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Wake up sleeping beauty – how we hold girls back

I have been writing furiously all week on my new book (due in October) and I wanted to share a bit with you. Its all very exciting the way topics flow into place. Here is an excerpt. Enjoy. Wake up Sleeping Beauty: Protect your daughter from sexism, stereotypes and sexualization.   by Maureen F. Fitzgerald, PhD (copyright)

Mindfulness Made Easy – Why Practice and Mediate?

Here is the Preface from my upcoming book: Mindfulness Made Easy. I am looking for beta readers so email me if you want to read the whole thing.  It's only 50 pages. I welcome any feedback! MINDFULNESS MADE EASY - 50 SIMPLE PRACTICES TO REDUCE STRESS AND CREATE CALM – FOR  TEACHERS, PROFESSIONALS AND PARENTS. PREFACE    “Simply put, mindfulness is moment-to-moment awareness. It is

Mindfulness Made Easy – I need feedback on my new book cover

Here is the Cover from my upcoming book: Mindfulness Made Easy. I am looking for beta readers so email me if you want to read the whole thing.  It's only 50 pages. I welcome any feedback! MINDFULNESS MADE EASY – 50 PRACTICES TO REDUCE STRESS AND CREATE CALM – FOR TEACHERS, PARENTS AND PROFESSIONALS The way to find peace in our stressful world is

By |November 18th, 2014|Categories: Books, Ideas & Inspiration, Mindfulness, News, Writing Tips|Comments Off on Mindfulness Made Easy – I need feedback on my new book cover

Will your book title go viral? Take this acid test

I have read so many marketing books, including the recent book: Contagious. I know how important a title can be so here is my own "acid test" to determine if a book will sell based on its title. Feel free to share it around. Its been very helpful to me recently! Does it trigger an emotion

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Why I am writing a book on raising girls

Here is why I am writing a book on raising girls in our highly sexualized society. This is my story. This book started about ten summers ago, on our family vacation. My wakeup call came on sunny peaceful afternoon dockside at the lake. My relaxing read was shattered by the ear piercing squeals of my

By |November 21st, 2013|Categories: Books, Gender, Raising Girls, Writing Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Why I am writing a book on raising girls

The future of textbooks is videos, summaries and handy guides

I recently read about free textbooks online at www.open.bccampuus.ca. As an author of a law textbook I got a bit worried. But here is my thinking about the future of my genre (non-fiction, informational and textbooks). You can find almost any information online now. Even more information will be available in the future. The "best" information

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