Posts Tagged "WRITING & PUBLISHING"

Press – GalleyCat

»Posted on Mar 28, 2011 in Press Clippings Gallery | Comments Off on Press – GalleyCat

Press – GalleyCat

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Southern California Writers’ Conference

»Posted on Feb 23, 2010 in BLOG, Live Events & Appearances | 0 comments

The red taxi drove away, leaving me there, alone, for three days of writing, lectures, read-and-critique workshops, author panels, editor insights, networking, and the nerve-wracking one-on-ones with literary agents. Already, I wanted to board the plane back to San Francisco. Only days before, my memoir, DROP DEAD LIFE, a pregnant widow’s poignant, heartfelt, and often comic journey through death, birth, and rebirth, had been rejected, via email, by yet another literary agent. Like most rejections, there wasn’t much commentary on the actual writing, but I conjured up plenty of imaginary bashing on my own. Not feeling very poignant or comic, I dragged my horse-sized brown suitcase up to the hotel lobby check-in and gave my name. The front desk manager...

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DROP DEAD LIFE Gains Literary Interest

»Posted on Feb 21, 2010 in BLOG, DROP DEAD LIFE, My Writing Journey, Publicity, & Interviews | 0 comments

DROP DEAD LIFE, the blog, must make a shift. Despite my own insecurities as an intellectually under-stimulated mommy of four wild children, ages 2 through 12, my memoir, DROP DEAD LIFE, a pregnant widow’s poignant, heartfelt, and often comic journey through death, birth, and rebirth, has recently sparked enthusiastic literary agent interest. So, what this means, I imagine, is that my book will eventually end up in your local stores. Still difficult for me to believe, but it is going to happen. In other words, I can no longer post chapters-in-progress on my blog, for fear that you will not want to stand in line to purchase the actual book. A solution? Suggestions? The best I’ve come up with is to write about life, in the present. No longer will I...

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About Hyla Molander

»Posted on Dec 30, 2008 in BLOG, Publicity, & Interviews | 0 comments

About Hyla Molander

I had everything I had ever wanted . . . right up until that Easter Sunday dinner when my 17-month-old daughter and I watched as our beloved Erik slid down the kitchen counter and lay motionless on our white-tiled floor. Erik, 29, was a rising-star manager for Lucas Digital and a devoted husband and father.  I was a successful Northern California children’s photographer, seven months pregnant with our second child. One minute we were laughing, and thirty-five minutes later, Erik was pronounced dead. Never could I have imagined that this tragedy would teach me to live and twice intensity, but now, eight years later, I embrace each day with my new husband (Match.com) and our four children. Now, through my writing and inspirational speaking, I remind others to...

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