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November 2018’s Top 5 Featured Authors

J Svogar

The most popular authors on the site during November were as follows:

November 2018

1. J. Svogar

J. Svogar has been writing since she was a young child. Everything from picture books to novels, from poetry to high fantasy prose, she has tried her hand at writing. She has two novels featured here, and is working on a third, along with a set of poetry and essays about life and mental illness.

Her work tends to favor a romantic theme, along with supernatural and dark material. She does not shy away from writing darker themes, and much of her work is not meant for younger readers. Her writing has been known throughout
the online community, most notably her skill in single-story commissions, for many years.

She currently lives in Reno, Nevada, with her family, where she enjoys people-watching (particularly the weekend after Burning Man) and visiting Lake Tahoe. She is old enough to detest the question of her age, and her motto in life is “Once in a while, declare peace. It will confuse the hell out of your enemies.”

J’s author page

2. Sikivu Hutchinson

SikivuSikivu Hutchinson, Ph.D. is the author of Moral Combat: Black Atheists, Gender Politics, and the Values Wars and Godless Americana: Race and Religious Rebels. She is the founder of Black Skeptics L.A. and a senior fellow for the Institute for Humanist Studies.

Sikivu’s author page

3. Michael Arterberry

With his captivating and empowering style, Michael leaves people with the aspiration and inspiration to be better; moving from the ordinary to the extraordinary.

As a teenager, Michael was fortunate to receive guidance from positive adult role models who helped him overcome adversities and set high expectations for his future. Grateful for the role these mentors played in his own development, Michael decided to dedicate his professional life to helping people navigate the difficulties of life and launch their future into motion.

Michael’s passion in life is to help people become the best versions of themselves. He does this by living life to the fullest himself, so that others will Be Encouraged!!!

Michael’s author page

4. Doris-Maria Heilmann

doris-nva_0041-copyDoris-Maria Heilmann has more than 30 years experience in writing, publishing and book marketing consultation. She started her writing / teaching career in the field of commercial aviation. She published several books, related to aviation and also her own flight & travel magazine “USA BY AIR”, which was a great success.

Magazine and Book Publisher
Her role as a magazine publisher-editor-art-director-marketing-manager included also self-publishing of technical & non-fiction books.

At Algonquin College, she studied e-publishing / marketing, including web & graphic design, professional photography, writing for the web, editing, investigative journalism, social media and e-marketing.

Doris-Maria Heilmann has written several books on publishing and e-marketing and more than 1,600 helpful blog articles. Beside her own books, she also publishes other authors.

Doris-Maria’s author page

5. Sara Cleveland

Sara ClevelandSara Cleveland works as a web developer by day and writes by night. When not writing or working Sara is an avid reader and baseball fan. Her other hobbies include crocheting and playing card games. She lives in northeast Ohio with her husband Henry and their spoiled cat, Sox.

Sara’s author page

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