Friday, February 11, 2011

Meet The McKowen's

There are many aspects to making your living as a writer and I want to introduce you Ken and Dahlynn McKowen.

Ken and Dahlynn are Authors having many tittles to their credit (see below). Not only do they write for a living, but they provide writers with wonderful information about how to get published, where to find writing opportunities, and so many more pertinent topics. You can subscribe to their monthly Wow Principles Newsletter here. Not only can you sign up to get their monthly e-mail, but you can even go back through the past issues dating all the way back to 2005.

On a very personal note, Ken and Dahlynn have been my dear friends for years, too many to mention without making us all feel old! I wouldn't be the writer I am today without their advice, guidance, and editing. Ken and Dahlynn are the real deal and if you want to get published, don't wait, get over to their site, grab a snack and read, read, read! Better yet, write, write, write!

Find Ken and Dahlynn on Facebook and follow them on Twitter: @WineWherever.

The Formal Scoop on the McKowens:

Together, Dahlynn and Ken McKowen have 50-plus years of professional writing, editing, publication, marketing and public relations experience. Full-time authors and travel writers, when they reached more than 2,000 articles, stories, and photographs published, they stopped counting!

The McKowens have been consultants and coauthors for Chicken Soup for the Soul for the last ten years, where they collaborated with series founders Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen on several books such as Chicken Soup for the Entrepreneur’s Soul; Chicken Soup for the Soul in Menopause; Chicken Soup for the Fisherman’s Soul; and Chicken Soup for the Soul: Celebrating Brothers and Sisters. They have also edited and ghostcreated many more Chicken books for this company.

For acclaimed outdoor publisher Wilderness Press, the McKowen’s books include national award-winner Best of California’s Missions, Mansions and Museum; Best of Oregon and Washington’s Mansions, Museums and More; and The Wine-Oh! Guide to California’s Sierra Foothills. They are currently completing the first book of their new series, Wine Wherever: In California's Mid-Coast and Inland Region, and are actively researching wineries for Wine Wherever: In California's Paso Robles Region, the second book in the Wine Wherever series. If that's not enough, they are also the creators of 13 iPhone mobile winery-destinational journaling apps under the Wine Wherever brand.

The McKowens are the owners of Publishing Syndicate, which publishes travel books and also provides writing and editing services for other publishers. The duo ghostwrites for CEOs and founders of some of the nation’s biggest companies, and have even ghostwritten for a former President and a few California governors and elected officials.

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