As a junior doctor the World Health Organization (WHO) offered Connie a fluke opportunity to eradicate a deadly disease in India—smallpox. It changed her life. As our Author of the Day, Connie tells us all about her experience and the memoir she wrote about it.
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Doug Howery has been writing both fiction and essays since 1990. In many of his stories, Howery's source of inspiration is in the passion and suffering he has experienced. The Grass Sweeper God is no exception. As our Author of the Day, he tells us all about it.
A resident of Mission Viejo, California, Anne Moose has a background as an editor and small book publisher in Berkeley California, where she earned a degree in Social/Cultural Anthropology from U.C. Berkeley. In Arkansas Summer, Moose tells a story about racism that reaches white readers at a deep emotional level. As our Author of the Day, she reveals how she used her own experiences and family history as inspiration for the book and talks about her research into black history and the Jim Crow years.
Linda Berry’s love of the written word and the visuals arts culminated in a twenty-five-year career as an award-winning copywriter and art director. Now retired, Linda writes mysteries and intense, fast-paced thrillers. As our Author of the Day, she tells us all about her latest book, Girl with the Origami Butterfly.
Jenni Ogden lives on an off-grid island in NZ and spends winters in tropical Australia. Her debut novel, 'A Drop in the Ocean' has won numerous awards and reached bestseller status in the US, Australia and Canada. Although it is fictional, many of the events come from her own experiences a a turtle researcher on Heron Island. As our Author of the Day, she tells us all about it.
A recipient of the 2013, 2015 and 2016 Readers’ Favorite Award for Suspense and Romance, Lorhainne lives on the sunny west-coast Gulf Island of Salt Spring Island, is the mother of three, her oldest has autism and she is an advocate for never giving up on your dreams. She is frequently a Top 100 bestselling author in multiple genres, and we expect that her The Outsider Series: The Complete Omnibus will also follow suit. As our Author of the Day, Eckhart talks about the Friessen men from her books, reveals which book in the omnibus was her personal favorite and talks about how important it is to schedule time to write.
Jewel is a free-spirited romance junkie with a quirky sense of humor. When she's not saving the planet one tree at a time, you can find her role modeling questionable behavior to her three boys, binge-watching Netflix with her husband, and writing mind-bending romance. As our Author of the Day, Jewel tells us all about her latest romance novel, Scarlet Stone.
Teresa Schulz is from New Zealand and writes fast paced, post-oil dystopian thrillers. Her stories are based in future rural NZ and contain just the right balance of gripping tension and Kiwi humour. Barbed Wire and Daisies is a prime example - a book set in 2030, when world wide oil supplies come to a grinding halt. As our Author of the Day, Schulz talks about doomsday scenarios, parenthood and much more.
Raza Imam is a father, entrepreneur and best-selling author. He enjoys writing about fitness, personal development, and entrepreneurship to help people improve their quality of life. As our Author of the Day, Imam talks about his latest book: Attack Mode, which is a simple guide to help readers finally end procrastination, build ruthless focus, and attack their goals.
Bobby Foster is a life coach, author, award-winning spoken word poet, and a professional speaker who was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at birth. His own life experiences inspired him to write Catch Your Breath, a guide to manifesting your ideal life by transforming yourself. This book is a combination of a memoir, self-help, self-help workbook, and poetry - as our Author of the Day, Foster tells us all about it.
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