It’s the last day of 2013 and it’s been Someday Box’s best year! Here are some of the things we accomplished this year.
- Helped half a dozen authors determine why they should write a book, what specifically that book should be about, who it should be written for, and how to make it happen by means of a Pathfinding Session and Road Map
- Coached two clients to get their books written
- Assisted three new clients get their books published in 2013
It was especially exciting to have two clients publish their books within just a couple of weeks of each other. Were we ever busy! You’ll want to check out each of their books.
First up was Simon Forder who published Fortress Scotland: The Moray Lowlands and Findhorn Valley. Fortress Scotland is a site-by-site history of fortification in Scotland. Covering the period from prehistoric times through to the 18th century Jacobite rebellions, this lavishly illustrated first volume in the series covers the Findhorn valley and Moray lowlands.
The second book published is a children’s book by Ed Kellner, Sidney the Uncommon Squirrel. The book was illustrated by Davina Kinney. Ed has four children and three stepdaughters who range in age from 35-44. He also has 15 grandchildren and one great grandchild. As a matter of fact, the names you see in Sidney, The Uncommon Squirrel are all of his grandchildren. This is just the first in a series of books Ed plans to write about Sidney.
The third book we helped get published in 2013 is written by Katie Fingerhut Heaney and her sister Lynn Fingerhut and is called Bananacondas: The Natural Method to Raise a Child Who Will Eat Anything. What happens if you let your baby eat the meals the whole family is eating? What if you let him choose from the food on his plate what he wants to eat? Sisters Katie and Lynn show that, in fact, it works just fine. Katie Heaney is a registered ad license dietitian who received her undergraduate degree in nutrition and dietetics from Saint Louis University. Lynn Fingerhut has a master’s degree in social work and has spent two decades focused on healthcare advocacy and health-related social work in the Bronx, New York, St. Louis, and Peoria, IL.
All three books are available at Amazon (those links are affiliate links). Digital versions of Sidney and Bananacondas will be available soon.
And for 2014 we’ve already plan or are working on:
- Presenting Taking the Pain & Mystery Out of Becoming an Author at the Rice Lake Public Library January 18, 2014 at 2pm
- Continuing to coach an author who hopes to publish her book this year
- Finding other authors interested in the Pathfinding Session and Road Map to help them get their books written and published
- Working with Simon Forder again on his next book in the series and possibly some brochures
- Encouraging Ed Kellner to write another Sidney book
- Hoping we can continue working with Davina on other children’s books
Do you have a book in you? Do you need some help getting it out, written, and published this year? Contact us now to get the help you need to be on our year-end list in 2014!