Clinical psychologist, author and comic Dr. Nancy Berk left the 2010 Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop (EBWW) with enthusiasm and strategies. Since then, she’s finished her second book, blogs for The Huffington Post, USA TODAY and national magazines and hosts three podcasts. Here, she shares her secrets about maximizing the 2012 EBWW experience.
The Power of Erma: 5 Steps To Kick Start Your Career
Two and a half days at the Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop is like a semester of strategic planning for writers. […]
Essays and News
Award-winning journalist and humorist Lisa Alcalay Klug’s new book, Hot Mamalah: The Ultimate Guide for Every Woman of the Tribe debuts in October from Andrews McMeel Publishing. Hot Mamalah is a humorous pop culture guide, a start-to-finish celebration of the strengths, challenges and triumphs of women: the good, the great, the PMSy and the menopausal. Hot Mamalah is the much anticipated companion to the hilarious 21st century Jewish catalog, Cool Jew: The Ultimate Guide for Every Member of the Tribe. […]
With an irreverent sense of humor, nationally syndicated humor columnist and blogger Tracy Beckerman tells the tale of one woman striving to reinvent her life after motherhood in her newly published book, Lost in Suburbia: A Momoir. How I Got Pregnant, Lost Myself, and Got My Cool Back in the New Jersey Suburbs (Perigee Publishing). Read the prologue. Her column is carried by more than 400 newspapers and 250 websites — and reaches 10 million readers. […]
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.” […]
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. […]