Author Teri Metcalf Bags Best Autobiography Award

by Thomas McKinley

To write a compelling autobiography is a feat, as not everyone may be interested in your own life story. The challenge for an author in this genre is to make his or her memoir intriguing enough to deserve a reader’s attention. Xlibris author Teri Metcalf has pulled that off, winning in the autobiography category of […]

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Author Donald Wilson II Wins Literary Awards

by Thomas McKinley

After realizing his dream to become a published author, another up-and-coming Xlibris talent has earned feathers in his writing cap. Author Donald Wilson II gained several literary recognitions, namely the 2015 Pinnacle Book Achievement Award (winner, Adventure category) 2015 Indie Book Awards (finalist, First Novel category), and 2015 New Apple Summer E-Book Awards (best book, […]

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Xlibris Author Gets To Stand in Oprah’s Shoes

by Thomas McKinley

Xlibris-published author Joni Jacques may have achieved what many others can only wish for. She got the chance to stand in Oprah’s shoes—literally. The American media mogul has recently invited Joni to appear on the “Oprah Show” to reveal how a pair of shoes changed the latter’s life. The Indiana native said she bought the […]

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Juvenile Xlibris Author Wins 3rd Walt Whitman Award

by Thomas McKinley

Xlibris author Isabelle Scott is set to accept her third Walt Whitman Young Poets Award this year. The grade school scholar and former Long Island regional Spelling Bee champion turned Xlibris author published her first poetry book – Isabelle’s Muse: Poems of a Grade School Scholar last year and has since then garnered literary praises. She […]

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