How to Grieve is a how-to guide with practical tips on every page and resource lists at the back of the booklet. Specifically designed with the death of a partner or spouse in mind, How to Grieve: Even When You Don't Want To is applicable to any loss: a child, friend, pet, or divorce.
Valerie Willman is the author of Smell the Blue Sky: young, pregnant, and widowed, winner of the B.R.A.G. Medallion for Top Indie-Published Books. She co-chairs the Mid-Valley Chapter of Willamette Writers and teaches various workshops on writing, and on grief, such as “Booze and Chocolate Aren’t the Only Ways to Cope: Turning negative emotions into art.” She’s a successful freelance editor through her company, Yellow Pen Editing, and is also a certified bereavement facilitator, and licensed massage therapist.