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Tuscany Writeaway Scholarship
Writeaway

Tuscany Writeaway Scholarship

Books Make a Difference magazine has partnered with workshop leaders Mimi Herman and John Yewell of Writeaways and the team at Elva Resa Publishing to award a FULL SCHOLARSHIP for a military-connected woman writer to attend a weeklong writing workshop in Italy October 17-24, 2018! Applications accepted March 18-May 31, 2018. […]

Strive Publishing: Growing Community Uplifts African-American Stories & Dreams
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Strive Publishing: Growing Community Uplifts African-American Stories & Dreams

by Karen Pavlicin-Fragnito

Mary Taris, founder of Strive Publishing, has a dream to publish children’s books and young adult novels that inspire African-American youth to follow their dreams. “Students need books that are contemporary and relatable—books about families that look like them, doing things they do, or things they dream of doing,” she says. “The name Strive Publishing represents the continuous effort and resiliency it takes to turn dreams into reality.” And as her community of supporters grows, Mary is determined to do just that. […]

The CEO Book Club: Why and What They Read
Shared Experience

The CEO Book Club: Why and What They Read

by Meagan Frank

The majority of chief executive officers (CEOs) read more intentionally than the average person. The books they deem most influential—from leadership execution to poetry, and the groups with whom they discuss the books they read, vary as widely as their personalities. Traveling too frequently to participate in traditional book clubs, these CEOs find creative ways to regularly read and discuss the books that not only affect their capacity as leaders, but also expose them to “thinking from different points of view” on the road to “becoming a better human.” […]