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Jill Brooke

JILL BROOKE is a writer, journalist, stepfamily coach and playwright. She is a contributing writer for FirstWivesWorld.com, a site that helps women contemplating, navigating or moving on from divorce heal through self-love, smarts and humor. She has been a contributor to CBS’ The Early Show and a former on-air CNN correspondent.

Jill’s work has appeared in The New York Times, Forbes FYI, Chicago Tribune, Harper’s Bazaar and New York Magazine. Jill has also been the editor-in-chief of Avenue and Travel Savvy magazines and has written columns for AdWeek, Metropolitan Home as well as such rivals as the New York Post and New York Daily News while miraculously keeping on good terms with both papers.

Jill’s skill in diplomacy is why she is an expert on divorce, as well as living with her son and two stepdaughters in a loving stepfamily for over a decade. She is the author of The Need to Say No and Don’t Let Death Ruin Your Life and currently writes for Westchester Magazine.