MEET NEW SAVANT/AIGNOS PROOFREADER LISA HODOROVYCH

April 1, 2019
Hi, everyone!

My name is Lisa Hodorovych. I am a new proofreader with Savant. I am truly blessed and excited to be a part of this family. 


I am from New Jersey. I am a Jersey girl, born and raised, and I am still living here freezing to death. However, one day my husband and I will find a place that is nice and warm all year round.

I am a writer, an editor, a proofreader, and a blogger. My love and passion has always been writing; however, my love for editing and proofreading started while in college. While attending Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, NJ, I worked for and interned for their literary journal, The Literary Review. I mainly filed, made copies, and sent out the new issue of the journal to our readers and contributors, but they also taught me how to edit the master copy. This is where my love for editing and proofreading started.

I loved it so much that after graduating in 2009 I tried working in the publishing industry. Unfortunately, no one was hiring at that time. After working different jobs to make ends meet, I decided, with help and persuasion from some friends and my husband, to make editing and writing more full-time. I haven’t looked back.

I also love watching movies and TV shows, baking, and spending time with my family, friends, and my husband. If you would like to learn more about me, please don’t hesitate to ask.

Sincerely,
Lisa
 

A. G. HAYES FOREVER!

March 29, 2019

My authoring career began with studying television writing at UCLA and resulted in a number of short fiction works for CBS TV and other television production companies. But it was my personal experiences gained during service with British intelligence in Eastern Europe and the Middle East that provided the raw fodder for my both my Koski and Falk, and later Kate Keenan Special Assignment series of books. 

Many readers have asked me where my characters came from. The concept came from ...


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MEET AUTHOR ELIZABETH MCKAGUE

January 30, 2019
Part of the reason why I write a book is because it needs to exist and personally, I really want to read it! I half-jokingly believe that the artist is like a puzzle with one piece missing, perhaps stolen by an unseen power, and this individual will then spend the rest of their life creating works in an effort to try to get that piece back. I’ll confess that I am a hopeless romantic and my works often display that stamp. 


I have been writing for 45 years, since I was nine. I have an MFA in C...

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HELEN R. DAVIS, AUTHOR OF "CLEOPATRA RE-IMAGINED" SERIES

January 17, 2019

Helen R. Davis has been intrigued by ancient Egypt since her teen years. She remembers reading several teen biographies on Cleopatra VII, final queen of Egypt, in high school and wondering how the story could have worked in Cleopatra’s favor.  


After graduating from college in 2009, Davis was finally able to sit down and re-imagine the story of the final queen of Egypt as a victory and not a defeat.  What follows is the Savant Books and Publications' "Cleopatra Re-Imagined" Series, which fol...

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AUTHOR OF PRINCESSES

September 20, 2018

THE PRINCESS IN MY HEAD (Aignos 2018) is my third novel, and a departure from my mysteries published so far.  I usually draw from my years as an F.B.I Special Agent for characters and plots that are full of bombs, task forces and financial crime.  In my middle grade Novel and Screenplay, I believe that Princess Aqualine and Princess Allison wanted to tell a different story – one that could entertain as well as help kids solve their own problems and respond to the problems of adults around t...


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HAWAII KAI HONORS RESIDENT POET

September 11, 2018
Hawaii Kai Retirement Center honored resident poet, Ms. Dorothy Winslow Wright, at the Monday, 10 September 2018 meeting of the Center Writer's group for her contribution to KINDRED - 2018 Savant Poetry Anthology edited by multi-award winning poet and author "Doc" Kindred. Her five contributions, "Office Black and Dusty Pink," "Water Lilies," "Genetic Strings," "Wollaston Beach" and "The Charmer" were selected from over a hundred submissions. One of nineteen poets included in the 2018 antholo...
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EDITING KINDRED - THE 2018 SAVANT POETRY ANTHOLOGY

July 10, 2018

Taking the reins of KINDRED - 2018 Savant Poetry Anthology was for me an honor. It was also a chance to wear another hat, that of a guest editor, and view the poems from a different perspective. Having taught English and Literature in bygone days, it was a refreshing experience to look thru the eyes of the poets and commit myself to the navigation of their words, images, points of view, and conclusions. 


Poetry is for me the thread that links us all. As children, the first things we recite and...


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KEITH R. REES GOES FOR ONE NIGHT IN BANGKOK

June 15, 2018
I've always been a storyteller. Even before I knew I could be a writer I loved telling stories. In summers during my college days I worked as a counselor at summer camp for kids in East Texas. Each night at bedtime in our cabin, I would sit in the middle of the floor and tell the kids science fiction stories about outer space. The kids were never so quiet until these times as they would hang on my every word. And each night after that, they would all remind me where I left off the night befor...

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DOC KRINBERG: TEACHER, POET, NOVELIST

April 28, 2018
If a carnival had passed me at 15, I probably wouldn't be here writing this.

As it is, I ended up pursuing the closest thing to that lifestyle in the late 60's and early 70's when I used to do things like hitchhike up the coast to San Francisco with five dollars in my pocket, swim nude at the Gorge in Big Sur, sleep in a cave next to a log cabin in Laurel Canyon and convince myself surfing was approximate to attending a religious function. But…after myriad dead end jobs and start and stop at...

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ROBERT FRIEDMAN: JOURNALIST/NOVELIST

March 2, 2018

     While working as a journalist for the Stars and Stripes (Darmstadt, Germany), the Athens News (Greece), the San Juan Star (Puerto Rico) and the Daily News (New York), I often felt that the deeper truths of the news stories and the people involved escaped the journalistic form. Don't get me wrong, journalism—as practiced by the truly accurate, fair-minded, determined, judicious purveyors of history's (and I'd say in many cases, good literature's) first drafts—is as impo...


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