Jenny Milchman/Cover of Snow
Jenny Milchman is a suspense writer from New Jersey. Her debut novel, COVER OF SNOW, is forthcoming from Ballantine in January 2013 and is available for pre-order now. Her short story The Closet was published in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine in November 2012. Another short story, The Very Old Man, has been an Amazon bestseller, and the short work Black Sun on Tupper Lake appears in the anthology ADIRONDACK MYSTERIES II
Jenny is the Chair of the International Thriller Writers’ Debut Authors Program. She is also the founder of Take Your Child to a Bookstore Day, which was celebrated last year in all 50 states and four foreign countries by 350-and-growing bookstores.
Jenny hosts the Made It Moments forum on her blog, which has featured more than 250 international bestsellers, Edgar winners and independent authors. She co-hosts the literary series Writing Matters, which attracts guests coast-to-coast and has received national media attention, and loves to teach and speak about writing and publishing for New York Writers Workshop, Arts By The People, and WomenWhoWrite.
Charmaine Hammond/GPS Your Best Life- Charting Your Destination & Getting There in Style
Charmaine Hammond, MA, BA, is an international transformational speaker, 2x #1 best selling and award winning author and radio host, helping people live inspired, resilient lives and helping transform workplaces. She has owned her business for 16 years, although her first career started in the Correctional System where she was a Correctional Officer. Using her skills to manage conflict and crisis, she returned to grad school attaining a Masters Degree in Conflict Analysis & Management. She has facilitated team building and problem solving process and strategic planning sessions for hundreds of clients, has spoken to 70,000 people around the world, and is on a mission to bring kindness to the workplace. Her new co-authored book GPS Your Best Life helps you get in the driver’s seat of your life. She is also author of On Toby’s Terms (being made into a motion picture), Bounce Forward, and Toby the Pet Therapy Dog.
Whether you’re trying to determine what you really want in life, to clarify your goals, or how to get where you want, GPS Your Best Life will help you map your destination and put you on the road to personal fulfillment, happiness, and success.
Angil Tarach-Ritchey/Behind the Old Face: Aging in America and the Coming Elder Boom
Angil Tarach-Ritchey RN, GCM is a national expertin senior care. With over 30 years in senior care and advocacy Angil is very passionate about improving the treatment, living and care of aging adults and is well respected in her field. Her insightful work is not only appreciated by seniors and family caregivers, it isrecognized by her professional peers.
Behind the Old Face: Aging in America and the Coming Elder Boom, A Teenage nursing-home aide Angil Tarach-Ritchey’s discovery of a resident’sold love letters altered her view of elderly patients and inspired her career of advocating for quality elder care. Drawing upon decades of experience and her interviews with seniors, Angil provides an overview of aging and elder care in the U.S., reveals the rich inner worlds of the elderly, conveys their advice to those who will become senior citizens, and describes her vision of a community- based, inter-generational, and sustainable approach to elder care. A must read for anyone who works with, is related to, or is acquainted with an elderly person.
Lillian Brummet/Purple Snowflake Marketing
Book marketing guru and award winning author, radio host and blogger Lillian Brummet joins us today to share her experiences in the world of writing. Lillian has fond memories of an early childhood in California and Nevada (USA) and grew up in the south-central region of BC, Canada. Her business partner, co-author and husband Dave was born and raised in Kelowna (BC) where he met up with Lillian in 1990 and they have been together ever since.
Purple Snowflake Marketing offers a realistic guide to what authors can expect to face and how to employ research and preparation to make a memorable first impression. As you put together a marketing plan, you will be able to proceed with the confidence of a seasoned writer. This book is packed with value, with over 1000 resources along with stats and inspiring quotes to assist you in developing that unique marketing plan for each book you write.