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In January of 2015, after selling all her possessions, Dr. Diann Schindler left St. Petersburg, Florida, on a solo journey to travel the world.  Five continents, over 45 countries and 4 later, she's still going strong!

Meanwhile, she published her debut novel, "Just A Girl"< ) which ranked 6th best coming-of-age fiction in 2017 by Amazon.

Two months later, Schindler published "The Essential Guide to a Life of Travel: the ABC's of International Travel."  

She continues to travel, photographing and chronicling her experiences through her website, DiannAbroad, blogs and podcasts...following her passion to learn and to grow.

Diann's podcasts are fun, information and lively, focusing on her travels; personal experiences, challenges and reflections; travel tips; wannabe love stories; writing tips and thoughts; and intriguing wonders she often faces.

Her podcasts play on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, YouTube, and more!   

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May 2, 2020

(This interview was initially released January 3, 2020. )

Diann Schindler interviews awarding winning author Paula Stone Tucker: "Surviving: A Kent State Memoir."

Paula Stone Tucker was 30 yards in front of the National Guard when they fired into a crowd of students on May 4, 1970 at Kent State University. A retired clinical psychologist, she worked with families, couples,  and  survivors of trauma and abuse. In her younger days she was a reporter for the Akron Beacon Journal and the Daily Kent Stater. She grew up in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio and graduated from Kent State University.  She splits her time between northeast Ohio and The Villages, Florida where she writes, plays the flute and is learning to play golf. Her first book, Surviving: A Kent State Memoir, is the Silver Medal Award winner in the Memoir and Biography category of the Florida Writers Association 2019 Literary Award Competition. She is available for interviews.

 You can contact her at, at, or on Facebook at Paula Tucker, Author. She looks forward to hearing from you and reading your reviews.

Buy Paula's book on Amazon.

Surviving: A Kent State Memoir

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