Writing a memoir is like painting a landscape or sculpting a jewel-studded necklace. Each work of art starts as a vision, an idea; then, it evolves into a sketch, and slowly, something real and
Glennon Doyle, the author of Untamed, says that people have always called her “sensitive,” in such a way that it’s clear it’s a bad thing, because she feels things deeply.
For about a dozen years, I’ve watched my big brothers and their wives host a fundraiser at their pub called Pub Mania. The annual, 24-hour event supported the Greater Lakes Region Children’s Auction,
Note: Bug Bytes are simple snippets, quick thoughts. Thanks for reading. When I ordered Untamed, I unwittingly purchased the large print version. When I received it, I rolled my eyes at myself and
I know a book is a good fit for my mind when I can’t put it down, and I read everything from the prologue to the acknowledgments to anything on the back jacket. And then I use Google to learn more
Note: Bug Bytes are simple snippets, quick thoughts. Thanks for reading. As I mentioned recently in a blog about a new book that is a fundraiser, I have a giving spirit. This fall, with the sale of
There are 10 authors featured in Mixed Words: A collection of nonfiction, fiction, and poetry, a book I’ve created as a fundraiser for a nonprofit that supports children and families. They are from
Vincent “Vinny” Valetutti is my friend Becka’s partner. I met him several years ago when he offered to drive our entire book group to a vineyard in a van so we could all relax and enjoy. This year, I
Mixed Words is a book with a mission. A giving mission.
Note: My client Vincent “Vinny” Valetutti has published “If I Were President: 29 alternative ideas for solving global problems” in the days before the presidential election to get Americans thinking