Every week, we celebrate noteworthy achievements and upcoming events happening within the She Writes Press community in our “Friday High Fives!” 

From author interviews to launch parties, we are shining a light on a few of the fantastic things happening in our world.

If you have coverage you’d like to share (that hasn’t already been sent or shared), a new award to your name or an event planned, please let Leila know at leila@sparkpointstudio.com and we’ll get you included in an upcoming Friday High Fives!


Book Passage By-the-Bay recently hosted Christine Evelyn Volker for a book event and said on their Facebook page, “In case you missed Christine Volker last week, you do NOT want to miss her book Venetian Blood… an excellent first novel that captures the glory and history and rich palazzo decor of Venetian life while weaving a torrid modern day tale. The blockbuster ending is a jolt.”


Jill McCroskey Coupe (True Stories at the Smoky View) shared some of the books she’s been reading while working on her next novel with JMWW Journal.


Roni Beth Tower, author of Miracle at Midlife, was interviewed by Bonjour Paris. Roni also publishes a new blog every Sunday in her “Life, Refracted”  series on PsychologyToday.com.


Mary Dingee Fillmore did a TV interview with local Vermont station 3WCAX about her historical novel, An Address in Amsterdam.


Linda Atwell, author of Loving Lindsey, shared a deeply personal piece with Psychology Today.



Barbara Ridley, author of When It’s Over, did a self-interview with The Nervous Breakdown. Barbara also did a guest blog for Reading the Past and will be celebrating her book’s launch this Saturday, October 14 at 7 p.m. at Book Passage in Corte Madera, California.


Patricia Williams, author of While They’re Still Here, shared how she helped her father navigate life with blindness in HomeCare Magazine.


Deb Brandon’s (But My Brain Had Other Ideas) essay “In & Out of the Abyss: Navigating Depression after Brain Surgery” was featured on BrainBlogger.com. Deb also shared her journey recovering from brain surgery with STATNews.


LA Review of Books shared a great review of Andrea Jarrell‘s writing and her new book I’m The One Who Got Away.




Diane Pomerantz, author of Lost in the Reflecting Pool, shared a personal essay with Motherwell Magazine.


Carol Anderson‘s book You Can’t Buy Love Like That received a rave review from Booklist. Booklist called it, “”A candid and kindhearted memoir of one woman’s personal battle.”

Upcoming Events:

Carol Anderson has an upcoming event on October 19 at Serendipity Books in Chelsea, Michigan.

Danielle Wong, author of Swearing Off Stars, will be at the Prudential Center Barnes & Noble in Boston on October 18.

Diane Pomerantz, author of Lost in the Reflecting Pool, will be at North Castle Public Library in New York on October 14 at 11 a.m. to celebrate Indie Author Day.

Laurie Buchanan, author of Note To Self, will be at Boise Public Library on October 14, 2017 from 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. to celebrate Indie Author Day.

Heather Cumiskey, author of I Like You Like This, will be at the Baltimore County Library on October 14 to celebrate Indie Author Day.

Lynn Dow, author of Nightingale Tales, has an upcoming event at Book Passage in San Francisco on October 21 at 4 p.m.

Have something to share in the next Friday High Fives? Be sure to email leila@sparkpointstudio.com.

2017-10-12T21:41:01+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Categories: Friday High Fives|

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