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Virginia Writers Club Hosts ASK THE PUBLISHER, with John Koehler

Virginia Writers Club Hosts ASK THE PUBLISHER, with John Koehler

John Koehler of Koehler Books will be available to answer your pressing book publishing (and marketing) questions August 31, 2022 at 4 pm. John Koehler is the Koehler Books founder and runs its day-to-day operations with nearly 1500 books published since 2010. He is...

The Atlantic: “Why We Need Independent Publishers”

The Atlantic: “Why We Need Independent Publishers”

Along with most everyone I know who works in or otherwise relies on book publishing for their livelihood, I've been following the Biden administration's antitrust case against the proposed Penguin Random House/Simon & Schuster merger.   Last week, as John H....

Bob Dorgan, author of Sea Pay, Hears from Readers

Bob Dorgan, author of Sea Pay, Hears from Readers

After a long writing and editing process, there's nothing like hearing from your audience! It's always great for authors to get encouragement from their readers, as Bob Dorgan, the author of Sea Pay, will attest.   Educated at Valley Forge Military Academy,...

New Releases—August 2022

New Releases—August 2022

Give me your slices and hooks; your club-throwing frustrations; your sore backs; your hot-under-the-collar and I’ve-had-enough-of-this-stupid-game temperament. More On Learning Golf is for you! Golfers with perfect swings need not read. Percy Boomer’s pioneering 1942...

The Miracle Child

By Kelly and Michael Lang

IN THE MIRACLE CHILD, KELLY AND MICHAEL Lang share their alternating and unique thoughts over the days and years following the tragic car incident that fractured their family and their lives, revealing the power of persistence, faith, acceptance, and above all, the commitment of family, encouraged when a pediatric neurologist calls their three-year-old daughter “the Miracle Child.”

The Silence in the Sound

By Dianne C. Braley

THE SILENCE IN THE SOUND details the devastating effects of growing up with addiction. Growing up with an alcoholic father and an enabling mother, Georgette clings to the loving memory of a childhood trip to Martha’s Vineyard to help see her through the bad times; and now, as an adult, she returns to the island to start her life over. But everything changes when she encounters the mysterious Dock.

Hell of Hosanna

By Kip Langton

IN HELL OF HOSANNA, OWNERSHIP becomes a thing of the past. Now, anyone can have anything-temporarily. Is this hosanna? Maybe on paper. But to James, the “rent and move on” lifestyle is a total hell. And in this hell, his impossible dream of becoming something fuels his transience and passivity. This is reality until one strange day, when the whole thing comes tumbling down on itself and James finally gets the opportunity to break away as he travels to the ultimate unknown in boundless space.


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Elizabeth H. Cottrell

Author of Heartspoken


Q. Your new book, Heartspoken: How to Write Notes that Connect, Comfort, Encourage, and Inspire, came out this July. What inspired you to write it?

A: A moment of inspiration came at the beginning of the COVID pandemic when my daughter, Sarah, knowing that my calendar had just gone from completely full to completely empty, challenged me to get the book out of my head and onto paper. She actually gifted me with an accountability coach to help get me started and keep me on track. It was a precious gift of love that resulted in this book.


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“A clever and candid look under the hood of today’s publishing vehicle.” —Shari Stauch, CEO and creator of Where Writers Win “I wish Pocket Guide had been available when I started out.” —Betsy Ashton, author of The Mad Max Mysteries, president of the Virginia Writers Club “A real no nonsense guide for authors that cuts to the chase about publishing.” —William Hazelgrove, bestselling author of The Pitcher and twelve other books Ooh, I need this!