Re-discovering “Diar...

When Maralyn and I were invited to be on the marketing panel at the Santa Barbara Writer’s Conference many years ago, one of the other panelists was Cynthia Daddona, author of Diary of a Modern-Day Goddess–available from Amazon. Since the three of us had recently published our books, we were a good fit. We all had moved from snowy Connecticut to the sunny west coast, and had recently spent...

5 Reasons to Read Up on Yo...

By  Harry Parsons Your hometown – it’s a place you know better than you know any other place on earth. You know where all the back roads lead and how to score the best parking spot downtown. You know where to go for the best cheeseburger you’ve ever had and which of the little hole-in-the-wall pubs serves the best martini. You always have a ready answer when someone stops to ask for directions as...

Book Review: The State We&...

Our readers know my love affair with all things New England. I was fortunate to spend time hiking the lakes and mountains of Vermont and New Hampshire.  Growing up I spent summers by the sea on coastal Rhode Island, Cape Cod and her islands, and along the craggy coast of Maine, where I dug for clams. Now I love to dig into a novel or short stories, especially a juicy beach read. Ann Beattie’s...

Book review: Summer Secret...

I love Nantucket. Although I lived for a summer on the vineyard and many summers on the sugar white sands of old Cape Cod, Nantucket has been one of my most magical island escapes since I was 5 years old and my dad took my picture on Easy Street. Author Jane Greer, and I have much in common besides a love affair with Nantucket. We have both lived in Westport, Ct., where I grew up, and in London, England,...

Book Review: “Here&#...

Here’s to Us. A new novel by Elin HilderbrandAlthough I once spent a long summer on Martha’s Vineyard, I love Nantucket. The salty air, gray weathered “cottages,” beach roses, sugar white sand and fried clams never grow old despite the summer crowds.Similar to the story of celebrity Chef Deacon Thorpe, I also spent a perfect day on Nantucket with my father when I was a young...

6 Tips on How to Develop a...

By Edward Lin The distribution industry is becoming more important than ever. Almost every company requires help with logistics these days. The ability to deliver products in their best shape, irrespective of size or nature, is turning out to be a major business driver. Any company that is into products or services require an organized delivery module to keep its customers intact. Logistics companies can...

Why the right book reviews...

When Maralyn and I review books for Success, we are fair and positive. We leave space for readers to add their own reactions and opinions. When seeking reviewers for our books, it was important to select experts in their fields of food, travel and marketing, with successful results. We are sharing the beginning of an article featured on The Write Life by Nicola Jane as she covers so many important...

Book Review: Mystery Write...

Since I love mysteries and food, this is an  ideal book about two favorite subjects. Several usual suspects reveal their special recipes. Our team appreciates flavorful food with few ingredients, so many of the recipes inspired me to try them or to invent a new twist. You can read about my spin on Chuck Greaves cocktail called the Coconut Twist on whereandwhatintheworld. Since Maralyn and I published two...
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