Relationships

Author Profile: Carol Snow

Q. Why did you decide to write this book? A. I wanted to explore the ways in which assisted reproduction affects family dynamics. Q. Do you have any secret writing tips you’d like to share? A. Always remember the three C’s: cats, chips and caffeinated beverages. Surround yourself with these things and then plant yourself [...]

Book Excerpt: What Came First by Carol Snow

1. Laura The chickens are getting restless. It is just past sunrise on a chilly Saturday morning in January, and insomnia kept my brain whirring until after two a.m. Now all I want to do is stay buried under my hypoallergenic faux-down comforter and return to the dream that is already slipping away. But the [...]

Guest Blog: Title Search

Title Search By: Carol Snow In my computer, I have a file for each of my seven books, each folder filled with marketing plans, cover designs, plot notes, and the manuscript in various stages of editing. For years, one of my folders was marked “Navel Gazing.” Another is called “Arizona.” When I need to find [...]

Guest Blog: TAPPING THE CREATIVE WELL

TAPPING THE CREATIVE WELL By: Carol Snow Legend has it that the entire plot of Twilight came to Stephenie Meyer in a dream. The next day she got out of bed and started typing. Not writing: typing. Because the entire book was just . . . there. In her head. Waiting to come out. If [...]

Guest Blog: A Mother Writes About Motherhood

A Mother Writes About Motherhood by: Carol Snow As the author of seven books, let me say this: I’ve always thought that whole “write what you know thing” is overrated. Maybe that’s because I find myself woefully low on novel-worthy first-hand experience, having been cursed with loving parents, a comfortable upbringing, a happy marriage and [...]

Author Profile: Dr. Lee Bowers

Q. Why did you decide to write this book? A. I was inspired to write this book by the many clients in my practice as a psychologist who are nice, decent people, and yet they suffer when it comes to love. Q. Do you have any secret writing tips you’d like to share? A. I [...]

Book Excerpt: Divorce Proof your Marriage by Dr. Lee Bowers

Personal Habits, Preferences and Idiosyncrasies “I love being married.  It’s so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life.” ~Rita Rudner~ Each of us is our own unique person.  This is as it should be.  Sometimes our idiosyncrasies can be charming, sometimes annoying. Unfortunately, the traits [...]

Guest Blog: Is it just cold feet, or something more?

Is it just cold feet, or something more? By Dr. Lee Bowers We often hear about someone being stranded alone at the altar.  While the “Runaway Bride” (or groom) is probably more cliché than actuality, there are many people who, if honest with themselves, will admit that they knew it was a mistake the day [...]

Guest Blog: Forgiveness after an affair

Forgiveness after an affair By Dr. Lee Bowers Many times a new client will come into my office after they’ve found out their partner had an affair, or they’ve been through a divorce as a result of an affair.  Sometimes, the divorce was recent and the pain is still very fresh.  At other times, it [...]

Guest Blog: Does divorce mean you’ve failed?

Does divorce mean you’ve failed? By: Dr. Lee Bowers I often hear newly divorced clients refer to themselves as “failures” because their marriage didn’t work out.  Rarely, if ever, is that really the case.  When we enter into a marriage, we do so with wonderful hopes, aspirations, and love.  These are all good and desirable [...]

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