Niki Breeser Tschirgi, author of "Growing up Alaska", is a stay-at-home mom who resides in Spokane, Washington, with her husband and six adopted kids (five still at home, ages eight through eighteen, all boys). She discovered her love for writing in the seventh grade and studied Creative Writing at the University of Idaho. Niki wrote for Blindigo Online Magazine while living in Houston, Texas, and over the years, has published several blogs such as “The Stars Are Bright—How a Northern Girl Became a Southern Woman and Everything Inbetween” and “Rock a Child’s World,” which raised awareness for adoption in Texas. Her most current blogs can be read at www.spokandyland.com and www.growingupalaska.net. To connect with Niki and learn more about life in Alaska, follow her on Facebook: www.facebook.com/growingupalaska or Twitter @nikitschirgi.
About the Book: Growing up Alaska Beginning with a family move to Alaska in March of 1982, Growing up Alaska follows the memories of Niki as she settles down and lives in the small town of Tok (pronounced Toke), Alaska, located ninety miles from the Canadian border in the interior of the state. From daily… [Read More]
Niki Breeser Tschirgi replied to the topic Starting Group for Authors to Help Promote Each Other in the forum BookWorks News & Community Announcements 1 month, 3 weeks ago
The local library is one of my favorite places to do an event. Not only are the people who come usually hardcore book lovers…but speaking at the local library has opened other event doors for me. It’s so important to build relationship and network on a local level to build your platform as an author. This is one of the most important things I…[Read more]
Brian Bird Closing Session Notes for “Connecting Writers With Hollywood 2017”
1. Thou Shalt know why before you figure out how.
If you are a writer, you need confirmation that you are supposed to do this work. If you don’t follow the call, you are selling yourself and the world short. You have a gift to give.
Why: What is your mission? You m…[Read more]