Purdue University Press has published Angie Klink’s latest book, Kirby’s Way, How Kirby and Caroline Risk Built their Company on Kitchen-Table Values. Brian Lamb, founder and executive director of C-SPAN, writes the forward in the book, which is described as “an inspiring biography.” […]
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Dave Fox is author of Getting Lost: Mishaps of an Accidental Nomad and Globejotting: How to Write Extraordinary Travel Journals (and still have time to enjoy your trip!). For 100 hours in March, he’s throwing a 100-hour global online writing festival. A member of the 2012 EBWW faculty, he teaches online travel and humor writing courses. […]
Lorraine Holnback Brodek‘s new humorous memoir, A Nobody in a Somebody World: My Hollywood Life in Beverly Hills, includes a book jacket endorsement from Erma Bombeck’s son, Matt. “Her stories about growing up in Beverly Hills, encounters with celebs and a near-death experience in the Grand Canyon with our family are priceless!” he wrote. She’s also the author of The Tale of Peeky Peeker, a whimsical children’s book. […]
Nationally syndicated humor columnist Tracy Beckerman‘s new book, Lost in Suburbia: A Momoir. How I Got Pregnant, Lost Myself, and Got My Cool Back in the New Jersey Suburbs, will be published April 2, 2013, from Perigee Books. It’s a hilarious story of one woman’s search for herself when she chooses her children over her career. […]
We are storytellers. Whether we provide a laugh-out-loud escape, or share an emotional, hard-won lesson, the goal is memorable writing.
Feeling the story is the most powerful way to write. Yet it’s easy to lose touch with emotional resonance, to write from a distance. Perhaps you need a trance dance with your heart.
I’ve been invited back, this time to present, “Hypnotic Recall Fills The Creative Well.” In my workshop I will use guided imagery exercises to mine memories for sensory details and emotions. […]