"Not everybody's going to write a book," he said. "But they can work to feel more comfortable about having a mental illness and about how to deal with it. So it's just really important to remove the stigma."
Renz’s debut novel tackles such themes as forgiveness, redemption and family. It also provides a behind-the-scenes look at a fire department... Renz’s book was a “realistic portrayal” of how racism plays out both in the city and on the staff.
“Poison Pen” is described as an absurdist tale of redemption about a depressed game show host known for his cruel on-air insults and crude behavior. Zaferos told Stingl he wrote the book in 2000, but waited 16 years before getting the courage to show friends, fellow writers or a publisher.
Zaferos will read from "Poison Pen" and take questions from Marcus Center President Paul Mathews and the audience. Everyone present will receive a copy of the book, which also becomes available that day on Amazon.
Your book is still on track for a category prize, including the Hoffer Grand Prize. The da Vinci Eye is an additional distinction, awarded to books with outstanding cover art. Approximately six books receive this award each year.
Brust is a nationally noted structural engineer who describes the process of organizing the concepts for this book as being similar to the requirements for his work in engineering. He has gathered all the necessary components and demonstrates how each one fits with the rest to provide a final template for putting ideas into action.
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Wisconsin is home to some beautiful pieces of nature that we can see every day. But what about the beauty and wonder that you can't see? "Wisconsin Underground" by Doris Green is a guide to the incredible caves, mines and tunnels hiding under the surface in our great state.