Posts Tagged ‘Author’

Author Of The Shack Shares Five Tips For Dealing With Grief

What words of wisdom do you have for people who are going through grief or hardship? originally appeared on Quora – the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.. Answer by Wm Paul Young, Author of New York Times Best Seller, The Shack, on Quora: […]

Transgender Author Jenny Boylan’s Advice for Bruce Jenner | Where Are They Now? | OWN

Jennifer Finney Boylan, a transgender author and activist, reflects on the culture’s changing perception of gender. Plus, Jenny offers advice for public figures like Bruce Jenner. Find OWN on TV at http://www.oprah.com/FindOWN SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/1vqD1PN Their stories made headlines across America. “Oprah: Where Are They Now?” features updates on some of the biggest newsmakers and most […]

How ‘Ruby’ Author Cynthia Bond Realized Writing Was Her True Calling (VIDEO)

It took Cynthia Bond a full 10 years to write her debut novel, Ruby — a feat in and of itself, but especially impressive considering the fact that the author had originally intended to follow a much different career path. Years ago, Bond seemed poised to become a writer when she won a journalism scholarship […]

What Author Cynthia Bond Knows For Sure About Survival | Super Soul Sunday | Oprah Winfrey Network

Author Cynthia Bond says that as an adult, she was flooded with painful memories of sexual abuse from her childhood. She found healing in a writing class, and her work there eventually led to the idea for the novel that would take her 10 years to complete. Ruby was finally published in 2014. Find OWN […]

Night Author and Holocaust Survivor Elie Wiesel Ponders the Evils | The Oprah Winfrey Show | OWN

Original airdate: May 24, 2006 When he was 15 years old, Elie Wiesel was sent to Auschwitz. He later documented his experiences in concentration camps in the classic book ‘Night.’ In 2006, he returned to the death camp with Oprah to reflect on the staggering loss of life and search for lessons in the dark […]

Game Of Thrones Author George R.R. Martin To Raise Funds On Behalf Of Sen. Tom Udall

When you play the game of thrones, you win, you die, or you raise funds. At least that is George R.R. Martin’s new task, when the author of the popular book series A Song of Ice and Fire, the inspiration for HBO’s hit show “Game of Thrones,” hosts a fundraiser on behalf of Sen. Tom […]

Nicole Richie: Fashion Designer, Author, Actress | Who Am I | Oprah Winfrey Network

Nicole Richie identifies her most positive qualities while revealing some new found skills and interests. The series “Who Am I” delves into the universal idea of self-identity and what it means to look within oneself for insight to carry through our daily lives. SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/1vqD1PN Who Am I Delve into the universal idea of self-identity […]

‘How We Die’ Author Dies At 83

Dr. Sherwin B. Nuland, a surgeon and author who drew on more than 35 years in medicine and a childhood buffeted by illness in writing “How We Die,” an award-winning book that sought to dispel the notion of death with dignity and fueled a national conversation about end-of-life decisions, died on Monday at his home […]

Dr. Robin Smith, ‘Hungry’ Author, Explains Why She Felt Broken And How She Found Fulfillment (VIDEO)

Dr. Robin Smith is hungry. Not literally — her hunger is a figurative yearning for… something. As a licensed psychologist and regular guest on “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” Dr. Robin knew how to provide valuable guidance and counsel to others. But when it came to her own emptiness, she simply couldn’t pinpoint a solution. Then, […]