Greg Iles: A Writer’s Conversation

By | March 16th, 2017|

Greg Iles was born in Germany in 1960, where his father ran the US Embassy Medical Clinic during the height of the Cold War. He spent his youth in Natchez, Mississippi, and graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1983. While attending Ole Miss, Greg lived in the cabin where William Faulkner and his brothers [...]

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Granger Smith: You Don’t Choose This Life. You Are This Life…

By | December 21st, 2016|

My name is Granger Smith. Sometimes long, fancy industry bios are helpful, but other times you just need to hear from the guy who is actually living it, which makes this my True North Story®!   I was born and raised Texan, and I’m proud of that. I grew up along with 2 brothers, a [...]

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Dr. Anne McTiernan: An Appetite For Understanding

By | November 16th, 2016|

Anne McTiernan, MD, PhD, is a writer, physician, and researcher. Her coming-of-age memoir of growing up in a dysfunctional Irish-American family, Starved: A Nutrition Doctor’s Journey from Empty to Full, was published in November, 2016 by Central Recovery Press. At the age of four, Anne McTiernan is left by her mother at a boarding school. Overcome by [...]

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Doug Abrams: Be Joyful

By | September 21st, 2016|

Doug is the Founder & President of Idea Architects. He is a former editor at the University of California Press and HarperCollins where he spent a decade trying to balance truth (with a small “t”) and Relevance (with a big “R”). He comes from a publishing family and learned about ideas, books, and culture around [...]

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Lance Mackey (4X Iditarod Champ): Race To Redemption

By | September 7th, 2016|

Born and raised in Alaska, Lance Mackey grew up around dog mushing and tough times. His father, Dick Mackey, was one of the founders of the Iditarod Sled Dog Race, which was officially organized in 1973. What is the Iditarod Sled Dog Race? The ultimate endurance event comprised of a sled dog race across 1,200 [...]

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Dr. John Gottman: The Man’s Guide to Women

By | August 31st, 2016|

Dr. John Gottman is one of the most important and influential relationship therapists for the past quarter century. He has authored and/or co-authored over 40 books, including the following bestsellers:  The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work What Makes Love Last The Relationship Cure Why Marriages Succeed or Fail Raising An Emotionally Intelligent Child Co-founder of [...]

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John Willyard: Man Behind the Mic

By | August 11th, 2016|

John Willyard’s unmistakable voice is heard in a permanent exhibit on the tour of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville. He's the voice of hundreds of national commercials and can be heard on over 90 of the most dominant Country radio stations all across America! From Philadelphia to Seattle, San Diego [...]

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