Defeating Fear to Help Others

My Journey of Defeating Fear to Help Others by Memoir Author Pamela Koefoed Posted by Kathleen Pooler/@kathypooler with Pamela Koefoed/@JoyRideBook   Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway
- John Wayne So often when we write a memoir, the story develops a life of its own and becomes a part of a larger … Continue reading Defeating Fear to Help Others

Authors, Writers, Public Speakers: Get Free Advertising and Share your Memories of Mom…In Honor of Mother’s Day

This is a busy season for my husband and me. Family, teaching, public speaking, radio interviews, and writing obligations have most everyday filled to the brim. Because I'm faced with the challenges of fitting everything into a tight schedule, I'm reaching out to writers and public speakers to help me out by writing on my … Continue reading Authors, Writers, Public Speakers: Get Free Advertising and Share your Memories of Mom…In Honor of Mother’s Day

For Readers of JoyRide, We’re Giving Away Copies, Respond by April 30th.

If you've read JoyRide: Life, Death and Forgiveness, share about your reading experience on Amazon.com or Goodreads.com to be entered in a drawing for gift copies of JoyRide. Vern and I are grateful for the dozens of readers who have already shared about their reading experience with us. The feedback has inspired us to continue reaching … Continue reading For Readers of JoyRide, We’re Giving Away Copies, Respond by April 30th.

Easter Basket Sun Shades and New Mexican Food

"Authentic New Mexican food?" the lady in line behind me with eight Easter baskets stacked in her cart, the kind made of colorful strips of bamboo, answered my request about local places to eat with a question. Vern and I had traveled through three states in two days and for a split second I forgot … Continue reading Easter Basket Sun Shades and New Mexican Food

Really Big Rocks in Moab, Utah

On day two of our Oregon to Texas travels, we stayed at the Castle View Inn, a bed and breakfast located off the beaten path, a short drive to Arches National Park. We're giving the inn a five star rating on Tripadvisor.com for its awe-inspiring vistas, charm, comfortable lodging, excellent breakfast, and the hospitality and … Continue reading Really Big Rocks in Moab, Utah

What was I Thinking?

What was I thinking? Where did I get the romantic notion about the writer’s life? Years ago, in my mind’s eye I saw an author seated in a leather office chair at her mahogany desk. Surrounded on two sides by floor to ceiling bookcases, she fashioned prose from her private room where nothing interfered with … Continue reading What was I Thinking?