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Bookpleasures.com welcomes as our guest author, songwriter, music producer and bipolar humanist, John Rachel.
He has spent his life trying to resolve the intrinsic clash between the metaphysical purity of Buddhism and the overwhelming appeal of narcissism. Prompted by the trauma of graduating high school and having to leave his beloved city of Detroit to attend college, the development his social skills and world view was arrested at age 18. This affliction figures prominently in all of his creative work.
Publisher:DV Books of Digital Vista, Inc.
ISBN:Paperback Print Edition ISBN-13: 978-0-9817625-7-9 Hardcover Print Edition ISBN-13: 978-0-9817625-8-6 Kindle Locations 19-24).
welcomes as our guest, film and television actress and now author of
her memoir, Charlotte Stewart. Charlotte is known
by millions of fans worldwide for her role as the beloved teacher
Miss Beadle on the iconic TV show Little House on the Prairie,
currently broadcast in syndication in more than100 countries around
the world. According to IMDb, Charlotte has more than seventy film
credits and has worked with controversial filmmaker David Lynch on
two occasions, in the cult classic Eraserhead (1977) and the TV
series Twin Peaks (1990).
Bookpleasures.com is pleased to have as our guest screenwriter and author Jeffrey Price. Jeffrey is best known for co-writing Who Framed Roger Rabbit, The Grinch, and Shrek III. He has recently authored his debut book, Improbable Fortunes.
Author: Shelly Culbertson
Publisher: St. Martin’s Press
I have an idea for a story that begins with the death of an aged town eccentric who was known to be wealthy, but never used a bank. For years people have told stories of him roaming his eight weedy acres during the night, carrying a shovel, and burying ‘things’ here and there and then shuffling through the darkness back to his gone-to-seed home.
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1 edition (May 14, 2016)
ISBN-10: 1492756369 ISBN-13: 978-1492756361
Author: Linda P. Young
Illustrator: Violeta Honasan
Bookpleasures.com welcomes as our guest Roemer McPhee author of Killing the Market. Roemer was educated in history at Princton University and in finance at the Wharton Graduate School of business. He is also the author of The Boomer's Guide to Story, a large collection of essays searching for wisdom and insight in modern stories (novels, original screenplays, and even a few ballads.
Author: Wendy Suzuki, PhD
Publisher: Harper Collins
Bookpleasures.com welcomes as our guest journalist and author Eamon Loingsigh. Eamon studied journalism at University of South Florida. Exile on Bridge Street is due to be released later this year by Three Rooms Press and has also authored Light of the Diddicoy, An Affair of Concoctions and the poetry collection Love and Maladies.
He is currently a freelance journalist for the Associated Press, The Guardian and various websites. His most recent work, Exile on Bridge Street (Three Rooms Press) is the second book in the Auld Irishtown trilogy and it will be released Fall, 2016.
ISBN: 1530164087 ASIN: B01BX98S0A
Bookpleasures.com welcomes as our guest Lynn Byk, author of Mister B: Living with a 98 Year-Old Rocket Scientist.
Author:Barbara J. Taylor
Publisher: Akashic Books
Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-61775-471-5
Paperback ISBN: 978-1-61775-443-2
Library of Congress Control Number: 2015954207
Bookpleasures.com welcomes as our guest, Gerald (Jerry) DiPego. Jerry has written over thirty screenplays including Sharky’s Machine, Message in a Bottle, Phenomenon, The Forgotten, and Words and Pictures.
His five novels include thrillers and the coming-of-age story, Cheevey, which he considers his best novel. Last year his play, 154 and Paradise, was produced at Santa Barbara’s Center Stage. His most recent work Write!: Find the Truth in Your Fiction has just been published.
Bookpleasures.com welcomes as our guest Rich DiSilvio author of suspenseful thrillers, historical fiction, and nonfiction. He has written articles and commentaries for magazines on various topics and four books. His passion for history, art, music, and architecture has yielded contributions in each discipline in his professional careers.
Author: Brooks Olbrys
Illustrator: Kevin Keele
Publisher: Children’s Success Unlimited LLC
Bookpleasures.com welcomes as our guest, Michèle Halberstadt. Michèle is a journalist, author, and producer of several films including Monsieur Ibrahim, Farewell My Concubine, and Murderous Maids, which she also co-wrote, and This Must Be The Place.
Her novels include La Petite and The Pianist in the Dark, which won the Drouot Literary Prize and was short-listed for the Lilas literary prize in France and her most recent novel MON AMIE AMÉRICAINE
Author: May Sage
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1 edition (February 26, 2016)
Author: Barrett, Jane Carter
Publisher: River Grove Books
ISBN-10: 1632990385; ISBN-13: 9781632990389
Bookpleasures.com welcomes as our guest entertainment lawyer, Broadway producer, and now author of I Wanna Be a Producer How to Make a Killing on Broadway...or Get Killed, John Breglio.
John has represented or been involved in the production of hundreds of plays and musicals, including A Chorus Line, Dreamgirls, Fences, Proof, Doubt, La Cage aux Folles and Sunday in the Park With George. His clients have included some of the most famous names on the New York stage, among them , Andrew Lloyd Webber, August Wilson, Marvin Hamlisch, Bernadette Peters — and Michael Bennett, who was also Breglio's good friend, and Stephen Sondheim.
Recently, he has become a Broadway producer of the revival A Chorus Line and Dreamgirls.
When talking about the craft of writing I’ve found that most of the ground has been covered extensively. With the hundreds of workshops and writing schools that proliferate the known universe just about every aspect of writing has been talked about and analyzed. The basic elements of story, plot, theme, style are now commonly referred to when discussing everything from writing for the screen, a web series, fiction, TV and theater.
Bookpleasures.com welcomes as our guest Howard Eisenberg. Howard has written for TV, radio, the screen, and theatre, and has authored six adult books—four with his late wife, Arlene—and three Guess Who Books for children, which include Guess Who Zoo, Guess Who Farm, and Guess Who Neighborhood.