About Knitting the Wounds
Knitting the Wounds
A powerful true story of pain, hope, and the struggle for a better life.
Born in Riverlea, South Africa, Hope Tidal’s early life was marked with hardship. Losing her father at the tender age of eight and having her entire life uprooted by war, she endured years of psychological and physical abuse after being sold into slavery and made into a sex worker. But through recounting her story, she found a way to heal her wounds and uplift her soul.
Imbued with poignant prose and recounting a harrowing story of slavery and abuse, Knitting the Wounds is a powerful and deeply moving true story which grapples with the darkest parts of human existence.
As a story of tragedy, pain, and hope for a better life, this book seeks to illuminate the light at the end of the tunnel and show that even in the hardest of times, it’s possible to rebuild your life.
A testament to the resilience of the human spirit, this heartfelt memoir shows that a drop of happiness exists in even the darkest of circumstances.
About the Author
Zen Toronto is a survivor and passionate author who writes to heal herself and help others through inspirational Artworks that unlock self-motivation and powerful self-healing.
After struggling relentlessly to overcome harrowing past and beginning the arduous journey to uplift her soul and rebuild her life, she determined to share her experiences with others. Zen hopes to inspire and move readers through her work, showing them that no matter what struggles you’re facing in life, it’s possible to find happiness and begin creating a better future.
Through her books, you create a never-ending compassion loop — owing to all the royalties from her books for support Orphanages and Children’s NGOs.
Qn 1: Can you tell us more about Knitting the Wounds, What is it about?
Knitting the Wounds is a powerful and deeply moving true story which grapples with the darkest aspects of humanity.
Recounting the story of Hope Tidal, who spent years enduring psychological and physical abuse after being sold into slavery and forced into sex work, this book contains a poignant and heartfelt look at how she freed herself from the scars of her trauma and find a drop of happiness even in the darkest of circumstances.
As a testament to resilience, perseverance, and hope, this book will touch your heart and speak to your soul as you explore the light at the end of the tunnel, discovering that it’s possible to uplift your soul and begin creating a happier life.
Qn 2: Who do you think would be interested in Knitting the Wounds, is it directed at any particular market?
This book is for everyone, the story in it is not only inspiring but life-changing.
After reading this book, whoever they are, male or female, old or young, the outlook, appreciation and gratitude for life will transform.
Those who lack respect for life, like to complain about everything, are guaranteed to turn into humans who are able to be grateful for the little things that happen
Qn 3: Out of all the books in the world, and all the authors, which are your favourite and why?
There are books about them, although they did not write it themselves, I must admit that they are the people I admire, they are: Dalai Lama, Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela
Qn 4: What guidance would you offer to someone new, or trying to enhance their writing?
I’m a creative non-fic writer, so these few words for non-fic writers only.
Listen to your inner voice, your voice of your soul, write down your experiences/expertise.
Remember, our experience/memoir is our true-self, a story only you can tell, no one can argue with or doubt you.
Qn 5: Where can our readers find out more about you, do you have a website, or a way to be contacted?
Please visit my web: www.writingtoheals.com
or please drop your message at my Instagram: @zen.toronto