This year is my book’s 13th birthday! What Color Is Your Brain?® was published in 2007. Last Wednesday, I spoke with Stephanie Portnoy, Senior Vice President, Health Care Books and Journals, and Mary Sasso, Vice President, Sales and Marketing at SLACK Incorporated about a new book project. Before we concluded our call, I asked Stephanie…

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The following is the email message I sent to Jeff Bezos jeff@amazon.com and his “elite team.” “Bezos views that email address, jeff@amazon.com, as a way to stay close to customers.” Dear Mr. Bezos, I am writing to inform you of a failure in KDP’s customer service. I know that you are engaged with international multi-billions dollar issues and devoting…

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If you want to enjoy a successfully joyful book launch, use all your “Brainbow” attributes and abilities!   My Yellow Brain sent out “save the date” and Evite invitation emails for my No Bunk, Just BS (Business Sense)  Book Launch, a month ahead of time.  I also collaborated with the remarkable staff at Arboria of Long Grove who helped to …

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You may not know that tomorrow, November 14th, is World Diabetes Day. You may not know how children, adults, and their families live with the never-ending challenges Type 1 Diabetes 24/7/365! Watch the 50 second video below to learn more! What you have learned and now know… THERE IS NO CURE FOR DIABETES! You can…

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My Blue Brain personality thrives on Harmony! My Orange Brain personality resembles a terrier. Like that feisty and fearless breed of dog, I am determined and tenacious about getting results. My Yellow Brain personality is adamant about doing things “the right way”. My Green Brain personality is filled with good old fashion common sense. However,…

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I am a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writer and Illustrators – Illinois Chapter. I joined years ago when Princess Shayna Invisible Visible Gift was published. I loved attending SCBWI-IL chapter author events, meetings and critique groups and reading the newsletter and subscribing to the Listserv. I continued my membership even though Princess Shayna…

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For the last few months, I have been struggling with some significant issues about What Color Is Your Brain?® and Princess Shayna’s Invisible Visible Gift on Amazon. I put my Green Research Brain into high gear and my Orange Resourceful Brain took action to make sure there was enough inventory of my book for my programs, radio interviews and the Holiday Season. I…

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