I am the person who will choose to pick up your book and read it to the end or start and then discard it. Why should I read your book? Is there a message or significance that is relevant? Have you constructed a story around characters and circumstances that are real and believable? Can I relate to them? I have started many books that I have never finished because the characters or circumstances are unrealistic.
Marlene Anderson, MA, LMHC, NCC - Marlene is a licensed counselor, author, speaker and retreat/workshop leader. She has worked in clinical, educational and church settings, as a college teacher and facilitator of psycho-educational classes. She has developed and delivered course material and workshops on diverse subjects including parenting, couples communication, stress management, grief and loss, and pain management.
Marlene is the author of, A Love so Great, a Grief so Deep, available on Amazon.com, and contributing author to two books: It’s a God Thing and Heaven Reaching Earth. She is completing a manuscript, From Winter to Spring, and compiling information for another book on overcoming adversity. Her book, Use Stress to Meet your Goals: 12 Steps to Understanding Stress and Turning it into a Positive Force, is available at her website. Marlene is a member of the NWCW Speakers Bureau. To read her weekly blogs and learn more about Marlene, visit her website, www.focuswithmarlene.com
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