‘What Now, Lieutenant?’ added to US Marine Corps Commandant’s Professional Reading List

We got that outstanding news (about one of my company‘s projects)! And then this wonderful review (below) from someone with decades of experience in appreciating what makes a good story. I read What Now, Lieutenant? early one afternoon and became so engrossed I turned the last page only a few hours later. Knowing of the […]

The Center That Holds

I answered the phone, and after the “Hi, how’re you doing,” he had started the conversation: “I believe many of these students have already formed the way they view life. If they don’t have basic honesty as part of who they are…” It was Tom Faught, one of my clients on the phone; he’d emailed […]

On This Day… We Stood With Our Allies

In these times, when an American president won’t state we’ll stand by our Allies… lest we forget… 73 years ago we did stand together to fight and defeat a great evil. On July 25, 1998 I sat in a theater and never have I had a more gut-wrenching moment brought about by a movie opening. […]

Adventures of Women Entrepreneurs

Client Nonfiction Project

True Stories From Real Business Women – Stories That Inspire   We often read about famous and inspiring entrepreneurs like Oprah Winfrey and Steve Jobs, but we rarely hear about the thousands of successful business owners all around us. They’re male, female, young, old, college educated or lacking a degree. No matter the type, it’s […]

The Child… Inside

Can't, and won't, come out unless you are brave enough to let it.

I would not choose to erase the past. Seven years ago, it was the future concerned me. At the time, the present pressed hard and I felt my future, the vision I had for it, fading. Finally, I was so dissatisfied, so terribly mad at letting life live me instead of me living it, I made a decision to change from what I thought I had to do… to doing what I wanted to do.

VIDEO | Memoir Projects 2010-2017 (as of April 2017)

A Recap 4/14/2017

“You should write a book,” people tell you. Or perhaps you’ve had that thought yourself. And maybe the interest in writing your story or memoir has grown because with it you can leave something permanent as a legacy that provides details never shared before. With it you can educate, inform or entertain others; even create intellectual […]