Mathias Freese is the author of I Truly Lament: Working through the holocaust; a collection of 27 short stories that reflect a wide variety of perspectives of this seminal event in human history. He is a writer, teacher, and psychotherapist. His recent collection of essays, “This Mobius Strip of Ifs,” was the winner of the National Indie Excellence Book Award of 2012 in general nonfiction and a 2012 Global Ebook Award finalist. “I Truly Lament: Working Through the Holocaust” was one of three finalists chosen in the 2012 Leapfrog Press Fiction Contest out of 424 submissions. Continue reading
This week I’d like to introduce you all to Gilbert Ohanian who shared, not only his best ever review, but the worst in all its gory detail. Gilbert is the author of the author of “Chestnuts: A True Story About Being Bullied.” The book is about his experiences being bullied as a child and now the experiences of his son. More importantly, it sheds light on what bullying is and how parents can combat the crisis. Continue reading
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.
Here’s an excerpt:
The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 12,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 4 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.
This particular update has been several months coming and I’ve gathered all sorts of news from my Thursday Throng authors along the way. Before we get on to that though, I wanted to let you know that in future I’m going to be doing things slightly differently. Every time I publish a blog post in future it will be sent out as an email to you as well. Continue reading
What a night it was too ….!
Originally posted on Venus Awards:
Business Women Awards announced the 2014 winners at the Lighthouse Poole on 11th June. Hosted by Dan Mills from Heart and Tara Howard, Venus Awards Founder.
Linda Parkinson-Hardman from The Hysterectomy Association won the Dorset 2014 NatWest Venus Awards in Category The Foundations for infant Loss Training Inspirational Woman Award.
The NatWest Venus Awards Dorset Ceremony in association with Breeze Volkswagen was held on the 11th June – Hosted at the state of the art Lighthouse.
The Hysterectomy Association is a social enterprise set up by Linda Parkinson-Hardman in 1997. It was created to provide impartial, timely and appropriate information
and support to women facing a hysterectomy. It now supports almost 2,000,000 women every year.
After Winning the Award Linda gave us her Feedback about the Venus Awards:
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St. Valentine may be horrified by the cherubs touting candy, flowers or jewelry. The overemphasis of eros, or romantic love, may have merged out of rampant marketeering. Between Christmas and Easter, after all, is a lot of retail silence. In modern society, with women marrying later, and partners divorcing earlier – not waiting for children to grow up – does love still exist? Continue reading
OK, I know it’s February and I missed my New Year deadline, but it is the first newsletter of this year and hopefully you’ll allow me to raise a glass to you all and say ‘let’s all look forward to a fab 2014′. Continue reading
This week I’d like to welcome Joel Orr to the Thursday Throng author interview hotseat. Joel is the author of How To Write a Book: The Simple System for Writing a Nonfiction Book in 30 Days or Less, a book which many writers and would be authors might like to get hold of to help them in their quest to attain authorly success. In addition to creating his Book Program Method, he is also an expert in engineering automation and computer technologies and is one of the founders of Cyon Research Corporation, a publishing and consulting firm. Continue reading
I’ve been working online for many years and during that time I have come across so many people selling the idea that I can make money while I sleep through ‘passive income’. To be honest, I already do a lot of what they suggest works and I make a very decent income as a result of it. But … and it’s a big but, the phrase ‘passive income’ just doesn’t do it for me. Why? Because it’s anything but passive, and today I thought I’d weigh in to the argument and share the reasons why I know there is no such thing as passive income. Continue reading