Don't write alone.

The HerStories Project is a community for midlife women who write.

We support, publish, and instruct writers at all levels.


Join several hundred other midlife writers in a social network community OFF of Facebook.

We connect and support writers just like you.

Our writing groups are about learning and growing together, as women in this messy and confusing time of life.

Make Small Steps

Our Latest Writing Group

Our Small Steps writing groups are about developing a writing practice and sharing your writing in a safe, nurturing community.


work with us

Writing Coaching

Work with us to plan, write, revise, and publish your personal essay or memoir project. We’ll work with you at any stage of your writing process.

Our BOoks

We publish women's stories.

In addition to publishing personal essays on our website, we’ve published four anthologies about women’s experiences.

About Us

We are Jessica and Stephanie.

The HerStories Project started off in 2013 as a collaborative blog project about female friendship. Jessica and Stephanie published women’s stories of female friendship and over the years, the Project expanded beyond the subject of friendship into publishing books, teaching writing classes, and leading online writing groups.

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Join a writing workshop.

Our online workshops are for women from all backgrounds who want support and guidance, from instructors as well as their midlife peers. We have our own private course platform, just for HerStories.


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