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Donna R. Gore Releases First Book for Grief Diaries

Grief Diaries: Surviving Loss by Homicide book cover

Grief Diaries: Surviving Loss by Homicide book coverDonna R. Gore joins the ranks as a published author with the release of the Grief Diaries anthology, Surviving Loss by Homicide.

“Filled with answers to poignant questions, each writer shares insight into the process of coping with a violent tragedy, and play a vital role in surrounding readers with warmth and comfort as they seek understanding and healing in the aftermath of their own loss.”

Invited to write the foreword for Surviving Loss by Homicide by Grief Diaries creator and author, Lynda Cheldelin Fell, she introduces readers to the sorrow experienced when losing a loved one suddenly to violent crime. She explains to readers the reality of being a victim, as well as the importance of care, kindness, compassion, and resiliency.

Considered a pioneer in the field of inspirational hope in the aftermath of loss, Grief Diaries author Lynda Cheldelin Fell has a passion for groundbreaking projects that create a legacy of help, healing, and hope while highlighting the power of human resiliency. She is the creator of the book series Grief Diaries, board president of the National Grief & Hope Coalition, and CEO of AlyBlue Media.

Donna Gore, "LadyJustice" Host of Shattered Lives Radio

Donna Gore, “LadyJustice” Host of Shattered Lives Radio

Donna R. Gore’s experience in crime victim advocacy began with the 1981 murder of her father. Her personal experience through the judicial system inspires her to reach out to others in similar situations through the development of support resources and educating the public through utilization of several media outlets.

She has pursued her passion by participation in several victim assistance organizations, including Survivors of Homicide, Inc., CUE Center for Missing Persons and the National Organization of Victim Assistance (NOVA).  She is also an expert trainer and presenter for OVC TTAC through the Department of Justice on topics of crime victims’ rights, victim impact statements, and rights of the disabled.

Donna Gore is the host of the popular weekly podcast, Shattered Lives, offering up expert guests and resources related to the aftermath of crime and the needs of victims left behind. On air for almost 5 years, she has given listeners a treasure chest of timeless information.

She has created a valuable resource for victims of crime who find themselves wading through the justice system and needing help with writing a victim impact statement. Her Victim Impact Statement Assistance program offers her experience and writing abilities to create a professional statement for reading in court.

Grief Diaries: Surviving Loss by Homicide is available on Amazon in paperback and Kindle version, and will be available soon in local bookstores and other venues. Donna Gore will be giving presentations and signing copies of her book at several upcoming local events in the Hartford, CT area.

A percentage of each book sale is donated to CUE Center for Missing Persons, an organization which searches for missing persons and offers support and advocacy to the families. To make a personal donation to CUE Center, please refer to their website:

To schedule Donna R. Gore to present at events, seminars or conferences, please contact: ImaginePublicity,  Telephone: 843.808.0859  Email:


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