Today is the turn of Amanda Bigelow to meet the Thursday Throng audience. Amanda is the author of Powered by Health, the high achieving woman's guide to health, vitality and a new life full of possibilities. Amanda describes herself as "driven, over achiever who thought little about my health". She was forced to focus on … Continue reading Meet Amanda Bigelow, the author of Powered by Health.
Hi everyone, and this week I'd like to introduce Sarah Ashwood to the Thursday Throng. Sarah is the author Aerisian Refrain, a science fantasy novel about a musician who finds herself in another world. Sarah is the author of many works published in a wide variety of anthologies, magazines, and webzines, as well as several novels. … Continue reading Meet Sarah Ashwood, the author of Aerisian Refrain
This week, it's the turn of Mike Blue, the author of The Anatomy of Escape: an unconventional adventure, to take a turn in the Thursday Throng. Mike describes himself as "an accountant trapped on the corporate treadmill" who now lives on a bus in the dense jungles of Northern Sumatra. What is one thing that … Continue reading Meet Mike Blue, author of The Anatomy of Escape
Hi, and this week I'd like to introduce you all to Renata Lubinsky, author of Around Seattle in 80 Dates. After thirty-two years in one relationship, Renata divorced her husband and started a journey that she crafted on a daily basis, by using online dating sites. What is one thing that no-one would usually know about you? … Continue reading Meet Renata Lubinsky, author of Around Seattle in 80 Dates
Hi and this week, I'd like to introduce Diane Epps, a comedian who has written her fifth book, Just Because I’m Not Effin’ Famous, Doesn’t Mean I’m Not Effin’ Funny. She says, "this effin’ book came about as a result of extreme frustration – accompanied by liberal usage of the eff word – when I heard … Continue reading Meet Diane Epps, author of Just Because I’m Not Effin’ Famous, Doesn’t Mean I’m Not Effin’ Funny
This week I'd like to welcome Annie Douglass Lima who spent most of her childhood in Kenya. She has been writing poetry, short stories, and novels since childhood, and to date has published seventeen books (fantasy, YA action and adventure novels, a puppet script, anthologies of her students’ poetry, and a Bible verse coloring and activity … Continue reading Meet Annie Douglass Lima, author of Heartsong
Way back in 2012, I wrote a post on this blog about 'storming the castle'. That post was supposed to be the beginning of sharing with readers the journey I've taken over the last 23 years with the Hysterectomy Association. The problem was, back then, I was too shy, too worried about what other people … Continue reading Changing the world doesn’t have to be through the ‘big’ stuff
This week, I'd like to introduce Julie Coons, author of This Does Not Leave This House, a memoir from her childhood with an abusive mother. She wrote the book hoping to inspire positive change in the world. What is one thing that no-one would usually know about you? That I was an abused child What did the … Continue reading An interview with Julie Coons, author of This Does Not Leave This House
... just about two and half years ago. She is cute, funny and endlessly searching for the next person to adore her. She is, Belle, aka 'The Beeble'. She regularly reminds me that life is not about me, rather it's about her; or rather it's about her in the sense that she sees far more … Continue reading The Beeble has landed….
Hi, and this week I'd like to introduce a British author, Jack Messenger and his book, Farewell Olympus. He writes fiction about people: the mistakes they make; the things they do to live with themselves; how the world changes them. What is one thing that no one would usually know about you? ‘I once played volleyball … Continue reading Meet Jack Messenger, author of Farewell Olympus