Natalie Robinson Garfield – The Sense Connection

Sense Connection

What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. My book: The Sense Connection: Discovering How Your Five Senses Determine Your Effectiveness as a Person, Partner, and Parent is a popular psychology reference book for all ages and stages in life. Its simple concept is that each of us has a hierarchy of how we take in the world through our senses: Kinesthetic, movement … [Read more...]

Paige Guthrie Hodges – Redefining the Meaning of Wealth

Redefining the Meaning of Wealth

Briefly, tell us about your book and what inspired you to write it? Redefining the Meaning of Wealth: Discovering Prosperity and Fortune in the Unemployment Line My book is a collection of essays based on my personal experiences about alternative ways to define wealth. Several years ago I found myself in the same predicament that many Americans found themselves in when I … [Read more...]

Your Book Promotion Budget


If you’re like most nonfiction writers, you’re counting on your advance to live on while you write your book. You can’t afford to spend money on promotion. Major publishers will not buy your book because you include a big promotion budget. Nor will they reject your book if it’s a small one. Most authors can’t afford a large promotion budget, so they just put down what they can … [Read more...]

Patsy M. Henry – My Hare Line and the Dead Pine Tree

My Hare Line

What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. My Hare Line and the Dead Pine Tree, my third book in a series about my bunnies, was released in 2010. This book is fiction and is written from the bunnies’ point of view. His name is Rascal, and he realizes that a pine tree that is in his pen is dead. He tries to get Mr. and Mrs. Warden to see that it is dead, but they … [Read more...]

Paulette Jones – HerStory


What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. HerStory: Revelations, two families, traditions, tragedy, survival, restoration. A rich family with unspeakable traditions that lead to tragedy for them and their captives, it takes one little girl to restore this family to so semblance of normal. The second family, a father with drinking and gambling problems, … [Read more...]

Facing “The Bob”


Speaking in front of more than half-a-dozen people used to terrify me — probably still does when I’m not talking about the mysteries I write. I’m not sure what makes public speaking about books different than public speaking generally but it’s definitely easier. Book crowds are mostly friendly — perhaps that explains it. Yesterday I spoke at a retirement community. People who … [Read more...]

Dr. Eric Shoars – Triumph


What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. My new book (and the second one I've written is Triumph: Winning Big In Life with Patience, Persistence, and Perseverance. Triumph is about helping people to reawaken their dreams, to live life by design and not by default, and giving readers the belief that they can accomplish their dreams no matter how old they are. … [Read more...]

LinkedIn Marketing Debate – Should You Think of Your LinkedIn Profile as a Resume


Recently I read a LinkedIn article for small business owners that stated, "You should think of your profile as an online resume." I could not disagree more. And, when you are done reading this article, let me know what you think! Now, while you think whether or not your LinkedIn profile should be regarded as a resume, let me ask you: When was the last time you read an … [Read more...]

Jacqueline Marcell – Elder Rage or Take My Father…Please!


What is your book? Elder Rage, or Take My Father... Please!: How to Survive Caring for Aging Parents is a Book-of-the Month Club selection receiving 50 endorsements and 300 five-star Amazon reviews, is required reading at numerous universities for courses in geriatrics assessment and management, and being considered for a film. Author media includes: TODAY, CNN, PBS … [Read more...]