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Kathi Kamen Goldmark's Books

Write That Book Already!
May.18.2010
This is THE book that every would-be author needs to own.  It’s full of incredibly practical advice about how to write and sell a book—finding an agent, writing a proposal, dealing with an editor, boosting sales-- and on top of that, it’s also probably the funniest thing ever written about how to get published.  Write That Book Already is a gem....
The Face in the Mirror
Sep.01.2009
When you were young and idealistic, who was the person you saw in the mirror? What were your expectations and those of your family and community? And now that you're older and have attained prominence, how do you feel about the person you have become and the direction your life has actually taken? Twenty celebrated authors tackle meaningful questions about the choices made, their...
Feed Me!
Jan.27.2009
In our appearance-obsessed society, eating is about much more than hunger and sustenance. Food inspires pleasure and anxiety, shame and obsession. We are constantly judged on how we look, so we’ve come to judge ourselves (and others) on what and how we eat. These evocative essays, from some of the most talented and popular writers working today, tackle this universal subject...
Single Woman of aCertain Age
Sep.29.2007
In Single Woman of a Certain Age, Jane Ganahl assembles a chorus of sophisticated and witty voices for this revealing anthology about flying solo in midlife. Joyce Maynard and Dakota Cassidy try online hookups, Debra Ginsberg brings up the M-word, Cameron Tuttle goes on a date (with herself), Susan Griffin finds joy in solitude, and Rachel Toor finally finds companionship—the four-...
How I Got Published
Sep.14.2007
What does it take to go from unknown hopeful to published author? Writing is a lonely occupation where rejection is the norm, and learning about the early hardships of today's best-selling authors can provide vital reassurance (and comic relief). These compelling stories of perseverance and publication will nurture your dreams until you succeed. Inside you'll find: --How more...
BookPage
Feb.01.2005
Advice for Aspiring Writers The Author Enablers are here to answer your questions about writing and publishing. Together, Kathi and Sam have more than 25 years of experience in book publishing. Kathi is an author, radio producer and former publicist; Sam is a marketing manager at a major publishing company and a freelance editor. They are also proud members of the Rock Bottom...
Food That Rocks
Jan.01.2004
Even rock stars have to eat, and Margie Lapanja and Cindy Coverdale have polled dozens of guitarists, drummers, and singers to find out what they like to eat out and what they like to cook for themselves. Fans will pore over Food That Rocks for recipes that will make them feel emotionally closer to the musicians they admire. Recipes cover a broad range of foods: Spike Edney's chili...
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Sep.20.2002
Hilarious, fast-paced, and delightful, And My Shoes Keep Walking Back to You follows sexy Sarah Jean Pixlie as she catapults from struggling back-up singer to blazing star on the country music scene. Encountering more than her share of conniving back-stabbers, she also has the bad judgment to fall in love with a couple of musicians--but the (often misguided) support of a very wacky...
Those Who Can...Teach
Nov.01.1999
Many successful people can point to a single teacher whose talent and dedication made a crucial difference in their lives. Sometimes former students clearly recall a teacher's casually brilliant remark that produced an instant "aha!" response; sometimes they are affected by a teacher's passionate devotion to professional duty. The methods of a great teacher are as varied...
The Great Rock 'n' Roll Joke Book
Jan.04.1997
Q: What do you call a guy who hangs out with musicians? A: The drummer.  Rock 'n' Roll has been a term in the American lexicon for over fifty years now. And all institutions--as reluctant as they may be--must face some skewing humor now and again. Rock 'n' Roll's time has come. Who better than to serve up with irreverence than two veterans of the rock 'n' roll scene--and two...
Mid-Life Confidential
Jan.04.1994
In 1993, fifteen of America's most popular writers left their day jobs for life on the rock & roll road. They stayed up late, ate junk food, traveled by bus, and actually tried to play and sing before paying audiences. Here's the whole sordid story, in hard-to-believe words and even harder-to-believe pictures. Edited by Dave Marsh with photos by Tabitha King Contributors: Dave...
My California: Journeys by Great Writers
All publishing proceeds benefit the California Arts Council, an agency which was forced to suspend school writing, arts education programs and other grants in 2003 because of state budget cutbacks. Since its publication, more than $65,000 from sale of this book has been donated to literary programs in California schools. To make the project possible, all of the writers donated...