The Holland Center/Scottsdale to offer Zoom Online Memoir Writing Workshop Scottsdale Award-winning Author, Patricia L. Brooks will be Featured with her Memoirs Scottsdale, AZ: Foothills Community Foundation’s Holland Center, based in Scottsdale, Arizona, is a trusted provider of community events and services. On Tuesday April 6th, 2021, … [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 … Read more
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...]
SWIM WITH THE SHARKS Patricia L. Brooks, Book Reviewer May, 2019 Henry Zguda’s life comes to light in this compelling book by Katrina Shawver, a former journalist, now biographer. Zguda’s years passing through the horrible concentration camps of the Hitler Regime before and during World War II are … [Read More...]
BETTER THAN ME Patricia L. Brooks, Reviewer May 5, 2019 Veronica was considerably more than simply a Mexican immigrant. She was, to be sure, a crackerjack youngest daughter of her self-sacrificing mother and wise grandmother. She was a fierce leader as a young woman fighting against her … [Read More...]
The Jews You May Not Know Herman Melville observed ‘to write a mighty book you must choose a mighty theme’ and that is what we have with Marcia Fine’s Hidden Ones (L ’Image Press, 2017). In the world of historical fiction, Marcia Fine is a multi-award-winning author of inspiring … [Read More...]