First reviews are in for A Different kind of Angel

The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap

A heartfelt thank you to everyone who has purchased my book and taken the time to write a review. All profits from all my books go to help get dogs out of kill shelters.
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Inspired by real events chronicled by a journalist for The World News, Elizabeth Cochrane (pen name, Nellie Bly), in 1887.

Klara Gelfman’s life in Kiev was serene until she turned nineteen. That’s when Russia’s Tsar Alexander II was assassinated, and a vicious propaganda campaign spread that blamed the Jews for his death. Klara and her family became victims of the many pogroms breaking out throughout Russia. None were so violent as what hit Kiev in 1881. It was there that Klara’s family was torn asunder and her world changed forever.

This is the story of what happens to this traumatized, orphaned, young Jewish woman when she escapes Russia and crosses an ocean to arrive on…

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Florida Author’s Academy 2018


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Florida Authors Academy 2018
Writing Workshops for Tomorrow’s Authors
All workshops are $25 per person.
Saturday September 8, 10 am – Noon
     Break Through! How to Get Published.
Where do you meet publishers and agents? What are the dos and don’ts of approaching them? How do you select a publisher or agent? What do you send a publisher or an agent? Surprise them: include a marketing plan. Should you self-publish? Prudy has had 28 books published. She’ll share the answers to these questions as well as any you have. $25 per person.  Instructor: Prudy Taylor Board
Prudy Taylor Board is the author of 28 books including mysteries, horror novels, histories and a how-to. She’s edited newspapers, newsletters and magazines. Prudy is also the author of 101 Tips on Writing and Selling your First Novel. In addition, she has taught creative writing for 20-plus years as well as lectured, appeared on panels and conducted writers’ workshops throughout the United States and in Canada. Prudy is a freelance writer and editor of newsletters and manuscripts of all genres, both fiction nonfiction.
$25 per person, Reservation Recommended 561 279-7790
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Saturday September 15, 10 am – Noon 
Queries and Pitches.  $25 per person. Instructor: Alison McMahan
Saturday September 22, 10 am – Noon
Self-Publishing Made Simple. $25 per person. Instructor: Nancy J. Cohen
Saturday September 29, 10 am – Noon 
FL Authors Academy Has Talent!
Open mike for the attendees of the workshops to read from their work in progress and get feedback from three multi-published author judges.
The Judges are:
  • NY Times bestselling author Charles Todd   
  • Literary Agent Dianna Collier-Warner, owner Collier & Associates Literary Agency
  • Award-winning screenwriter, filmmaker, and author Alison McMahan
 $25 per person to read. Audience is free admission. Refreshments Served. 
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The date is Saturday September 29, 10 am – Noon.
Coffee and pastries will be served.
Admission is free. The public is invited.

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