Non-Fiction: Post-Traumatic Thriving by Randall Bell

January 10, 2023 admin 0

In Post-Traumatic Thriving, Dr. Randall Bell weaves science and academic research with true stories from survivors of the Holocaust, crime, disasters, addictions, depression, death and other tragedies to explore the rare thriver’s mindset. “The science is so good in terms of the brain neurology and understanding what we go through when we go through trauma and the five stages of grief,” Dr. Bell said. “But the science is also spectacular when it comes to the […]

Non-Fiction: The Trifecta of Joy by Tanya Gill

December 16, 2022 admin 0

Tanya Gill is a registered social worker, speaker, podcaster, author, and life success coach who has helped many people transform their lives. In The Trifecta of Joy: Help Yourself in A World of Change, Gill brings readers her stories, and strategies for self-help. Gill refers to her book as the self-help book for people who know there must be more, want it now, and want it to be easy. In The Trifecta of Joy Gill […]

Art & Culture: Embolden Women by Rakshan Syed

November 15, 2022 admin 0

No matter he societal and universal challenges that come with women’s rights, Rakshan Syed has taken the bold step to question the perception surrounding this concept. Embolden Women: Unapologetically Me is meant to be an element of breakthrough for women to break the barriers of society and move on the path to freedom heedless of the unnecessary shackles of societal pressures and dramas. Author Syed says that the book’s primary objective is to teach women […]

Poetry: From Dust to Stars by Avram Gratiela

November 15, 2022 admin 0

Avram Gratiela chronicles a special love with From Dust to Stars: A Twin Flame Journey of Love. Gratiela wrote the collection after she met her soulmate, penning rhymes and verses that she feels can help people access the energy of one’s twin flame partner. Conceived and executed during the pandemic, From Dust to Stars: A Twin Flame Journey of Love chronicles a true love story between two lovers separated by distance and tragic circumstance. With […]

Art & Culture: Overcoming Writer’s Block by Marcy Pusey

November 11, 2022 admin 0

Overcoming Writer’s Block: The Writer’s Guide to Beating the Blank Page offers creative insights with strategies developed by a therapist and expert writer. Chapters cover the true meaning of writer’s block, and why it haunts so many writers; how to break down the brain science behind creative blockages; the different kind of blocks writers encounter; imposter syndrome plus powerful strategies to reignite inspiration. Author Marcy Pusey writes that she “wanted to expand my reach to […]

Jack Kerouac

Jack Kerouac Foundation Will Be Multi-Discipline Home For the Arts

November 10, 2022 admin 0

The Jack Kerouac Foundation is offering the public a glimpse of its vision for the building, a former Catholic church, it hopes to develop into The Jack Kerouac Center, a performance venue, museum, educational center, and bookstore/café. In advance of its capital fundraising phase, the foundation has posted site plans, drone-shot images, renderings by SCB Architects, and other materials at jackkerouaccenter.com. The site also offers visitors a link to make donations and explains the history […]

Fiction: Autobiography of a Schizophrenic by Tony Caterina

November 7, 2022 admin 0

Writer Tony Caterina wanted to tell his story to help and inspire others. Caterina has a diagnosis of schizophrenia and has struggled with drug addiction and overdose. He believes his experiences will be relatable to those who have dealt with mental illness in themselves or with a loved one. “After having experienced a mental breakdown due to drug addiction,” writes Caterina, “I made some substantial, positive changes to my life. It was time to stop […]

A Bach Concert

Fiction: A Bach Concert by Hortensia Papadat-Bengescu

November 4, 2022 admin 0

A Bach Concert, by Romanian author Hortensia Papadat-Bengescu is translated by Gabi Reigh, a PEN award winner, and illustrated by Olga Rogozenco. The book has been newly translated and published by the Center for Romanian Studies, an independent academic research institute, based in the United States. Their mission is to promote knowledge and understanding of Romanian history and culture worldwide. This translation of A Bach Concert has been published as part of the Center’s Classics […]

Non-Fiction: Airplane Stories and Histories by Norman Currey

November 4, 2022 admin 0

In the history of the world, aeronautics is one of the most mind-blowing inventions of humankind. Imagine a heavy material flying thousands of feet above the ground at fast speeds. How awesome is it? But it took 200 years of collaborative efforts and extreme education, experiments, labor, studies, successes, and failures before the aeronautics that we know today came into existence. Some even placed their lives on the line for the industry to learn new […]

NaNoWriMo

Art & Culture: 100 Ways to Win NaNoWriMo by Gail Hulnick

October 30, 2022 admin 0

Florida-based novelist and podcaster Gail Hulnick has won National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) twice. That’s something to brag about: it’s a tough field. Hulnick recently released a guide aimed at helping other writers to participate successfully. 100 Ways to Win NaNoWriMo is a collection of tips and techniques to help writers win the mental game. It helps them prepare for the challenge, pace themselves through the month, deal with distractions, conquer the inevitable self-doubt, and carry […]