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Thank you, Author Learning Center, especially Nicole Baker, Suzette Conway and Michael Franchetti.  Thank you to all the writers who tuned in or told their friends to tune in.

This webinar will be presented again on Thursday, April 25, 2013  at 4:30pm Pacific Time /  7:30pm Eastern Time; please tell your friends.

 Books Referenced in Coach Teresa LeYung-Ryan’s Webinar for Author Learning Center


Bastard Out of Caroline by Dorothy Allison

Bear-ly There With Compass { the story of Compass Bear and his human friend Molly } by Mary B. French; illustrations by  Kevin Coffey

Bridget Jones’s Diary (chic lit) by Helen Fielding

Charlotte’s Web (a children’s classic) by E. B. White

Frankenstein (a classic) by Mary Shelley

Getting Old Is Murder (mystery) by Rita Lakin

Heroes Arise by Laurel Anne Hill

Husband May Come and Go, But Friends Are Forever by Judith Marshall

The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler

The Hobbit (fantasy/adventure classic) by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Last Queen (historical novel) by C. W. Gortner

Lost In Yonkers (a play) by Neil Simon

Love Made of Heart – mother-daughter novel by Teresa LeYung-Ryan

Riding Godzilla  (young adult) by P.S. Foley

She’s Come Undone by Wally Lamb

Straight Down the Middle by Margaret Davis

Where the Heart Is by Billie Letts

Wordsworth the Poet (children’s picture book) by Frances Kakugawa



A Joyful Encounter: My Mother, My Alzheimer Clients, and Me by Lynn Scott

Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

Maya Roads:

The Secret Artist – Give Yourself Permission to Let Your Creativity Shine! by Mary E. Knippel

The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts by Maxine Hong Kingston

Wisdom Has a Voice: Every Daughter’s Memories of Mother – anthology edited by Kate Farrell

Woven of Water by Luisa Adams



A Dreamer’s Guide to Cities and Streams  by Joan Gelfand

Spinning the Arrow of Time by Ruth Hoppin



Break Through the Noise: 9 Tools to Propel Your Marketing Message by Elisa Sasa Southard

Build Your Writer’s Platform & Fanbase In 22 Days: Attract Agents, Editors, Publishers, Readers, and Media Attention NOW  by Teresa LeYung-Ryan

Cat Mulan’s Mindful Musings: Insight and Inspiration for a Wonderful Life – photo/gift book by Margie Yee Webb

Correct Me If I’m Wrong: Getting Your Grammar, Punctuation, and Word Usage Right!  by Arlene Miller

Help Me Live: 20 Things People with Cancer Want You to Know by Lori Hope

How to Write a Book Proposal by Michael Larsen

My Dreams: A Simple Guide to Dream Interpretation by Angie Choi

Marriage Meeting Starter Kit  by Marcia Naomi Berger

No Red Pen: Writers, Writing Groups & Critique by Victoria A. Hudson, M.F.A.

Optimal Healing: A Guide to Traditional Chinese Medicine by Patricia Tsang, M.D.

Social Media Just for Writers: The Best Online Marketing Tips for Selling Your Books by Frances Caballo

TellTale Souls Writing the Mother Memoir: How To Tap Memory and Write Your Story Capturing Character & Spiritby Lynn Cook Henriksen

The Book Reviewer Yellow Pages: A Book Promotion Reference Guide for Authors and Small Press Publishers  by Christine Pinheiro  e-book published by

The Four Agreements:  a Practical Guide to Personal Freedom by Don Miguel Ruiz

The Plot Whisperer: Secrets of Story Structure Any Writer Can Master by Martha Alderson

The Power of Memoir by Linda Joy Myers

The Secret Artist – Give Yourself Permission to Let Your Creativity Shine! by Mary E. Knippel

The Step-by-Step Guide to Self-Publishing for Profit! Start Your Own Home-Based Publishing Company and Publish Your Non-Fiction Book with CreateSpace and Amazon by C. Pinheiro’s & Nick Russell

The Writer’s Journey: Mythic Structure for Writers by Christopher Vogler

What Color Is Your Parachute: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers by Richard Nelson Bolles

Wherever You Go, There You Are by Jon Kabat-Zinn


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Writing Coach Teresa LeYung-Ryan cares about helping fiction and nonfiction writers build their platforms and work on their craft simultaneously with ease. She is one of the top 1% most endorsed editors on LinkedIn.

Coach Teresa says: “Wear the dual hats of writer and promoter; identify your themes and archetypes to structure your manuscript and create your platform-statement. Reach out, not stress out, to materialize your dearest dreams.” for Coach Teresa’s blog and list of events; see how she helps her clients.

She is the author of:

  • Build Your Writer’s Platform & Fanbase In 22 Days: Attract Agents, Editors, Publishers, Readers, and Media Attention NOW (the workbook)
  • Love Made of Heart (the mother-daughter novel used in college composition classes)
  • Answer Me Now  (the award-winning short play)
  • speeches advocating mental health and end violence against women and children

She is creator of The Immigrant Experience Writing Contest


30th Annual Northern California Book Awards

When:  Sunday April 10, 2011, 1:00pm

Where:  Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Main Library, lower level, 100 Larkin Street (at Grove), San Francisco, CA 415-557-4277



General Nonfiction

Creative Nonfiction


Children’s Literature


My best wishes to all the nominees.


Indivisible: An Anthology of Contemporary South Asian American Poetry, edited by Neelanjana Banerjee, Summi Kaipa, and Pireeni Sundaralingam, University of Arkansas Press

Congratulations to Tamim Ansary–Afghan American writer, lecturer, editor and teacher who is the recipient of the FRED CODY AWARD FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT—COMMUNITY & LITERATURE.

Readers Bookstore will be selling books after the awards ceremony.

Author Elisa Southard tells me that Readers Cafe & Bookstore is located at Fort Mason Center, Building C, San Francisco.  I’ll visit them the next time I’m in the area.



Teresa LeYung Ryan,

author of Love Made of Heart;

author of Build Your Writer’s Platform & Fanbase In 22 Days: Attract Agents, Editors, Publishers, Readers, and Media Attention NOW

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