From Thought to Published Book


If you had a dream about publishing a book but don’t know how this program is for you. Free yourself from the idea that book writing isn’t for you and the fear that you are not good enough and have nothing to say. You can go from the thought of… Continue reading »

23 Years ago I stepped onto an airplane never looking back

On this day 23 years ago, I took my then 8-month-old son and bravely stepped on an airplane and went on a 13-hour flight. I had traveled through Europe growing up, France, Italy, Sweden, Denmark and so on but either by car, train or ferry but I had never been… Continue reading »

Dear Foster Parents thank you for my drive

Petra Monaco

My Foster Parents would eat their words right about now When I was 8 years old my foster parents told me in heat of their own frustrations that I would – Be nothing – Be a failure. – Be an alcoholic like my father – and yeah there is some truth to this. – Be a whore like my mother – and I don’t think she’s a whore btw Right then and there I told myself I would prove them wrong. I would not be like my parents – end of story! But it wasn’t the… Continue reading »