don't stop now: A Collection of Short Stories

By Lauren Macri


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Don't Stop Now follows author Lauren Macri as she struggles with and tries to overcome multiple anxiety disorders. Don't Stop Now includes fourteen short, creative non-fiction stories. Although these stories focus on overcoming and dealing with anxiety, they also include themes of relationships, family, bullying, friendships, growing up, heartbreak, and love.

"I know he’s tired of this. He tries to look sympathetic, but he’s not fooling anyone. I know it doesn’t make sense, but fears don’t have to make sense. All logic and common sense flow out of me.

“Just get out of the car. We can set up your tent. There is nothing wrong with you. You’re not sick.”

“No,” I say. I avoid eye contact.

“Come on, just get out of the car.”

“No.” "

- an excerpt from "Let's Go Camping."




ISBN: 978-1-927023-90-7