Working with authors on their stories--whether fiction, memoir, inspirational, or spiritual--is my passion. I am also a writer; my WIP is a novel set in the late 1960s South.
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I Am Her Daughter – The Healing Path to A Woman’s Power by Licia Berry addresses the unhealed Mother Wound in women, in culture, and in the world. The author shares her personal healing and offers strategies for women to reclaim their birthright of love and acceptance, with an eye on healing the global Mother Wound.Are you a woman who: •has difficulty trusting yourself,•is often called “overly... read more
When widow Lee Lindsey pursues a marriage and family therapy doctorate degree and a relationship with Frank Islip, she gets the type of relationship that forces her to use her classroom knowledge, only to perceive that her relationship is a sham. And her doctoral program is fraught with double messages and false promises. She must respond by confronting her professor and Frank's bizarre behavi... read more
Mother's Day is the Gold medal winner for short fiction in the 2014 Florida Authors and Publishers Association - FAPA - contest. Nostalgic, often poignant, sometimes humorous, the twenty-six short stories in Gwynn's Mother's Day collection, are vignettes of family lives as seen through the eyes of the daughters. While some are contemporary tales, most give us a glimpse of America at its best i... read more
In this life, Lola's family is falling apart. In the last one, they were murdered. In this life, Lola just wants to be normal, without the obsessive urges that have her vacuuming at least three times a day and a bipolar mother who's the poster child for mood swings. Lola thought that turning fifteen would bring change for the better, but a strange vision puts her on a crowded train headed for ... read more
Falling in love hasn’t been simple for Lola Ray. Not in this life or her past lives. In this life, she’s fallen for her best friend, Ian. When she finally summons the courage to tell him how she feels, he introduces her to the new girl, Quinn. It doesn’t take long to realize Quinn wants Lola out of the picture and Ian all to herself. In this follow-up to SUMMER OF STARS, Lola struggles to keep... read more
Fifty winters ago, Elizabeth and Simon fled war-torn New Haven City into the Emerald Mountains, where a dwarf named Taproot used his powers to shrink the two children. These new “one-spirit” beings, Elsbeth and Sim, master that same magic and create others like themselves. They live in underground burrows, dump-dive for supplies, and chat with animals. All, under the watch of Taproot and the r... read more
When convent-reared Lily Perrault arrives in Charleston from New Orleans in 1828 to claim an inheritance left to her by the mother she never knew, nothing prepares her for the shocking discovery that Kate Perrault’s legacy is not the respectable boarding house she expects, but rather the grandest gaming palace east of the Mississippi River.Before she can refuse her shameful bequest and return ... read more
After a lifetime of doing what’s right, Sloan Abernathy wants nothing more than to sail into the sunset, the love of his life by his side. But Sloan’s path hasn’t quite led him there. It all started during his freshman year of college, when Sloan promised his dying father to live an honorable life and not waste time with girls who aren’t right for him. This promise echoes in Sloan’s mind as he... read more
Chattahoochee, Florida, a town with a state mental institution on its main drag, seldom slips from its usual relaxed pace. Detached from the tourist havens farther south, everyone here knows everybody else. Senior citizen Elvina Houston, head of the little-ole-lady hotline, keeps her nose wedged in the middle. October typically brings three well-attended festivals and a break from the oppressi... read more
Mary-Esther Sloat is a woman with a patchwork past—three failed marriages, misspent youth, and a series of dead-end jobs. When she attempts to donate a kidney to her dying mother, she learns a life-altering truth: Loretta Boudreau Day is not her biological mother. After Loretta dies, Hurricane Katrina destroys Mary-Esther’s only tie to New Orleans—her beloved Nana’s house. For a while, Mary-Es... read more
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The Smallest Tadpole’s War in the Land of Mysterious Waters is based on a true story, a family story. It is part of the Florida Special Collection at the State Library of Florida, and the Florida History Collection at the University of Florida Smathers Library, Florida State Strozier Library and Gulf Coast State College. In early 1861, Florida was a rural frontier state that had joined the Uni... read more
For generations, the family tree records words and sing-song that wind deep in its core. Children playing in or around the tree may accidentally sever or uproot disturbing moments hidden in their Outback. Adopting new words and terms helps better describe your Outback and how you lived it. Bothers & Sinisters readers are introduced to a variety of Australian, American, and Qweepie vernacular t... read more
M.W. Adams created the award-winning Family Tree Novel series to be read and savored. This adventurous Outback coming of age story conjures the magical Never Never land for readers internationally. From creeks, caves, and bluffs, discover the magic of a small town with Driew Qweepie. DOWN UNDER: Kussins is the second book in M.W. Adams award-winning Family Tree Novel series. A child cannot cha... read more
Racing to Greet the Sun is the story of the race around the world that the world has forgotten.In 1964, Jerrie Mock and Joan Merriam Smith found themselves in a duel to become the first "lady pilot" to circumnavigate the globe, alone - a feat which Amelia Earhart was unable to accomplish.Along the way Jerrie overcame sandstorms, ice on her wings, smoke in her cockpit, and soldiers surrounding ... read more
BLOODLINE: OUR FATHER'S HOUSE, is set on the island of Barbados where the great manor house, Belle Terre, sits empty as it has for almost a century, on a cliff overlooking the sea. Soft sighing winds whisper through the palms that surround it in concert with the gentle waves that wash ashore in the sheltered cove below. Overhead, a flock of seagulls circle, dive, then rise upon the currents an... read more
Nestled in a nebular cloud familiar to most amateur astronomers, is an old sun with a complex array of orbiting planets, two of which are occupied. Neither of them were expecting human visitors. Dropping into unfriendly space is a lesson to be learned the hard way. Brad and Connie take a test drive in their new-used space ship, Jai, only to find that its home planet is occupied by the ship’s a... read more
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Writer at Nerdist, HelloGiggles, and Geek & Sundry. Editor at Penguin Random House for 5 1/2 years working in fiction and non-fiction.
20+ years of experience in memoir, health, self-help/psychology, parenting. Authors include Domingo Martinez, Karen Karbo, and Stacy Keach.