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THE TRAIN-OF-THOUGHT WRITING METHOD

The Train-of-Thought Writing Method

Kathi Macias

Kathi Macias is a former newspaper columnist and string reporter, as well as the author or publisher of 42 books. She has appeared on TV and radio programs, and is a popular guest speaker.

The Way We Were

The Way We Were

Dick Curtis

Actor Dick Curtis made over 230 film and television appearances during his career, including The Lone Ranger, The Gene Autry Show, and various Three Stooges films.

Winch

Winch

Paul Winchell

Ventriloquist Paul Winchell, of the TV show Winchell-Mahoney Time, was also the voice of Tigger for over 30 years.

Naked Beneath My Clothes

Naked Beneath My Clothes

Rita Rudner

Comedian, actress, and writer Rita Rudner has recorded numerous award-winning comedy specials, and has appeared frequently on The Tonight Show. She is also a recipient of a Gracie Allen Award from the American Women in Television and Radio.

Metrano's Accidental Comedy

Metrano's Accidental Comedy

Art Metrano

Actor Art Metrano, best known for playing Lt. Mauser in the Police Academy movie sequels, has appeared in dozens of TV shows and films.

Out Live, Out Laugh, Out Love

Out Live, Out Laugh, Out Love

Tina Wesson

Tina Wesson, a personal nurse from Tennessee, was the winner of the reality show Survivor: The Outback. She returned for Survivor: All-Stars in 2004.

If the South Rises Again it'll Be Over My Dead Body

If the South Rises Again it'll Be Over My Dead Body

Arnold Kane

Arnold Kane is an Emmy Award-winner who has written for numerous TV shows, including Private Benjamin, One Day at a Time, and Alice.

The ROIL System

The ROIL System

John Daly

John Daly is a newspaper and TV journalist, as well as the former host of Real TV, House Detective, and Real Money Show.

Serving in Silence

Serving in Silence

Margarethe Cammermeyer

Margarethe Cammermeyer, a 26-year veteran of the National Guard, is a gay rights activist and the author of Serving in Silence. Glenn Close portrayed her in a film of the same name.

Kreskin Confidential

Kreskin Confidential

The Amazing Kreskin

Mentalist, TV host, and live performer The Amazing Kreskin is also the author of seventeen books detailing his fascinating life and career.

COP The Truth Behind the Badge

Cop The Truth Behind the Badge

Ric Robinson

A 21-year state police veteran, Ric Robinson has appeared on Dateline, 60 Minutes, Nightline, Larry King Live, and America's Most Wanted.

Almost a Wise Guy

Almost a Wise Guy

Fran Capo

Fran Capo is a comedian, motivational speaker, voice-over artist, and holder of five world records, including the world's fastest-talking female. She has done a book signing on top of Mt. Kilimanjaro.

Fearless Parenting for the New Millennium

Fearless Parenting for the New Millennium

Dr. Helen Boehm

Dr. Helen Boehm is an authority on children's development, play and media. She was the former head of Public Responsibility and Network Standards at MTV Networks/ Nickelodeon, and the former Vice President of the Fox Children's Network.

Dancing to the Beat of the Drum

Dancing to the Beat of the Drum

Pamela Nomvete

Ethiopia-born Pamela Nomvete became a South African icon playing award-winning roles on television and in movies. In 2012, she joined the cast of Coronation Street, the world's longest-running soap opera.

NewsLady

NewsLady

Carole Simpson

Carole Simpson, broadcast journalism pioneer, was the first woman to broadcast news in Chicago and the first African-American female to anchor a newscast for a major network.

The Eco Anti-Diet

The Eco Anti Diet: Plus Confessions

Shane and Sia Barbi

The Barbi Twins are celebrity models and authors, and have been called "the sexiest twins alive." They are also active supporters of animal rights.