Micki Fine Pavlicek is a longtime psychotherapist in private practice, a certified teacher of mindfulness meditation trained at the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts, a TEDx presenter, the founder of Mindful Living (livingmindfully.org), and the author of The Need to Please: Mindfulness Skills to Gain Freedom from People Pleasing and Approval Seeking.
As a first-time indie author, it was easier to begin with a children's book. How do you get kids to enjoy reading? In The Greatest Treasure Ever, I tried to instill the sense of Wonder you get as a child while looking at a picture book. My momma was extremely good at mimicry and could change her voice for each character in a book, or she could make animal noises to make the story believable and real.
Ervin Mendlovitz, OD, lives in San Antonio where he has a private optometry practice. His own experiences as a minority in Texas helped inform the narrative in this story of immigration, love and natural disaster.
About Galvestorm 1900: A Story of Twin Flames:
Haleigh Wenger has been writing and reading her entire life. The first book to really break her heart was Little Women, which she remembers staying up all night to read in the fifth grade. From then, she was hooked on the rush of being so emotionally invested in a story she could not sleep.
Before I even knew my letters, I was spinning wild yarns around my brother and sister and librarian mother in small-town Texas.
Suanne Schafer, born in West Texas at the height of the Cold War, finds it ironic that grade school drills for tornadoes and nuclear war were the same: hide beneath your desk and kiss your rear-end goodbye.