Brenda Knight
Author Interviews

Author Interview: Brenda Knight

  I interview wellness authors to find out what makes them tick and why they write the books they do.  I call Brenda Knight my “Fairy Godmother.” And I’m not

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This is my brave

This Is My Brave Alumni Author Chat

Within our Brave family, many of our alumni storytellers are also published authors! We know that reading is such a powerful tool for recovery, so for Mental Health Month, we want to share these incredible books by inviting our alum authors to chat with us about their books. Each Wednesday in May, we’ll host #BraveDays conversations with our incredible published alumni authors.

Nita Sweeney – Columbus 2019 Alum Depression Hates a Moving Target: How Running With My Dog Brought Me Back From the Brink 

Charita Cole Brown – Baltimore 2018 Alum Defying the Verdict: My Bipolar Life 

Elise Seyfried – Philly 2018 Alum Unhaling: On God, Grace and a Perfectly Imperfect Life, Underway: Reflections On Everyday Grace, Everyday Matters, In Discovery: Thoughts on an Unfolding Life

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The Power of Story

During this pandemic, people need all the support they can get. Mango Publishing wants to share the wisdom of its authors.
“Wisdom from the Heart During These Challenging Times” is a panel discussion that welcomes inspiring authors to share their wisdom and natural talents. They also provide helpful tips and practices for implementing self-care, love, compassion, and connection.

This week is about “The Power of Story.” Our magnificent group will learn where stories come from and how they are made even greater with the narratives we add.
Come join our transcending conversation and immerse yourself in thought-provoking conversations.
The authors will take questions from the audience.

This is a virtual panel, held on Zoom. Please arrive early. To register, please email: and she will send you the link.

*The panel includes*

Kate Farrell is a storyteller, author, and librarian. She founded the Word Weaving Storytelling Project and has published numerous educational materials on storytelling. Kate is the author of “Story Power: Secrets to Creating, Crafting, and Telling Memorable Stories.”

Sherry Richert Belul, author of “Say it Now: 33 Creative Ways to Say I Love You to the Most Important People in Your Life,” is the founder of Simply Celebrate, a business dedicated to helping people live colorful, connected, creative lives of love and appreciation.

Nita Sweeney is the award-winning author of the running and mental health memoir, Depression Hates a Moving Target, and co-creator of the writing journal, You Should Be Writing. Nita founded Mind, Mood, and Movement a wellness Facebook Group.

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It Might Be Time to Party

“Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.”― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart The holidays are over.

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Driving Blind

I just read this lovely piece by Karla Crisostomo, “Congrats On All The Times You’ve Tried Even When The Outcome Felt Impossible To See.” In it she proclaims, “[F]or every

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Turning Down the Screws

“Not that the story need be long, but it will take a long while to make it short.” – Henry David Thoreau in a letter to Harrison Blake, November 16,

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If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.” — Fred DeVito I’d been running for five and a half hours through the rural countryside surrounding Xenia, Ohio. My tired

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