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How to Write Your Memoirs' by Ina Hillebrandt...Makes writing your life histories fun!
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Media -- Please scroll down for press releases and story links. Ina and other Pawpress authors are available for interviews. Photos available on request. Contact Pawpress at AnnaP at for review copies, interview or photo requests.

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Note: The first reviews below are for Pawprints. Please scroll down for other Pawpress books, events and press releases  

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    Kids' Reviews

bullet     Grownups' Reviews
     (see also other releases/reviews below)
bullet     Educators' Reviews
bullet     Parents' Reviews
bullet     Media
   (See also "Grownups" above)

bullet     Environmental Organizations
 (See also "Grownups,"  "Media" above)
bullet    The Author's Mom

Pick Other Pawpress Books and Releases

Announcing New Programs/Releases from Pawpress, and reader, library and media reviews

bullet Ina's Writing Workshops -- Footprints Writing Clubs for adults
bullet New Intergenerational Program Pilot Tested at UCLA. Adaptable for other university/high school student-senior programs. Curriculum designed to:
  • Improve intergenerational communication
  • programming and facilities for seniors
  •  Provide community service credit and experience for students

Photo Gallery and Story
Press Release
Article in Not Born Yesterday

bullet Ina to appear on Women's National Book Association - LA Panel at WEHO, Sept. 28th. Details will be online soon.
bullet Ina's online and on PBS stations in Ina's Grief Lifter Workshops, part of college level online course helping families deal with loss of family members at
bullet Ina featured guest on radio podcast of Hosts John Seeley and Gary Young, for Independent Writers of Southern California -- live online May 15, 2008 at
bullet Ina appears at Dutton's Bookshop Oct. 14
Press Release: Award Winning Author and Publisher Ina Hillebrandt Spices up Memoir Workshops with Flights of Fancy

bullet Press release: Pawpress expands -- adding more subsidy titles to its traditional and sponsored book catalog. Author/President of Pawpress Ina Hillebrandt will be discussing new options at Pawpress, and navigating the subsidy press waters for authors on panel at WEHO 2007.
bullet Hillebrandt to make guest appearances as featured speaker and author at WEHO, as well as appear at her imprint's booth, Pawpress/Pawprints Literacy Plus, Booth #12F. Ina and Pawprints Players, senior writing group, to perform Spoken Word selections at Robertson Coffee HouseSee press release above, and check for details on our Pawprints Updates page.
bullet Hillebrandt invited to appear on Storytelling Panel for IWOSC, Independent Writers of Southern California. Click for more info
bullet Press Release New! Ina appears at Burbank Public Library. 65 show up, including an Emmy award winning comedy writer. Click to read sponsor Librarian Louise Paziak's comments, and attendees' reactions. (please scroll to "Book Report" after clicking and reaching new page).
bullet now featuring Grief Lifters in a segment on Aging, #17 in its "Our Families, Ourselves" program
bullet Media on the connections between Ina Hillebrandt's Grief Lifters, support group for people who have lost someone close, and Ina's Writing Writing Clubs
bullet Stories From The Heart, Vol. 1
Reader reviews online here
bullet Stories From The Heart, Vol. 2

Online reviews here reader reviews
Press Release Bestseller
Press Release: Ice Cream Social Spoken Word with Music by authors reading snippets from the book
bullet Stories From The Heart, Vol. 3
More Enchanting Tales and Imagination Tools
To Help You Write Better Memoirs
Press Release, Ice Cream Social to Launch Book

bullet Pawpress announces new book release: Sensual Spirit...poetry and thoughts from the place where body and soul meet, by Chrystine Julian.
"What a rapturous book!" Gayle Brandeis, bellwether prize winning author, "The Book of Dead Birds," and other books
Read press release. Read more about the book.
bullet How to Write Your Memoirs ... Fun Prompts that Make  Writing ... and Reading ... Your Life Stories a Pleasure! New video
Reader reviews online here reviews  
bullet Diving Boards, Jump Starts for Stories -- Or -- If You See A Man Alone On The Beach In Mexico, It Means His Wife is Upstairs, Throwing Up In The Room
Background and reader reviews
bullet picks Stories From The Heart, Vol. 2 for its a-list
Press release
bullet About Pawprints Writing Clubs (now Ina's Writing Clubs) 
bullet Press Release: Ice Cream Social
Ice Cream Social/Autograph/Readings with Music celebrating senior authors' first-time book hitting bestseller list
bullet Press Release: Pawprints Writing Club Seniors hit the stage at WEHO (West Hollywood) Book Fair 
bullet About the Pawprints Writing Clubs for Seniors
bullet About the Pawprints Writing Clubs for Kids
bullet Media story on Ina's Pawprints Writing Clubs  
bullet Press release: FUPPPS, growing quickly, moves to its own site,
bullet Announcing the birth of FUPPPS, the Federation of Unacknowledged Partnerships among Pooches, Pussycats and Sturgeons. is proud to host the organization supporting same sex NIPtuals among pets and other critters.


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