valerie Francis is a bestselling author, literary editor, and podcaster with a passion for stories by, for and about women.

Each month, Valerie recommends books from literature’s best female authors. Selections come from every genre because women write, and read, in every genre. The Women’s Fiction category offers up some terrific novels, but these days there’s a strong female presence in thriller, horror, crime, and other genres traditionally dominated by male writers. No matter what the publishing companies may think, in the 21st Century, Women’s Fiction is whatever we want it to be.

stories for women, by women, and about women