Career diversification is a term that’s creating an online buzz across the globe. It’s a thoroughly modern concept: follow your diverse interests, and learn how to turn them into complementary careers. Hanford Yang could be the poster child for career diversification. Already a well-respected architect, Mr. Yangs ventures into poetry with his debut, titled Endless Threats.
“Don’t email me if you want a supermodel. I’m twenty-two, divorced, and I have twins. I’m also overweight, unattractive, and have no education to speak of.”
With this ad, Stephanie Snowe relaunched herself into the world of dating – and then wrote a book about it. Inkwater Press will publish Meeting Mr. Wrong: The Romantic Misadventures of a Southern Belle on February 3.
Glenn A. Terris of Scappoose, Oregon, took 40 years to write Genesis: Revisited. Published in November, the buzz about this science fiction novel cropped up almost instantaneously.
‘Tis the season for extra food, extra fun, and extra book sales (at least we hope so!). Hectic holiday schedules make it easy to forget another important holiday theme: extra GIVING. Inkwater authors Rick and Alice Garlock are spreading cheer this holiday season by donating copies of their book, Spirit Unbroken to US Troops.
Thomas Hauser and Matthew Hurley, columnists for SecondsOut.com, have each posted positive reviews of Steve Marantz’ Sorcery at Caesars: Sugar Ray’s Marvelous Fight.
The Sum of His Syndromes, by K.B. Dixon, is a finalist for the Oregon Book Awards’ Ken Kesey Award for Fiction.