SHORTCUTS MAGAZINE: THE LAWYER INTERRUPTED ISSUE

SHORTCUTS MAGAZINE: THE LAWYER INTERRUPTED ISSUE

Ever think about switching careers? Is there a dream you are dying to pursue? Looking for SHORTCUTS to get you there? This month’s issue of SHORTCUTS MAGAZINE brings you career transition advice from a lawyer-turned-artist, a lawyer-turned-novelist, and a lawyer-turned-baker, among more. But first. Let’s just address the elephant in the room. Why are we featuring a bunch of lawyers in a magazine that is supposed to be about CREATIVES? Check out the new issue of SHORTCUTS MAGAZINE and find out! xo Amy PS…

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SECRETS OF WORRY DOLLS TO BE PUBLISHED DECEMBER 2016!

SECRETS OF WORRY DOLLS TO BE PUBLISHED DECEMBER 2016!

I’ve been keeping a big secret! But I can finally share with you … “So many people are fighting for priority in my memory reel now … I keep them all out and I think only about Lu. That night we talked about the end of the Mayan calendar. I had asked her what she would do if the world as we know it was truly ending and she surprised me with her answer.  Perhaps that’s the reason I failed to tell her what I…

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Looking for SHORTCUTS?

Looking for SHORTCUTS?

  WELCOME TO SHORTCUTS MAGAZINE. The largest virtual interactive celebration of its kind, SHORTCUTS MAGAZINE shines a spotlight on some of the most interesting people we’ve met, revealing the moments of inspiration and risk-taking – the SHORTCUTS – that inspire us all! This issue of SHORTCUTS MAGAZINE features the co-founder of an internationally renowned non-profit with a story that will move you to action, a successful TV producer’s unusual big break that will inspire you to go out and grab…

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Listen To Your Mother 2016 is now live!

Listen To Your Mother 2016 is now live!

41 cities. 500 essays. 1 message. #Listen I was so honored to be part of this year’s Listen To Your Mother live reading series. The videos went live today and you will be doing yourself a huge favor to pour a tall drink and enjoy! My piece was entitled “Remember This”  – a bittersweet tale about giving up the only thing I ever wanted to be. Before I became three people’s mother. For more about what I’m up to besides…

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SHORTCUTS Magazine Launching Summer 2016!

SHORTCUTS Magazine Launching Summer 2016!

Have you heard the news? SHORTCUTS Magazine – a one-of-its-kind virtual celebration of creativity – is launching this summer! This is a project that I have been developing for years – first as Vice President with the Award-Winning web magazine Hybrid Her (later ShopFunder) recognized by ForbesWoman as a “Top Website for Women” – and later as I researched and wrote my acclaimed non-fiction debut, Lawyer Interrupted (ABA 2015). For every last entrepreneur that I have ever interviewed – there is…

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A Very Special Gift For Moms and Book Lovers Available Now!

A Very Special Gift For Moms and Book Lovers Available Now!

I am thrilled and honored to announce that Book Scents Candles has chosen a book near and dear to my heart for its May book box subscription! (Check out the end of this post for a special GIVEAWAY ANNOUNCEMENT as well!) Yes! A signed copy of Lemongrass Hope will be included in every LitRx box shipped this month! But that’s not all! Every month, the LitRx Gift Box includes a book, a candle and several other items inspired by the…

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LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER KICKS OFF THE 2016 SEASON!

LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER KICKS OFF THE 2016 SEASON!

Listen To Your Mother – the live reading series founded by blogger, Ann Imig, that has been giving motherhood a microphone since 2010 kicked off its 41-city season last weekend. I had the great honor of being part of the cast of the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania show held at the SteelStacks in historic Bethlehem, down the road from my own hometown of Allentown. Many thanks to producers, Kristina Grum and Kirsten Piccini! We laughed. We cried.   We told our…

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LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER CAST ANNOUNCEMENT!

LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER CAST ANNOUNCEMENT!

I’m over the moon to let you know that I have been cast in the 2016 production of Listen To Your Mother (Lehigh Valley)! This live reading series – founded by blogger/humorist, Ann Imig in 2010 – will hit the stage in 41 cities this spring. “The mission of each LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER production is to take the audience on a well-crafted journey that celebrates and validates mothering through giving voice to motherhood–in all of its complexity, diversity, and humor–in the…

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5 Things I’m Doing Right This Holiday Season

5 Things I’m Doing Right This Holiday Season

Believe me. No one is more surprised than me that there are enough of these things to make an actual LIST. 1. I AM EMBRACING THE ELF. I know. December 1 arrives and most of us shudder when our little cherubs announce “It’s time for the Elf on the Shelf to arrive!” But this year I’m happy to see him lurking about the house each day. The days of blind belief in Christmas magic are waning in my house with a…

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Lemongrass Hope Appears on Several “Best of” Lists for 2015!

Lemongrass Hope Appears on Several “Best of” Lists for 2015!

Last year, at this time, I was feeling a humble joy at the way my debut novel had launched into the world with such a fabulous reception. Book clubs received Lemongrass Hope with open arms and it even topped some “Best of” Lists – most notably The Literary Connoisseur’s #1 Reviewed Book of 2014. Swoon. A year later, I’m still thanking my lucky stars that new readers continue to find Lemongrass Hope daily and connect with it in such a special…

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