2017is off to a great start. The Kim Sisters was featured in an overseas documentary. On February 15, documents were signed to bring the story to an Off-Broadway musical production. I’ll be serving as an executive producer and screenplay advisor which means a few trips to New York. Around the time the contracts were signed, Joel Osteen was intrigued enough by Sue Kim’s story to have her at the event in Las Vegas in February, where he met the entire family. The pictures showed how much fun they had, which was great.
My third women’s fiction book, Destined for You, was released in January 2017. It’s the second book in the Danielle Grant series, set in Zurich, Switzerland. Now an engaged mother, her life meets with tragedy and she endures the challenges of grieving, mothering, and finding a past love. The final installment is planned for the fall of 2017, but I personally love the story line so much, I may move it up a bit:)
My fourth women’s fiction book, In a Moment, will be released in April of 2017. While all of my books in this genre are heavily influenced by personal events in my life, this one is closer to my heart than the others. As my agent often says, truth is stranger than fiction, and a lot of times, it’s not “believable.” Well, that adage will be put to the test, because the best lessons are learned from real life events, and I hope my readers will be as intrigued with this book as I have been in writing it.
The long-awaited second installment of Chambers: The Spirit Warrior is set for spring 2017. I adore the cover and can’t wait for editing to be complete!
Finally, on the business side, I’m thrilled to announce the first book in a three-part series: Last One Standing: Why some succeed where others fail. Over two decades, I’ve been intrigued by this very question. I’ve seen those with Ivy league degrees and wonderful resumes get fired while others with no degree and little more than determination and a good attitude succeed. After interviewing those considered successful by the world (money, position, revenue), I found a number of common denominators (20 in fact).It was a joy to curate the stories of events that developed the characters of the individuals profile, most of whom have never before talked to the media. From executives to billionaires, their stories were intriguing, at times heartbreaking but all motivating.
In conjunction with Last One Standing, I’ll be updating my youtube channel, using my Instagram feed for 60 second spots, which I’ve already started doing. I’ll use the channel for longer, 6-10 min segments elaborating on the inner workings of both the author side and business aspect of my work. Questions, feedback and interaction with my readers, clients and everyone else will be one of the best parts of the effort.
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