Women Divulge Hilarious Edgy Secrets and True Stories in Not Your Mother’s Book . . . On Being a Woman
Exactly 56 authors from all over the US and Canada contributed 64 original contributions that have been published in the newly releasedbook, Not Your Mother’s Book . . . On Being a Woman, the lead title in the edgy new entertainment series by creators Dahlynn and Ken McKowen.
Not Your Mother’s Book is a collection of entertaining, enlightening, and motivating contributions featuring “edgy” real-life stories on a variety of subjects ranging from your deepest secrets and wildest night out to menopause and fishing.
Consisting of compelling real-life, even ‘edgy’ stories written by individuals 18 years and older, Not Your Mother’s Book contains language and situations akin to a PG-13 or TV-14 rating. Instead of death/dying, cry-your-eyes out sad selections, the stories selected focus on what’s hip, fun, modern and very-much-today type stories specifically selected for maximum education and entertainment.
Not Your Mothers Book . . . On Being a Woman
Created by Dahlynn and Ken McKowen
List $ $16.95, Canada $18.95
Print Edition ISBN: 978-1-938778-00-1
Digital Edition ISBN: 978-1-938778-01-8
Library of Congress Control Number 2012916846
Available wherever books are sold. For more information visit www.PublishingSyndicate.com
Not Your Mother’s Book is an anthology series for adults, featuring “edgy” stories on a variety of subjects ranging from your deepest secrets and wildest night out to menopause and fishing. Consisting of real-life stories written by individuals 18 years and older, NYMB is tailored for a mature-audience readership; stories may contain language and situations akin to a PG-13 or TV-14 rating. While not all stories will fall into this rating system, the series will not focus on death/dying, cry-your-eyes out sad selections, but only hip, fun, modern and very-much-today type stories specifically selected for maximum education and entertainment.
Publishing Syndicate LLC is owned by married couple Dahlynn and Ken McKowen. Dahlynn is the CEO and publisher. Ken serves as president and managing editor.
Together, the two have 60-plus years of professional writing, editing, publication, marketing and public relations experience. Full-time authors and travel writers, the two have such a large body of freelance work that when they reached more than 2,000 articles, stories, and photographs published, they stopped counting. And the McKowens are well respected ghostwriters, having worked with CEOs and founders of some of the nation’s biggest companies. They have even ghostwritten for a former President and a few California governors and elected officials.
From 1999 to 2009, Ken and Dahlynn were consultants and coauthors for Chicken Soup for the Soul, 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 also edited and ghost-created many more Chicken titles during their tenure, with Dahlynn reading more than 100,000 story submissions.
For highly acclaimed outdoor publisher Wilderness Press, the McKowen’s books include national award-winner Best of California’s Missions, Mansions and Museums; Best of Oregon and Washington’s Mansions, Museums and More; and The Wine-Oh! Guide to California’s Sierra Foothills.
Under Publishing Syndicate, the couple authored Wine Wherever: In California’s Mid-Coast & Inland Region, and are actively researching wineries for Wine Wherever: In California’s Paso Robles Region, the second book in the Wine Wherever series.