where the writers are

Latest News & Events

Inspire, Aspire, Achieve IBPW 2011 Annual Conference



Jana McBurney-Lin's novel will be on sale as part of the conference program....

ALF Senior Fellow Mary La-Vigne Butler, VP of Development/General Counsel, Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, is a guest speaker.

Keynote Speakers:
Anu Shukla: Koinz Media
Ms. Shukla, a serial entrepreneur; has brought multi-billion dollar technology products to the market and is a veteran in building profitable companies in the consumer market.

Raju Reddy: Hitachi Consulting
Founder/ CEO of Sierra Atlantic, now acquired by Hitachi Consulting; Mr. Reddy will share his insight on leadership skills and management expertise in the high-tech corporate world.

Life is a Journey


Jana's Latest Blogs

Jun.04.2013 - 11:24 am
I was alerted to this recent review of Blossoms and Bayonets by Anna Sun Choi and just have to share:"This story hits close to home, as the granddaughter of one of the...
Continue Reading »
Jan.19.2013 - 7:30 pm
Saturday January 26th, please come join me:
Continue Reading »
Oct.20.2012 - 10:10 am
Just a note to share the exciting news...Blossoms and Bayonets is here, available (in a twist of publishing) as an e-book first: Impossible to put down—or to forget—authors...
Continue Reading »
Aug.16.2012 - 10:35 pm
While rinsing off with cold well water relieved the heat of the day, it wasn't as exciting as, say, the beach.  My brother-in-law suggested a trip.  He'd never been, but...
Continue Reading »

Comments from Jana

Mar.03.2009 - 2:56 pm
In response to: Dealing with Our -Isms
Those are great thoughts. Sounds like you have a lovely--and fun-loving--family. Thanks for sharing.
Feb.16.2009 - 1:53 pm
In response to: Fun with Language
That's wonderful.  Speaking of child's eyes...my young daugher was ill a couple of weeks ago with fever and cough. ...
Jan.13.2009 - 3:46 pm
In response to: The Long And Winding Road Of Getting Cable
Jennifer, I had to laugh reading your story. We went through the same thing when we moved up into the mountains ten...
Dec.17.2008 - 11:09 am
In response to: Store-to-Store for Obama
I find it so amusing that people keep saying Obama is a black man.  He's not only that.  He's also white.  On top of...
Dec.12.2008 - 2:08 pm
In response to: I'm Done, I'm Done, I'm Really Done
Thanks for your thoughts and honesty.  That's what I was seeking when I wrote the blog.  My children went to school at...

Reviews I've Written

The story seems simple, at first--boy meets girl on subway, they fall in love and will march off into the sunset...or the crowded streets of New York. But then both the characters...