SCOTTSDALE SOCIETY OF WOMEN WRITERS WELCOMES JESSICA MCCANN, historical novelist, and freelance writer. SPECIAL EARLY DATE: November 15, 2023 WHO: ALL Women … [Read More...]
New Realease – Intestinal Fortitude
Earl L. Goldmann, MEd, retired educator and coach, author and small business owner. Part autobiographical and part expose, Intestinal Fortitude weaves Earl L. Goldmann’s battles with physical injury, alcohol abuse, depression and recovery with his success as a basketball standout, teacher, and coach. His razor-sharp honesty and self-awareness reveal the difficult truth of losing an athletic scholarship he so desperately wanted. His stories are … Read More
New Edition – Gifts of Sisterhood
AZ Authors Association Literary Contest Non-fiction Award Winner Excerpts from the back cover: Gifts of Sisterhood – Journey from Grief to Gratitude We give and receive gifts, but the gifts that keep on giving—Faith, Courage, Love, Friendship, Happiness, Acceptance—to name a few—are the gifts she gave so freely. Too often, it takes a life changing experience to recognize what we already have, affirm what we already know, welcome what is given … Read more
Sick As My Secrets
Sick as My Secrets is a powerful, compassionate, moving memoir told by a strong and honest woman who overcame a desperate need for alcohol to handle stress in her young life. Patricia Brooks, immensely proud of her thirty-five years of sobriety, openly and lovingly reveals her compelling story of … Read more
Three Husbands and a Thousand Boyfriends
While her friends danced and partied at Woodstock, Patricia donned her first wedding dress. Haunted by her self-destructive patterns, she searched years for the one who would fill the emptiness in her heart. This poignant and moving memoir follows Patricia’s dangerous journey through love addiction, domestic violence, and … Read more
"YOU CAN KEEP GOING LONG AFTER YOU THINK YOU CAN'T." Earl Goldmann’s poignant and moving memoir is the story of a young boy growing up in Tillamook, Oregon, and the terrible injury inflicted by the man who should have been his mentor. As he struggled to understand and to forgive, an unexpected … Read more
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Program: Recovery On Air
In this podcast episode, the hosts chat with author, inspirational speaker, and addiction awareness advocate, Patricia L. Brooks. Now in her 38th year of sobriety, she talks about her journey through alcoholism, codependency and the underlying anger that she had to heal from to become who she is today. Patricia also talks about her books and the work she is doing with women to help them find their voice and tell their story.
In an encouraging and insightful presentation, Patricia helps you determine what you are looking for in a critique group. She shares with you how and why a critique group is critical to the success of your writing. With tips and techniques from her 20 plus years of experience in and running such a group, you will go away filled with ideas.
Interview with Sandy and Friends, Prescott, AZ TV channel 7 – Earl L. Goldmann and Patricia L. Brooks . Earl discusses writing his first memoir Bounce Back, his story of trauma and recovery, growing up in Tillamook, OR and his horrific car accident while in college at Oregon State University, and losing his athletic scholarships. Inspirational.
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January Jones is the author of, Thou Shalt Not Whine....The Eleventh Commandment. Ms. Jones interviews Success Coaches sharing their Stories, their Struggles and their Success Secrets! She is a host on Blog Talk Radio. She interviewed Patricia … [Read More...]