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from shitshow to afterglow

“From Sh!tshow To Afterglow” is the third book by Offbeat Bride author, Ariel Meadow Stallings. It publishes July 2020.

NEWEST BOOK: From Sh!tshow To Afterglow, published July 2020

An irreverent guide to rebounding after loss, grief, and all the other cruel crises life throws our way Sometimes your foundation crumbles. Sometimes you realize there wasn’t a foundation to begin with. Maybe your relationship ended in a breakup or divorce, or you lost your job, or a loved one died. Whatever crisis showed up […]

2020 State of the Empire

The first thing you should know about the Offbeat Empire circa 2020 is that the name is even more of a humorous misnomer than it used to be: the company is just me now.

State of the Empire, 2019

IT’S BEEN 84 YEARS. Ok, it’s actually only been 12 years since I launched the Offbeat Empire, but 12 in internet years might as well be 84, y’know? Here’s what’s up with the Empire this year…

From Shitshow To Afterglow: how the book got its name

I owe y’all an update about my next book, the recovery memoir that was called ONWARD, then Offbeat Resilience, then Shitshow After-Party and now (hopefully its final title!) Well, That Was A Shitshow: Putting Life Back Together When It All Falls Apart. It can be a challenge to talk about a book when it’s still […]