Author Reflects on Her Life and Memories of Michigan in New Memoir

Sharon Harrigan is the author of “Playing with Dynamite: A Memoir” (releasing October 1, 2017). Kirkus Reviews calls it “a warm, engaging read about the ways in which memory distorts our understanding of family.” Her work has also appeared in the New York Times (Modern Love) and elsewhere. Harrigan will be reading at Literati in […]

Fitness Guru Becomes Author to Share His Life Story and Healthy Outlook

From scrubbing floors and fitness equipment to managing the day-to-day operations of big-box clubs, Dean Mitchell has held pretty much every job in his career as a health and wellness expert. Now, he’s added a new title: author. The owner of one of Downtown Northville’s successful fitness businesses, Mitchell Fitness Solutions in downtown Northville, recently […]

This Nurse Turned Author Believes Etiquette is Needed in Every Profession

Professional etiquette reaches far beyond which fork to use at a formal dinner. It is a necessity for personal and professional success. That is what author Kathleen Pagana, PhD, RN, has learned as a business etiquette expert. What makes her unique as an etiquette coach is that she partners that knowledge with her nursing background […]

A Mix of Faith, Hard Work and Family Drives This One Person Wonder

She writes. She creates public-relations strategies. She does yoga. She bakes bread. She blogs. She is a public speaker. And, sometimes, she does it all in a single day. She’s not Wonder Woman – she’s Lynne Golodner, Chief Creative Officer and Founder of Your People LLC in Huntington Woods. Golodner is being honored as a […]

Author Says Refunds Should Jumpstart a New You – Think Vacation, Self-Improvement

Getting a tax refund this year? Most Americans will receive about $3,500 from the Federal government. The question then becomes: What do you do with that money? Steve Siebold, author of How Rich People Think, and a self-made multi-millionaire who has interviewed more than 1,200 of the world’s wealthiest people, says a tax refund can […]

Too Old to Do the Job? No Way, Says This Writer

Harper Lee recently had a blockbuster announcement for the literary world – she’s publishing her first novel since her acclaimed “To Kill a Mockingbird” in 1960. At 88 years old, however, Lee is hard of hearing and suffers from macular degeneration, which has caused speculation about the novelist’s mental clarity and how much involvement she […]