Carol Hoenig, President of Carol Hoenig, Publishing Consultant, Inc. works with authors and publishers in a variety of ways, from first drafts to putting together book proposals to creating publicity and marketing campaigns. Prior to starting her business in 2005, Carol worked at Borders Group, Inc. as National Event Specialist for many years booking authors and musicians, including former Presidents Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton, Tony Bennett, Walter Cronkite, Kurt Vonnegut and Frank McCourt, to name a few.
Carol was on The New York Center for Independent Publishing advisory council and writer’s conference committee for five years before it disbanded. She is also an executive committee member for that National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Books for A Better Life. She was the Director and Writer-in-Residence for Old Forge Library Adirondack Summer Writing Workshop for 2008. She was the project manager for the General Society of Mechanics & Tradesmen Labor, Landmarks and Literature series in Manhattan during the fall 2011 season, and is a member of the Women’s Media Group. She teaches continuing education writing courses at Hofstra University. She was Senior Editor for Digital Americana, the first literary magazine for the Apple iPad. She has hosted Webinars, creating PowerPoint presentations on a variety of topics of interest to the writing community.
In addition to supporting fellow authors, Carol Hoenig is a freelance writer in her own right and was named Best of Long Island Author 2012 by the Long Island Press and named Outstanding Advocate for the Arts 2013 by the Long Island Arts Council. Her novel, OF LITTLE FAITH, was published October 22, 2013. Her novel, WITHOUT GRACE, was awarded the Silver Medal for Book of the Year 2005 by ForeWord Magazine and given First Place for Fiction by the DIY Book Festival. Jada Press and the New York Book Festival also gave her novel honorable mention. Her book THE AUTHOR’S GUIDE TO PLANNING BOOK EVENTS was given the Gold medal by ForeWord Magazine for Book of the Year in the category of writing and named finalist by USA Book and Reader Views.
Carol’s essays, articles, book reviews and short stories appear in a wide number of publications. Carol blogs for The Huffington Post, covering the ever-changing publishing industry and the writing life. Carol also contributed to PUTTING YOUR PASSION INTO PRINT written by Arielle Eckstudt & David Henry Sterry. Arianna Huffington invited Carol to contribute to ON BECOMING FEARLESS, released in the fall of 2006. Tory Johnson, ABC’s Good Morning America’s workplace contributor, also invited Carol to submit an essay for her New York Times Bestseller, WILL WORK FROM HOME. Stephanie Gunning invited Carol to submit an essay on creativity for her anthology AUDACIOUS CREATIVITY. Carol’s short story, Snow Angels and Somersaults, was a finalist for the 2007 Spring/Summer Glass Woman Prize, a bi-annual prize for women prose writers. Her essay, “Wild Horses and Young Stallions” was selected for the anthology LOST LESSONS FROM LIFE ON A FARM. You can follow her on Twitter @authorsguide and “like” her on Facebook. For more information, visit www.carolhoenig.com.
Presently, Carol is working on a memoir titled "Getting Back Home." She wrote about it here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/carol-hoenig/getting-back-home-prolog_b_70...
I enjoy blogging for the Huffington Post, read, care for my aging cocker spaniel, Scout. I also enjoy being on the advisory council for NYCIP and Author Solutions.
I spend time fixing up my old Dutch Colonial.
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