Author Profile: Isaac Karoor

Q. Why did you decide to write this book? A. My grandmothers were virtual slaves in their homes in which they stayed all through their life. My mother seldom left the kitchen, superior intelligence and insights were perceived by my father as a threat to the male dominance in my family. My sister is an [...]

Author Profile: John Abernathy

Q. Why did you decide to write this book? A. If you leave any one person alone with a kid long enough, one of them will try to teach something to the other.  As a “pack” I think people have this whole instinctual-drive-to-educate thing going on, and I was somehow lucky enough to grow into [...]

Author Profile: Edie Sangiorgio

Q. Why did you decide to write this book? A. Many times I wondered why I was lucky enough to have a successful marriage and others did not.  I wanted to help people have what I had and it seemed that people going through divorce or scared about the possibility of getting divorce were the [...]

Author Profile: Lewis Luchs

Q: Why did you decide to write this book? A: To answer questions I had lived with for decades and to put to rest ghosts from the past.  Because it is a rare and compelling story. To counter the view that child victims of neglect and abuse will necessarily follow in the footsteps of their [...]

Author Profile: Earle Kirkbride

Q: Why did you decide to write this book? A: From the very first time I met Norma Jean Cone I was fascinated hearing about her experiences in Japan right after WWII.  I also learned about her later experiences in the Philippines, England and Europe.  We married in 1961, and she died after a short [...]

Author Profile: Jennifer Barraclough

Q: Why did you decide to write this book? A: To summarize all I have learned about healing, so it could be shared with others in a practical way Q: Do you have any secret writing tips you’d like to share? A: First thing in the morning, make a note of any ideas or insights [...]

Author Profile: Belo Cipriani

Q: Why did you decide to write this book? A: I felt that there is a need for a contemporary story about blindness that challenges stereotypes. Q: Do you have any secret writing tips you’d like to share? A: I like to take music breaks between my writing I find that it keeps my mind fresh. Q: Tell us [...]

Author Interview: Belo Cipriani – Blind. A Memoir

Q: What excites you most about your books topic? Why did you choose it? A: I am excited to demystify rumors about the blind.  I think this topic is a needed contribution to the field of disability studies. Q: How long did the book take you from start to finish? A: It took me a year to [...]

Author Profile – Wayne Hatford

Q. Why did you decide to write this book? A. I was inspired to write this book, knew it was something I had to do almost immediately upon starting to channel Valentino’s essence. Not only that, I realized, early on, that the material is outstanding and wanted to share it. Q. Do you have any [...]

Author Interview: Bob Skandalaris & Amber Clark

Q. Tell us a little bit about your book. Bob: It’s really an attempt to trace the roots of the American Dream, to show how the dream has changed over time and the power it’s had over our hopes and expectations. When you look back at some of the major events in American history—the Revolutionary [...]