Listen to Me by Lynn Lauber

Listen to Me: Writing Life into Meaning by Lynn Lauber Stars: ***** W.W. Norton & Company (2004) Reference/Writing 174 pages Summary: Why write out of our lives? What can it do for us? How can sharing our stories connect us with others? Acclaimed novelist and essayist Lynn Lauber chronicles her journey as a writer and… Read More »

Detour From Normal by Ken Dickson

Detour From Normal by Ken Dickson Stars: **** CreateSpace (2013) 320 pages Memoir Summary:  Despite access to the greatest healthcare in the world, U.S citizens are not immune to medical horror stories. Such was the experience of Ken Dickson, a beloved husband and father and respected engineer, with no history of mental illness. What should… Read More »

5 Secrets of Story Structure by K.M. Weiland

5 Secrets of Story Structure by K.M. Weiland Stars: ***** PenForaSword Publishing (2016) ebook 56 pages The author has written multiple books on writing books and even has an amazing blog to go with it. But first, the book. This was the first book I read by her and it seems as if it would… Read More »

The Angry Book by Theodore I. Rubin, M.D.

The Angry Book by Theodore I. Rubin, M.D. Stars: *** Simon & Schuster (1969) Self-Actualization/Self-Help General 216 pages Summary:  Don’t get even — get mad, and get over it! When your love life is boring, maybe you don’t fight enough? When sex leaves a person cold, is frozen anger the problem? If you work too… Read More »