Book Excerpt – Elizabeth Hoadley: The Thanksgiving Coat

The Thanksgiving Coat A bedraggled and frazzled, tattered old Coat hangs modestly in the hall, her gilded weave long lost its luster, still she’s the noblest of them all. She’s old, I’m told, a hundred years, lived through hopes, and dreams and tears, …made, they say, each thread and stitch, by loving hands, each seam, [...]

Elizabeth Hoadley – The Thanksgiving Coat

Q: Your children’s book looks very different than others we have seen, tell us a little bit about it. Author: Visually “The Thanksgiving Coat” has created quite a stir because each original watercolor illustrations were all drawn and hand painted by 5-year old Kailee. This is Kailee’s fourth book; she has illustrated one a year [...]

Guest Blog – Constance Feathers: Secrets of a Mysterious Older Woman

BEAUTIFUL BOOMERS DO NOT WEAR BIRKENSTOCKS! Even though cruel, I agree with most of the stuff Pamela Satran says in her book, How Not To Act Old. She has lists of what not to do and what not to wear, but when she stated that it is fine to wear Birkenstocks, I just blew my [...]

Constance Feathers: Secrets of a Mysterious Older Woman

Q: What excites you most about your book’s topic? Why did you choose it? Author: This is a book of humor, while encouraging every woman not to allow society to stereotype her. A Mysterious Older Woman (MOW) cannot be classified, categorized, labeled or typed. She has no peers. This gives her the freedom to live [...]

Author Profile: Constance Feathers – Secrets of a Mysterious Older Woman

Q: Why did you decide to write this book? Author: After my daughter’s husband died very suddenly, at age 37, my daughter, Rosalind, was left with her boy, a year and a half old. A week later, she found she was pregnant. She had a very hard pregnancy, and it was a devastating time for [...]

Guest Blog – Mitch Davies: A Wind in Montana

The New Publishing Model and the Reader We’ve all read about how the publishing world is changing. Most of what I’ve read has been related to the effects these changes will have on the book publishing industry but how will it affect the readers. In most instances it seems to me things will get better [...]

Mitch Davies – A Wind in Montana

Q: What excites you most about your book’s topic? Why did you choose it? Author: A Wind In Montana, is the chance to help teenagers begin to start thinking about preparing for their future life. They go through a lot of tough situations socially and the skills the develop to survive the social environment takes [...]

Author Profile – Mitch Davies: A Wind in Montana

Q: Why did you decide to write this book? Author: I wrote, A Wind In Montana, first because I thought it was a good story but secondly because I wanted to provide some help or influence to high school aged kids so they could plan their own futures. I think that today’s teenagers are faced [...]

Book Excerpt: Mitch Davies – A Wind in Montana

As a group they stood, speaking short, clipped sentences, trying to sound casual and often letting their attention wander. The short time left before Victoria’s plane would depart moved with the speed of an old dog being put out in the rain. Rory met Victoria’s mother for the first time ever, and, for the first [...]

Judy Molland – Get Out! 150 Easy Ways for Kids and Grown-Ups to Get Into Nature and Build a Greener Future

Q: What excites you most about your book’s topic? Why did you choose it? Author: I love going to the beach, the woods, the mountains, and I especially love going with my kids. So I want everyone to experience that delight. It’s depressing to read about children spending 8 hours a day indoors with their [...]