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Appearances, Podcasts, and Bylines

I’m an award-winning essayist, self-help, non-fiction, young adult fiction author, and public speaker. 

  • I write about loss, recovery, and moving through the world with scars. I write about the supernatural about things unseen yet acutely felt.
  • I host a series of self-help, intuitive and healing workshops called the Real, Not Perfect Academy and the Real, Not Perfect Lab.
  • I have monthly free Ladies Who Lunch live zoom webinars (all are welcome).
  • I co-lead writers retreats with New York Times Bestselling Author Nova Ren Suma.
  • My work in Image Comics GLITTERBOMB series won a Barnes and Noble Best of Graphic Novel award, a Barnes and Noble Best of Scifi award, and high marks at COMICON. We also earned Book Riots list “25 of the Best Comics About Social Justice for Every Reader.” My essay about sexual harassment on a Hollywood set went viral two years before MeToo!.

Television Appearances:

CNN, On The Story with Erica Hill



Stay Tuned 5 new podcast appearances coming your way infall of 2022

In Alphabetical Order:

Astrology Look Inside This podcast has so many new insights about joy, astrology, how we value money and ourselves. I think you’ll enjoy it!


Charlotte Readers Podcast with Landis Wade. We discuss indie publishing, writing, editing, and all things self-help publishing. 

Divine Realignment, with Julia Wesley

Divorce and Beyond Podcast with Susan Guthrie

Doing Relationships Right with Jennifer Hurvitz

My Divorce Solution

The Fab Chiefstess, with Evelyn Betances

Femme Parlor-Finding Pleasure Again 

Healthy Gypsy Podcast

How To Get Healthy and Pregnant, with Adrienne Wei

Just a Little More Joy, with Kyle Moss

My Weirdest Experience, with Tina Clarke

Opulent Life, with Stepahnie Snyder

Personal Growth and Lifestyle, with Lisa Latimer

Rock Your Soul, with Nichole Eaton

Self Love Ignited, with Katie Allen I loved talking with Katie and found myself over-sharing. Please listen in to our shared stories and vulnerability when it comes to all things self-worth, self-love, and body image.

The Self Podcast Kristy Martin and I talk about embracing who you are, identifying when you’re in the space of being lost, and redefining yourself

Self-publishing, with JosianeFortin

Soul in the Raw, with Olivia Seline and Shannon Wooten

Stranger Connections with Tedx Speaker and humorist Lisa David Olson. The essay we discuss about my past in Hollywood. 

Strong Talk- With Trish Nancoo

Th3 Writer’s Corner with Andrea McHugh

Thrive in Motherhood, with Irene McKenna

Time Our for Mental Health, with Tim Krass

Toxic Person Proof with Sarah K. Ramsey

Two Sisters Podcast- find them on Facebook

Unchain Your Inner Strength, for spiritual entrepreneurs, with Maria Krause

Unicorn Show, with Kendra Beaevis

YMCA, with Jane Hoagland

Personal Essays— in alphabetical order of publication:

Cafe Mom:

My Daughter Is Terrified of Being Unpopular & I Don’t Know How to Help

Letting My Daughter Be Her Own Person Means Letting Go of My Way to Say ‘I Love You”


Glitterbomb:Red Carpet

Glitterbomb:Fame Game

Freelance writer for My School Rocks Magazine

Contributed to: What Was I Thinking? 58 Bad Boyfriend Stories, various newspapers, and ezines.

The One Way I’m Afraid My Daughter Will Never See Me

I’ve Had Miscarriages Before, But Never Like This

On Trying Not to Expect Much From My Absent Dad Anymore

How I’m Dealing with My Daughter Ourgrowing Her Dolls

It Happened To Me: An Oscar Winner Bullied Me So Badly I Quit The Film Industry :Picked up by Yahoo! and

What I Learned From The 5 Most Important First Kisses

Other essays appear under pseudonym and can be furnished upon request.

Short Stories:

moonShine Review:

Wolf a Modern Tale

1-800 Wings, Infomercial

Stone Crown Review:

Finger Paint

Hob Goblins


Expressing Motherhood, National Play about Motherhood

Coffee and Kink:

Featured guest on Coffee and Kink with the title of the essay – “I Wish I Could Masturbate Like A Man

Glitterbomb: The Fame Game is on the   Best of March 2018 list.

GLITTERBOMB is one of Barnes and Noble’s Best Comics & Graphic Novels of 2017


Image Comics– contributed back matter essays.

Reviews for Glitterbomb: Newsarama book 1book2book 3 and book 4Comicsverse

GLITTERBOMB Series 2, THE FAME GAME: The series continues with great reviews!

Matt Chats: Interview with Jim Zub

“The backmatter from Holly Raychelle Hughes really matches what’s occurring in the comic. How did she become part of the team?

While doing my research on mistreatment in Hollywood I came across Holly’s essay posted on XOJane.

The article was filled with creepy interactions that felt like the kind of thing I’d been putting together for Glitterbomb. Even more chilling, it was all real. I bookmarked it and thought about the possibility of including back matter in our series, something in a similar vein – Tell-all stories ripping the veil off Tinseltown.”

From Comic Book Corps:

“Jim Zub, Djibril Morissette-Phan, K. Michael Russell, and Holly Raychelle Hughes have crafted a phenomenal arc. The story, art, and back matter are all a great combination. The essays in the back of each issue highlight how cruel and unforgiving Hollywood can be. There may not be a literal demons in Hollywood but there are some heartless and manipulative people, and that is much worst. This series is more relevant now because of all the dirt that is coming to the light today in Hollywood. I know there are a lot of stories vying for attention on the comic stands today, but do yourself a favor and read this. It is entertaining, the art is amazing, and it is also educational due to the informative back matter.”

• Adventures In Poor Taste: 8.5/10 “Unexpected twists and impressive artwork close this series on a high-note; the Glitterbomb team continues to impress.”

• Comic Book Corps: 9/10 “…do yourself a favor and read this. It is entertaining, the art is amazing, and it is also educational due to the informative back matter.”

• Horror Talk: 8/10 “…a timely, unsettling look at how we perceive fame in today’s society. It will have you thinking twice before tuning into the local news or clicking on that juicy headline.”

• Outright Geekery: 9.4/10 “If you love horror, crime, or suspense this is the book for you. This was tailor made for the mature reader and it’s such a great chance to read something out of the norm.”

• Oregon Live“Glitterbomb has been about darkness, discomfort and dissatisfaction, about how pop culture and tabloid media are a sickness. It’s a depressing book, but it’s one we need right now.”