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Author Archives: Mayra Calvani

Mayra Calvani writes fiction and nonfiction for children and adults and has authored over a dozen books, some of which have won awards. Her stories, reviews, interviews and articles have appeared on numerous publications such as The Writer, Writer’s Journal, Multicultural Review, and Bloomsbury Review, among many others. Represented by Serendipity Literary.

Book Review: ‘Storytelling: The Indispensable Art of Entrepreneurism” by Rudy A. Mazzocchi

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Reading this book is like having your own business mentor or coach guiding you through the development of your story. Read More »

Interview with Ellen Castro, Author of ‘Spirited Leadership’

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"Did you know that emotional intelligence is up to 90% of the differential between leaders and managers?" Read More »

Book Review: ‘Christmas Romance: The Best Christmas Romance of 2013,’ by Casey Dawes, Danica Winters, Jennifer Conner, and Sharon Kleve

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As an animal lover, I really enjoyed the way the authors incorporated critters into their stories, and how the animals had a role in uniting the characters. Read More »

Book Review: ‘The Book of Thoth’ by Paul Leone

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The second volume in the Vatican Vampire Hunters series moves from London to New York city. Read More »

Interview with Deborah Rix, author of ‘External Forces’

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"I alienated some friends, ignored my family for long stretches of time, and sometimes forgot to take the kids to school. It’s the best thing I’ve ever done." Read More »

Interview with Jay D Roberts, MD, Author of ‘Break the Chains, Transforming Shame into Forgiveness’

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"I always wanted the love of my father, even just for him to like me or be proud of me." Read More »

Interview with Gabriel Valjan, Author of ‘Threading the Needle’

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"Support your local bookstore and indie publishers." Read More »

Interview with Florence Byham Weinberg, Author of ‘Anselm, a Metamorphosis’

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"When a person writes a book, the characters become very dear and very real." Read More »

Interview with Allison M. Dickson, Author of ‘Strings’

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"Horror and dark suspense/thrillers just mesh well with my brain waves." Read More »

Interview with Mike Hartner author of ‘I, Walter’

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"When my muse refuses to collaborate, experience has taught me that I need to learn something else." Read More »