WCVX 1160 AM 3/17/2018

Our first guest is Cynthia Fabian, Literary Expert and Author. She is a writer and author of six books, living the quiet life in Venice, Florida.  She is a retired teacher of English and ELL, she has a passion for helping children learn.

Working in the inner city of New York, she found her mission to write children’s books. Her reason for writing The Counting Game is one that was important as 7% of the student population has dyscalculia.  So, it is the first book of its kind addressing a serious issue in a humorous way. Cynthia is a ghostwriter finding a way to help many people who wish to tell their stories. For more information go to her website at fabianwriter.com

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Our next guest is James Anderson’s discussing his newest novel LULLABY ROAD was just released by Crown, the second novel featuring Ben Jones. It has received raves from TheNew York Times Book ReviewThe Associated Press; Huffington Post, Shelf Awareness, Library Journal, Kirkus, Publishers Weekly, The Deseret News, and many other publications. At least two dozen newspapers have picked up The Associated Press review.  

James Anderson was born in Seattle, Washington and grew up in the Pacific Northwest. He is a graduate of Reed College, and received his MFA in creative writing from Pine Manor College. His first novel was The Never-Open Desert Diner. His short fiction, poetry, essays, and reviews have appeared in many magazines, including The Bloomsbury Review, New Letters, Solstice Magazine, and others. He currently divides his time between Colorado and Oregon.unded and ran Breitenbush Books from 1976 – 1991, a small book publishing company based in Portland, Oregon.  During his tenure, Breitenbush Books won an unprecedented three Western States Book Awards, which were juried by the renowned Robert Penn Warren, N. Scott Momaday, Elizabeth Hardwick, Jonathan Galassi and others.

Other jobs have included stints as a logger, commercial fisherman, car salesman and, briefly, truck driver. In the late 1990s Anderson co-produced the documentary film Tara’s Daughters about Tibetan women in exile, narrated by Susan Sarandon. The film won Best Documentary at the New York Film Festival in 2002. The principal photography of a second film, Zydeco By Birth, which he wrote and directed, about the history of zydeco and creole music, was completed in 2003 but was unreleased. The film is now in the permanent collection of The Smithsonian in Washington, D.C.

His debut novel, The Never-Open Desert Diner (Caraval Books; Feb. 2015) received rave reviews, including from Marilyn Stasio in The NYTimes who said “…A wondrously strange first novel by James Anderson….a voice that’s…well, high, dry and severely beautiful…Anderson is one fine storyteller.” As a result of all the raves Anderson received, Crown publishers, a division of Random House, released bought the rights from Caravel Books and released The Never-Open Desert Diner in both hardcover and paperback, and signed on Anderson for two more novels, featuring Ben Jones, the down-on-his luck truck driver whose route takes him back and forth across one of the most desolate and beautiful regions of the Utah desert. For more information go to jamesandersonauthor.com

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Radio Fairfax 09/26/2017

Cynthia Fabian is our guest and new Literary Expert and Author will discuss all of her books and why she loves writing children’s books .

“I have had epilepsy my entire life and have always had to overcome obstacles in many ways. This book and all of my books are more about making yourself the best, by keeping a positive attitude than anything else.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

She lives in Venice, Fl. and had just finished writing the book, The Counting Game.  The middle-grade fiction novel that depicts a young man with dyscalculia, which is like dyslexia in math. Funny and quick witted it also has a Double Yellow Headed Amazon Parrot as one of its protagonists!

On Amazon and also Kindle Unlimited Free. Also, find all her books on Amazon as well–please also choose your favorite charity on Amazon Smile for a donation to your own charity.

 

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Christian Talk 1160 AM 9-09-2017

Cynthia Fabian is our guest and new Literary Expert and Author will discuss all of her books and why she loves writing children’s books .

A retired teacher of English and ESL, Cynthia Fabian now speaks to audiences about overcoming obstacles and writing. An author, a ghostwriter and literary expert.  An inventor of a natural patented product that helps to eradicate bugs.

“I have had epilepsy my entire life and have always had to overcome obstacles in many ways. This book and all of my books are more about making yourself the best, by keeping a positive attitude than anything else.”

She lives in Venice, Fl. and had just finished writing the book, The Counting Game.  The middle-grade fiction novel that depicts a young man with dyscalculia, which is like dyslexia in math. Funny and quick witted it also has a Double Yellow Headed Amazon Parrot as one of its protagonists!

On Amazon and also Kindle Unlimited Free. Also, find all her books on Amazon as well–please also choose your favorite charity on Amazon Smile for a donation to your own charity.

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