For Writing Out Loud is a collection of the most poignant blog posts from the blog that goes by the same name. It spans a wide variety of topics because life is far from homogeneous and rather than avoid unpopular topics, thoughts are shared in hopes of inspiring and promoting dialogue.
I have read most of Estrada's back catalog now- roughly 90% I would estimate, so I feel confident recommending this book.
Estrada is a master at genre hopping, having published poetry, sci-fi, fantasy, middle grade/ya, and now non-fiction. His writing style is warm, witty, and willing to tell it like it is, however that is may shift throughout life.
In reading his work, I've found many quotes that leave me breathless. I get out my notebook, and copy them down to refer to later. It's like having a friend's voice right there giving bits of wisdom without all the expectation to reciprocate! Here's two I particularly appreciate:
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