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Life enhancement expert Allan Hunkin hosts SuccessTALK, on which he interviews leading thinkers, writers and change agents from all segments of society. The program is about ideas: the ones that have brought us to where we are, and the fresh ideas we need



Published: Thu, 30 Mar 2006 21:15:29 +0000

Last Build Date: Tue, 05 Sep 2006 12:08:31 +0000

Copyright: (c) 2006 Success Media Group Inc.
 



Digging to Indochina with Connie Biewald

Tue, 05 Sep 2006 11:54:00 +0000

Author Connie Biewald talks about her book Digging to Indochina and her career as a writer. Seventeen-year-old Ivy MacKenzie is consumed by bitterness over the tragic death of her Vietnam veteran father. Desperate to break free of a family that doesn't understand her and a small town that suffocates her, Ivy runs away with Gil Thompson—a stranger who shows her a passion she's never known and a violent danger she never saw coming. Ivy's younger brother Bryan has a tender heart, conflicting memories, and a fierce loyalty to his family. Their disengaged, high-strung mother Carol parents as best she knows how while coping with her own lingering heartbreak and entering into a new relationship. Though their voices and struggles are their own, each of the MacKenzies grapples with loss and disappointment and yearns for love and belonging. Together, they come of age and come to terms with the ways that memories and dreams can blur reality; they learn what it means to embrace family, flaws and all; and they discover how digging to Indochina can help them find their way home.


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Get Published with Susan Driscoll and Diane Gedymin

Sat, 26 Aug 2006 12:18:00 +0000

Get Published! Professionally, Affordably, Fast. Whether you're a seasoned author looking to publish another book or a first-time author putting the finishing touches on your manuscript, you'll find that Get Published! is a must-have guide in today's book publishing world. iUniverse executives and co-authors Susan Driscoll and Diane Gedymin both have had successful careers in the traditional world and are now leading the way for the independent movement that is changing the face of publishing. Get Published! gives you an insider's look at book publishing and introduces you to the entire iUniverse supported self-publishing process, from preparing your manuscript all the way through marketing and selling your published book.


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Publisher's Choice by iUniverse

Sat, 26 Aug 2006 12:07:00 +0000

Our panel discusses how to publish and promote books including IUniverse's Publisher's Choice Progarm. On the panel: Susan Driscoll, iUniverse President and CEO, Diane Gedymin, iUniverse Editorial Director, Marcella Smith, Barnes & Noble Small Press Relations Director


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How To Raise Kids Who Won't Hate You

Sun, 11 Jun 2006 19:08:00 +0000

Life Enhancement expert Allan Hunkin interviews Alan Thicke on his book How to Raise Kids Who Won't Hate You. If you're a parent experiencing the many challenges of bringing up a decent child in today's world, you're sure to enjoy Alan Thicke's hilariously true observations in How to Raise Kids Who Won't Hate You. Let's face it—kids have hated their parents since the beginning of time. The goal is to minimize the tension and find the happy ending. Is it possible to raise a child who doesn't blame you for everything? According to author, actor, and father Alan Thicke, the answer is a resounding "maybe!" With chapters like "Honey, I Screwed Up the Kids!," "Why Does Daddy Throw Like a Girl?" and "When Grownups Go Bad," How to Raise Kids Who Won't Hate You will take you on a wild ride. You'll laugh out loud at Thicke's twist on everything from homework to the prom, and find answers to questions like "Are my children playing the right games with the right kids at the right schools? How will I handle her first swear word and his first dead pet—or his first fight and her first unrequited crush? Are we being good enough friends and tough enough parents?"


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Making News

Mon, 15 May 2006 00:00:00 +0000

Veteran public relations executive, Emmy Award-winning former CBS News correspondent and author David Henderson delivers valuable inside tips, stories and perspective from his own experience and the exclusive perspective from over 100 leading journalists in the United States and Britain. His new book tells how you can get an edge by first understanding the latest trends within the news media.


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The Rudy in You

Fri, 28 Apr 2006 15:20:00 +0000

Known to millions as "the little guy with the big dream," Daniel "Rudy" Ruettiger is one of the most inspirational football players in the history of the University of Notre Dame. A living sports legend, he was immortalized in TriStar Pictures' blockbuster movie, Rudy. A highly sought-after motivational speaker, Rudy entertains and motivates school children, university students, professional athletes, and corporate audiences worldwide.


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Success Through Supported Self-Publishing

Mon, 10 Apr 2006 11:53:00 +0000

Susan Driscoll, President and CEO of iUniverse, explains how easy it is to get started on your publishing dreams. The leader in supported self-publishing, iUniverse offers authors a variety of publishing services - including professional editorial and marketing services - to help authors get a start and test their books on the market. Authors my publish a book for as little as $499 and make it available for order on Barnes & Noble.com, Amazon.com and 25,000 online retailers worldwide. In addition, iUniverse requires no up-front investment for book inventory. With the new print-on-demand technology, books are printed as they are ordered - so the author has less of a financial risk. iUniverse makes it possible for you to become a published author today. Only we have professionals with extensive knowledge of the industry to guide you through a unique and supported self-publishing experience. As the only book publisher backed by Barnes & Noble, iUniverse has the right mix of self-publishing products and services to help you get your manuscript off your desk and into the marketplace. And with a combined 55 years of book publishing experience, our management team is dedicated to helping you achieve your publishing goals.


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