Karen Pierce Gonzalez – Author Interview

family folktales

Please share with us about most recent book? Family Folktales: Write Your Own Family Stories. A 116 pg workbook designed for all levels of interest. Includes writing exercises, sample folktales and resources. What inspired you to write this book? I have facilitated writing workshops in which writers wanted to write about true family-based memories and I found that … [Read more...]

Shawna Lynn – Author Interview


What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. Lessons from an Evil Mind (Fantasy Horror) Terror can move people, virtually helpless, into doing what seems to be the impossible. A woman is held captive by an evil man; she is held against her will, abused and beaten to submission, and almost devoid of all hope. That is, until luck turns her way and she escapes, … [Read more...]

Alix Strauss – Author Interview


What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. Based upon Availability (June 8th, Harper Collins), centers around eight women who pass through the doors of Manhattan's signature, ultra swanky Four Seasons Hotel --either for an hour, for several days, or number of weeks – offering sanctuary to some, solace to others, even despair. Here, they grapple with family, sex, … [Read more...]

What to Know About Your Book–and Yourself–Before Starting a Publicity Campaign


1. Know your book’s audience: It is important to know your book’s audience—both the mainstream and the fringe markets. For example, a book about organizing your finances and investing should naturally appeal to personal finance media. However, it could also appeal to women's and men's magazines, newspaper lifestyle editors, in-flight magazines, and many others. By knowing the … [Read more...]

Julie Cohen, PCC – Author Interview


What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. My book is called Your Work, Your Life...Your Way: 7 Keys to Work-Life Balance. I have also created an accompanying workbook called 7 Keys Workbook and Journal: A Companion to Your Work, Your Life ... Your Way. The book examines the challenges many professionals face with work-life balance. It gives readers a process and … [Read more...]

Three Great Ways to Increase Your Visibility


Have you ever noticed that strategically accomplishing small things, one after the next, can quickly lead to much more than the sum of its parts? By taking baby step after baby step, you notice that soon you have a long trail of major successes and accomplishments behind you. The same is true about raising your profile and increasing your visibility (generating buzz about … [Read more...]

Frank M Mrykalo, Ed.D. – Author Interview


What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. It's a book about simple stories of life; therapeutic messages; life "truths"; practical wisdom.---Words, Whimsey, and Little Wisdom: Tweets on Life Topics from a Psychologist and Professor Tell us something about yourself. From: Scranton, Pa;--Trained as a psychologist---taught psychology at the college … [Read more...]

Michael MacDonald, Ph.D. – Author Interview


What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. My new book is entitled, Unbelievable Pain Control: How to Heal and Recover from Chronic Pain and Fibromyalgia. It is a book based on my almost 25 years of experience helping individuals with various forms of chronic or long term pain. Unbelievable Pain Control is really three books in one. Book One is inspired by … [Read more...]

Trust Your PR Gut!


My book Don't Bring It to Work was published by Jossey Bass last year. Honestly, I did everything right, well almost. I hired a P.R. firm in Manhattan, sure that the big bucks it cost would get me to the top of the heap. Now, let me say this, I believe in what I wrote. In fact, my publisher sent the book as a contender to the Nautilus awards and yup, I won a best business … [Read more...]

Shelly Rachanow – Author Interview


What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. What Would You Do If You Ran the World?: Everyday Ideas from Women Who Want to Make the World a Better Place is a guidebook for inspiration and action filled with amazing everyday ideas from women who want to make the world a better place. It’s a culmination of brave, beautiful, brilliant and totally do-able things we … [Read more...]