Cinderella and Human Rights
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Cinderella and Human Rights

I have been focused on two things, lately: The re-launch of my book, The Souls of Her Feet as the first edition of the Fairytale Reality Project, and Every Man, Woman and Child, a world party focused on teaching the Universal Declaration of Human Rights through music. What on earth do these two things have to … Continue reading

Year of the Pig Since 1992
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Year of the Pig Since 1992

Gung Hay Fat Choy! It’s always year of the Pig at our house. http://www.littlepig.com is where my creative family publishes operas and stuff. (Mostly stuff.) Those on our Christmas Card list get treated to a handcrafted original each year, some of which are available on Zazzle, where the bestseller is “Sky Uterus,” a sympathy card … Continue reading

Un Affare da Ricordare… (An Affair to Remember)
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Un Affare da Ricordare… (An Affair to Remember)

I  don’t know what was more heart stopping—the weird adventure that inspired me, the dangerous feeling of discovering new literary territory, or finding the nerve to read something “a-spicy” to an audience…. but altogether, bringing Carla White’s hot supernatural romance to life through Cosima was like stepping into an alternate universe. The “Afternoon at the Caffe Florian” Carnevale … Continue reading

All About the Zorgos Project
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All About the Zorgos Project

Please share with your networks! 3,000 Free Books for Oakland Parents Last fall, Oakland Parents Together (OPT) was the recipient of a generous donation of over 3,000 copies of The Bullying Antidote (Hazelden/Betty Ford Foundation) by Oakland authors Dr. Louise Hart and Kristen Caven. Bully Prevention through Positive Parenting Unlike other books on bullying, The Bullying Antidote … Continue reading

Eight Reasons I Wrote a Male Fairy Godmother –
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Eight Reasons I Wrote a Male Fairy Godmother –

In my novel, The Souls of Her Feet, the downtrodden protagonist’s life changes, as in every Cinderella story, when a Fairy Godmother appears in her life. But in this version, the “godmother” is also her real-life, legitimate godfather — the former best friend of her deceased parents. I chose to make this traditionally female character … Continue reading