Episode 65A – Lori Rochat – Schizophrenia, Your Guide to Surviving and Thriving

Lori is a Clevelander, and has used her life experiences to write a book that she wants to help others. Lori was diagnosed with schizophrenia and has dealt with the disease most of her life. She would like her book to help others and the change people’s opinions of those suffering from schizophrenia.

Episode 56A – Samantha Hart – Blind Pony

Samantha has captured her life experience into a memoir titled Blind Pony. This isn’t just a “Hey, listen to these fun life stories” book. She’s captured hard experiences. She left home at 14 and ended up working in the music industry at Geffen records amongst bands like Aerosmith, Nirvana and Guns and Roses. She went… Continue reading Episode 56A – Samantha Hart – Blind Pony

Episode 42A – Doug Lawrence – The Gift of Mentoring

Doug Lawrence went from being a Canadian Mounted Police to a mentor which led him to writing a book on mentoring. He has spent his time with various groups being a mentor and teaching others about mentoring. Ken Blanchard is Doug’s favorite author: He buys most of his books digitally, but does like Indigo: https://www.chapters.indigo.ca/en-ca… Continue reading Episode 42A – Doug Lawrence – The Gift of Mentoring

Episode 36A – Ran – Journey of Faith

Ran lives in Ontario Canada, and as we talked, the temp was WAY below zero. She works in the mental health field, which is what we talk about in the second half, but she views her writing as a major part of her life, starting at the tender age of 6. She’s also an avid… Continue reading Episode 36A – Ran – Journey of Faith

Episode 35A – Jeff Johnson – Boy Lessons

Jeff has several boys, and like other authors, used what he learned raising his kids to write a book. He has been a lawyer and politician, and adds writer to his resume. Besides this book, he runs a non-profit calls Can Do Canines where they raise and train service dogs. Jeff recommends this book: TRANSCRIPT:… Continue reading Episode 35A – Jeff Johnson – Boy Lessons

Episode 34A – Doug Knust – Man Stuff

Doug came to writing his first book in an interesting way. He felt there was a need to instruct boys in lessons for men and spent years running a group that helped accomplish that. Many of the lessons are bundled in his book, Man Stuff. This helpful book is targeted to young men and designed… Continue reading Episode 34A – Doug Knust – Man Stuff

Episode 07 – Michele T Berger – Reenu You

Michele is not only an author, she is a college professor at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a creativity coach. She works with students in women’s and gender studies and authors to improve their ability to tap into their creativity. Her story, Reenu-You, is a post apocalyptic story where civilization is destroyed… Continue reading Episode 07 – Michele T Berger – Reenu You

Episode 06 – Ronald Murphy – Crypto-Guru

Today’s episode I welcome Ron Murphy – the Crypto-Guru. That’s crypto as in cryptozoologist. Ron actually helped mentor Colin from episode 02. Ron has been giving lectures at various conventions and festivals and has written several books about various crypto and supernatural topics. He has been on tv (with Robert “Freddy Krueger” England) and he… Continue reading Episode 06 – Ronald Murphy – Crypto-Guru