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Author Q&A with Michelle Barker

Michelle Barker is a busy mother, author and career professional. As a senior editor with the Darling Axe and a prolific award-winning writer, she is always working on developing creative content that inspires readers of literary and genre-focused fiction. Michelle lives in Canada and has a passion for nature, fitness and travel and she captures […]

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Storytelling with Children

Once limited to gathering around a campfire or sitting at the knee of a grandparent, storytelling is much more than a way to pass down tales of history or legends of another world. Storytelling has in fact become an art form of its own and has grown in such popularity that it has a guild, […]

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Author Q&A with Dan DeFigio

Celebrated nutrition expert, trainer and author, Dan DeFigio has dedicated his life to educating his clients on how to eat and live healthier. As the bestselling author of Beating Sugar Addiction for Dummies (BeatingSugarAddiction.com) Dan has been featured on CNN’s Fit Nation, The Dr. Phil Show, Muscle & Fitness, SELF Magazine, VeryWell.com and a host […]

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Author Q & A with Rich Perry

Rich Perry is a coach, consultant and a radio host with an amazing history of building successful entrepreneurial empires. So, it’s no surprise that he’s authored several books that help others achieve similar success. His latest book, Bankroll Your Mind—Create Clarity, Focus, and Mastery for a Lifetime of Unlimited Success, offers practical tools and simple […]

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Author Q & A with Tina P. Schwartz

Recently, I caught up with my dear friend, Tina Schwartz, an award-winning author, speaker, literary agent and owner of the successful Purcell Literary Agency. Tina and I were founding leaders of a thriving Chicago chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) where I journeyed alongside this budding author who quickly blossomed […]

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Author Q & A with Joseph Lewis

As an educator, it’s only natural we’d find Joseph Lewis authoring award-winning books. With a passion for writing, a gift for penning thriller fiction and a penchant for creating heartfelt blogs, Joe graciously took time away from his laptop to answer questions about his life, his milestones and his most recent novel, Betrayed. How do […]

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A ‘Philadelphia Story’ of a Creative Career

The comparison struck me. “What do you think?” I asked my client. “I love it.” Her enthusiastic reply was quickly followed with details reinforcing her evident flattery at being compared to Katherine Hepburn. “I love donning crisp wool trousers, a silk blouse and pearls and wielding my Monte Blanc pen. It’s who I am.” My client […]

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When You See Me

A team of misfits, including a trauma survivor, FBI agent, detective and tech guru, all converge on the small town of Niche, Georgia to uncover a predator’s legacy that’s enduring years after his supposed demise. When the shadow of familiarity sparks interest in this group, they set forth with trepidation but fierce determination to uncover […]

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Saying “No” and Letting Go 

I walked away from a book contract. I said no, and finally let it go.  One of the hardest things we can ever do is say “no” to someone. In doing so, we tend to feel that we’re disappointing others or letting ourselves down, too. Possibly we will be missing out on something (FOMO) that […]

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