Ruth Kaufman

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The Spirit of Christmas
Available now at in print and Kindle. Winner of the 2012 National Indie Excellence Book Award for Self Help: Motivation!

This national award was open to all English language books including small presses, university presses, independent publishers and self-published works published in 2009, 2010 and 2011. Judges (independent indie book industry experts such as publishers, writers, editors, book cover designers and professional copywriters) selected award winners and finalists based on overall excellence of presentation.

Read more about FIND YOUR INNER FABULOUS here.

AT HIS COMMAND, set in late medieval England, won the Golden Heart® Award for Inspirational Romance. The Golden Heart® is Romance Writers of America's national contest promoting excellence in the romance genre by recognizing outstanding romance manuscripts.

My true short story "The Scrinch" was selected out of over 300 entries to be published in THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS, a St. Martin's Press fall 2011 anthology by Marley Gibson & Cecil Murphey, foreword by Debbie Macomber.

Authors Tell All podcasts Short interviews with multi-published authors about different aspects of the writing life, including:

NYT best-selling author Debbie Macomber on her "Aha!" moment...when she knew she wanted to be an author, here.

NYT best-selling YA author Simone Elkeles discusses making time for family and writing, here.

Jenna Petersen, Regency historicals and erotic romance author, talks about writing under two different names, here.

Sherrill Bodine explains how she went from writing with a partner to writing solo and got the idea for TALK OF THE TOWN, Cosmopolitan Magazine's February 2009 "Red Hot Read", here.

Visit my blog, Gainfully Unemployed, to peruse my latest adventures while pursuing writing and acting after leaving corporate America.



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