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Here is where we'll share whatever catches our fancy, as long as we think you will find it informative or entertaining.

November 16, 2018

Lisa and I were honored to be asked to write a blog post for Young Survival Coalition  about the power of memoir. 

Now in its 20th year, Young Survival Coalition is the premier organization dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women who are diagnosed wi...

September 4, 2018

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Maria and I are excited to announce a new offering, the Slice of Life Mini-Memoir ™ .  

Through a customized, recorded interview of up to 45 minutes, the Slice of Life Mini-Memoir  is the perfect way to memorialize one or two stories or life events.   The end produ...

August 20, 2018

In the late 1990s,  the New Yorker serialized Stephen King’s memoir about writing (appropriately titled “On Writing”). The series was wildly popular, and was published in book form in  2000, going on to sell more than 500,000 copies.

In this space, we will periodic...

July 31, 2018

“The Catcher Was a Spy,” a movie starring Paul Rudd, was released in June. It got us thinking about a section of our client Ralph Oko’s memoir, which we share here with his permission.

Moe Berg is one World War ll hero I wish I could have interviewed. But he died in 197...

June 8, 2018

In the late 1990s,  the New Yorker serialized Stephen King’s memoir about writing (appropriately titled “On Writing”). The series was wildly popular, and was published in book form in 2000, going on to sell more than 500,000 copies.

In this space, we will periodically s...

May 21, 2018

One of the most successful and influential self-help books of the last 50 years is Stephen Covey’s The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. Published in 1989, it was on the New York Times bestseller list for 220 weeks and has sold over 20 million copies.

In honor of...

March 5, 2018

We think the last chapter of our client Ralph Oko’s memoir is particularly powerful and, with his permission, we are sharing it here.

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