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Anne Hart writes about books and niche news.

I love reading books. Since June 17,1959 I've been writing books, writing articles about books, writing articles about how to write books...writing more....and sometimes illustrating the covers of several of my books.

Books I have written many years ago before I retired as a freelance writer. Then again, I'm very elderly and still looking for something to write once in a while. My book titles at this date are listed at Amazon.com. I started writing June 17, 1959 and wrote nearly every day when I had the chance. It brought such joy. Now that I'm in my golden years, I'm looking for something to write about for about an hour each day. I wrote novels, nonfiction, plays, short fiction, and some poetry.


Noteworthy is that my M.A. in English/creative writing emphasized fiction writing, including poetry. My B.S. in English Education is dated 1964. Oh what fun it was to go to college in the late 1950s and early to mid 1960s, then return again for more graduate work from 1976-1979....How the courses (and tuition rates) changed over the years....fascinating. Here are some of my book titles written several years ago: And as an unknown writer, only a very, very few people ever bought any of my all print-on-demand published books. But in the 1980s, I wrote books (nonfiction) for major publishers. It's something to think about that all the books I ever wrote for mainstream publishers went out of print, but all the self-published or print-on-demand published books didn't quickly go out of print.


On the other hand, I had to pay for all the books self-published, and almost no one bought them. But even though I didn't earn any money to speak of from my books that would even pay for a good pair of shoes and a weekend vacation, on the other hand, the process of writing was joyful. The alternative? Since no alternative was ever offered, I'll never know. The result may have been the same...ending up a low-income senior citizen, nondriver, low-mobility, who's a frugal housewife growing her own tomatoes and zucchini in a tiny yard on a street near heavy traffic, and living on a tiny budget, but still love to write...now and then. And writing about another century does take one away from the air pollution and heavy traffic view, doesn't it?


Check out my historical novels if you want, such as Proper Parenting in Ancient Rome or Adventures in my Beloved Medieval Alania and Beyond, or my how-to book on playwriting with sample play, Ethno-Playography. They're listed at Amazon.com.


1.   101+ Practical Ways to Raise Funds: A Step-by-Step Guide with Answers
2. 101 Ways to Find Six-Figure Medical or Popular Ghostwriting Jobs & Clients  
3.    102 Ways to Apply Career Training in Family History/Genealogy  
4.    1700 Ways to Earn Free Book Publicity
5.    30+ Brain-Exercising Creativity Coach Businesses to Open  
6.    32 Podcasting & Other Businesses to Open Showing People How to Cut Expenses  
7. 35 Video Podcasting Careers and Businesses to Start  
8.    801 Action Verbs for Communicators  
9.  A Private Eye Called Mama Africa  
10. Ancient and Medieval Teenage Diaries
11. Anne Joan Levine, Private Eye  
12. Astronauts and Their Cats  
13. Cleopatra's Daughter  
14. Counseling Anarchists  
15. Cover Letters, Follow-Ups, Queries and Book Proposals
16. Writing, Financing, & Producing Documentaries
17. Creating Family Newsletters & Time Capsules  
18. Creative Genealogy Projects  
19. Cutting Expenses and Getting More for Less  
20. Cyber Snoop Nation  
21. Diet Fads, Careers and Controversies in Nutrition Journalism  
22. Dogs with Careers: Ten Happy-Ending Stories of Purpose and Passion  
23. Dramatizing 17th Century Family History of Deacon Stephen Hart & Other Early New England Settlers
24. Employment Personality Tests Decoded
25. Ethno-Playography  
26. Find Your Personal Adam And Eve
27. Four Astronauts and a Kitten  
28. How To Stop Elderly Abuse  
29. How Two Yellow Labs Saved the Space Program  
30. How to Interpret Family History and Ancestry DNA Test Results for Beginners  
31. How to Interpret Your DNA Test Results For Family History & Ancestry
32.  How to Launch a Genealogy TV Business Online  
33. How to Make Money Organizing Information  
34. How to Make Money Selling Facts  
35. How to Make Money Teaching Online With Your Camcorder and PC  
36. How to Open DNA-Driven Genealogy Reporting & Interpreting Businesses  
37. How to Open a Business Writing and Publishing Memoirs, Gift Books, or Success Stories for Clients  
38. How to Publish in Women’s Studies, Men’s Studies, Policy Analysis, & Family History Research  
39. How to Refresh Your Memory by Writing Salable Memoirs with Laughing Walls  
40. How to Safely Tailor Your Food, Medicines, & Cosmetics to Your Genes  
41. How to Start Engaging Conversations on Women's, Men's, or Family Studies with Wealthy Strangers  
42. How to Start Personal Histories and Genealogy Journalism Businesses  
43. How to Turn Poems, Lyrics, & Folklore into Salable Children's Books  
44. How to Video Record Your Dog's Life Story  
45. How to Write Plays, Monologues, or Skits from Life Stories, Social Issues, or Current Events  
46. Infant Gender Selection & Personalized Medicine  
47. Is Radical Liberalism or Extreme Conservatism a Character Disorder, Mental Disease, or Publicity Campaign?  
48. Job Coach-Life Coach-Executive Coach-Letter & Resume-Writing Service  
49. Large Print Crossword Puzzles for Memory Enhancement  
50. Make Money With Your Camcorder and PC: 25+ Businesses  
52. Murder in the Women's Studies Department  
54. Nutritional Genomics - A Consumer's Guide to How Your Genes and Ancestry Respond to Food  
55. One Day Some Schlemiel Will Marry Me, Pay the Bills, and Hug Me.
56. Popular Health & Medical Writing for Magazines  
57. Power Dating Games  
58. Predictive Medicine for Rookies  
59. Problem-Solving and Cat Tales for the Holidays  
60. Proper Parenting in Ancient Rome  
61. Roman Justice: SPQR  
62. Sacramento Latina  
63. Scrapbooking, Time Capsules, Life Story Desktop Videography & Beyond with Poser 5, CorelDRAW ® Graphics Suite 12 & Corel WordPerfect Office Suite 12  
64. Search Your Middle Eastern and European Genealogy  
65. Social Smarts Strategies That Earn Free Book Publicity  
66. The Beginner's Guide to Interpreting Ethnic DNA Origins for Family History  
68. The DNA Detectives  
69. The Date Who Unleashed Hell  
70. The Freelance Writer's E-Publishing Guidebook  
72. The Writer's Bible  
73. Tools for Mystery Writers  
74. Tracing Your Baltic, Scandinavian, Eastern European, & Middle Eastern Ancestry Online  
76. Verbal Intercourse  
78. Who's Buying Which Popular Short Fiction Now, & What Are They Paying?  
79. Why We Never Give Up Our Need for a Perfect Mother  
80. Writer's Guide to Book Proposals  
81. Writing 45-Minute One-Act Plays, Skits, Monologues, & Animation Scripts for Drama Workshops  
82. Writing 7-Minute Inspirational Life Experience Vignettes  
83. Writing What People Buy
84. How to Start, Teach, & Franchise a Creative Genealogy Writing Class or Club: The Craft of Producing Salable Living Legacies, Celebrations of Life, Genealogy Periodicals, Family Newsletters, Time Capsules, Biographies, Fiction, Memoirs, Ethno-Plays, Skits, Monologues, Autobiographies, Events, Reunion Publications, or Gift Books