Her newest memoir as of January 2016 is Three Husbands and a Thousand Boyfriends. It is about her recovery from trauma and twice surviving violent crime. It addresses her love addiction, domestic violence and post-traumatic stress stories.
Her third memoir, to be out next year, is about her spiritual transformation and recovery.
She has also:
(1) written many articles and short stories
(2) edited university curriculum
(3) developed a career of seminar presentations
As an inspirational speaker for over 30 years, she has contributed to the development of successful women for many years.
She makes her home in Scottsdale, Arizona, maintains journals, and continues to develop and motivate the Scottsdale Society of Women Writers.
Patricia added her publishing consulting business to her repertoire in 2007 as a publishing consultant/author’s partner. She helps potential authors through the maze of independent publishing with a “jump start” launch to their books. She puts the team together to make independent publishing an exciting journey.
Patricia L. Brooks Seminars, LLC features various topics on writing, publishing and marketing for the author and aspiring writer. Patricia has operated her seminar business since 1996 and continues to be available for speaking engagements. See workshops for suggested topics.
Patricia advocates with her campaign Stop the Violence against Women. She is available to speak to your group on love addiction, domestic violence, post traumatic stress and recovery.
Her Journey from Grief to Gratitude workshop that supports Gifts of Sisterhood features Patricia’s personal experience and expertise in dealing with grief.
Patricia is an active member of:
- The Scottsdale Society of Women Writers (president/founder)
- AZ Authors Association
- The Phoenix Writers Club
- Willamette Writers, OR
Patricia has been a university faculty associate affiliated with Arizona State University’s W. P. Carey School of Business and the Osher Life Long Learning Institute. She holds a Masters Degree in Organizational Management, the Advanced Toastmasters designation and was named to Who’s Who Amongst America’s Teachers.
Patricia L. Brooks brings to Brooks Goldmann Publishing Company, LLC 15 years experience teaching business courses at the university level, 25 years as a home-based business owner, 25 years as a coach and trainer and 15 years as a member of writing and publishing related organizations. She continues to learn about the industry by attending several local and national writers conferences per year.
Masters Degree in Organizational Management
President/Founder – Scottsdale Society of Women Writers
President/Owner – P. L. Brooks Seminars, LLC
Published Author – AZ Authors Association Non-fiction Award Winner
Associate Faculty – Arizona State University
Member – Phoenix Writers Club, AZ Authors Association, Willamette Writers
Earl L. Goldmann offers additional insight from his experiences as a former teacher, coach and business owner. Earl is currently writing two manuscripts and enjoys being an American History buff. Masters Degree in Education – Retired – History and Government Teacher – Oregon – Retired – Women’s Golf Coach, Men’s Basketball Coach – College and High School – Oregon Formerly employed with Laidlaw Brothers of River Forest, IL and The American Book Company of Cincinnati, OH
They are knowledgeable in all facets of publishing having spent several years learning their craft together as a partnership before launching Brooks Goldmann Publishing Company, LLC.
Earl will be publishing his memoir Bounce Back in the summer of 2017. A book of recovery from life’s adversities.