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Monthly Memo – March 2017

Every month we celebrate noteworthy achievements and upcoming events happening within the She Writes Press community. From author interviews to launch parties, we shine a light on a few of the fantastic things happening in our world.

If you have coverage you’d like to share, a new award to your name or an event planned, please let Alyssa know at alyssa@sparkpointstudio.com and we’ll get you included in our next Monthly Memo.

inthenews Kate Tyler Wall made a list of most anticipated 2017 reads.

Kate Tyler Wall’s upcoming book Arboria Park was named by David Nilsen as one of his 2017 Fiction and Nonfiction Titles I’m Excited About.”

Diana Paul’s book will be available on Audible this month.

Diana Paul’s Audible version of Things Unsaid will be available around March 15th. She and Barbara Donsky will also be preparing a one-page guide for how to produce through Amazon’s Audible program (ACX).

Mary Fillmore was named Indie Book of the Month.

Mary Fillmore’s An Address in Amsterdam was chosen by Kirkus Reviews as one of its Indie Books of the Month for March 2017.

Laurie Buchanan received a Kirkus review.

Laurie Buchanan’s Note to Self: A Seven-Step Path to Gratitude and Growth received a stellar review by Kirkus Reviews saying, “This debut self-improvement guide offers a systematic approach to wellness that draws on readers’ senses of self-preservation and self-gratification, among others.”

Donna Stoneham was featured in multiple publications.

Donna Stoneham’s The Thriver’s Edge: Seven Keys to Transform the Way You Live, Love, and Lead picked up in coverage this month. Some of the highlights include Working Mother MagazineFirst for Women Magazine and Home Business Magazine.

Annette Gendler had her essays featured in multiple publications.

Jumping Over Shadows author, Annette Gendler wrote pieces for Woman’s World and Books by Women. She also received an awesome review from Kirkus Reviews.

Micayla Lally had her proposal story featured in POPSUGAR and The Daily Mail.

A Work of Art author Micayla Lally’s story of how she proposed to her husband just four hours after meeting him (and now they’ve been married 10 years) was featured on POPSGUAR and The Daily Mail saying, “It was just this feeling of knowing.”

Laurel Davis Huber discovered the joy of researching.

The Velveteen Daughter: A Novel author Laurel Davis Huber had her humorous essay, “How I Met Betty Boop at the Butler Library” featured on Fourth and Sycamore.

Carlyn Montes De Oca reflected on the importance of living your best life.

Dog as My Doctor, Cat as My Nurse: An Animal Lover’s Guide to a Healthy, Happy, and Extraordinary Life author Carlyn Montes De Oca was interviewed on blog-talk radio “Live Your Music” about the importance of living your best life. She was also interviewed by AARP on the topic of getting a pet.

Carol Walsh had her article published on Psych Central.

Painting Life: My Creative Journey Through Trauma author Carol Walsh promoted creative thinking and action in her article “The Hidden Power of Creativity” on Psych Central.

Patti Clark is featured in an upcoming book.

This Way Up: Seven Tools for Unleashing Your Creative Self and Transforming Your Life author Patti Clark is featured in a new bookSmarter Squared: How to Use Personalized Learning to Master School Faster and Create the Future YOU Want! Her piece Curiosity, Courage and Creativity: A potent combination” was also published on Thrive Global.

Claudia Six gave a TED talk

Erotic Integrity author Claudia Six spoke about Performance Anxiety – It’s Not Just For Men in her TED talk this past month.

Iris Waichler was featured as an emerging author.

Role Reversal: How to Take Care of Yourself and Your Aging Parents author Iris Waichler was featured as an emerging author on Book Daily. Her piece “Our bodies say no and yet we persist” was published on Path 2 Parenthood. She also had her piece “How to Begin the Conversation About Care and Aging” featured on The Caregiver Space.

Cindy Eastman’s book traveled on the subway.

Flip-flops After 50: And Other Thoughts on Aging I Remembered to Write Down author Cindy Eastman had her book travel across New York thanks to Books on the Subway.

Lizbeth Meredith advocated for domestic violence.

Pieces of Me: Rescuing My Kidnapped Daughters author Lizbeth Meredith was joined by local domestic violence advocates at her most recent book event where she reinforced the life-giving work that domestic violence advocates do every day. Later this month, she will be speaking at the Alaska chapter of Zonta’s “Choose Respect” march. They are a service group that supports empowering women and children worldwide.

Have something to share in the next Monthly Memo? Be sure to email alyssa@sparkpointstudio.com.

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