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C.K.Gurin - Questions and Answers

What's the most useful business-related book you've ever read?
Andrew Carnegie, "How To Win Friends And Influence People"

What's your favorite non-business book?
John Keasler, "Surrounded On Three Sides"

If money were not an issue, what would you be doing right now?
Writing.

What words of advice would you give your younger self?
Start writing sooner.

What's the most creative thing you've ever done?
I wrote the personal ad which, within fifteen minutes of our introduction, prompted the man I had just met to ask me to marry him. I write VERY well. We're still happily married.

Which founders or startups do you most admire?
James Donovan Halliday a.k.a. Anorak: creator of OASIS.

What's your super power?
I can converse with Bearcats.

What's the best way for people to get in touch with you?
Send me an email.

What words of wisdom do you live by?
The words uttered by George Burns in his droll portrayal of God in the movie, "Oh, God!" Burns, (portraying God in temporary human form) suggested "...try not to hurt each other. There's been enough of that. It really gets in the way."

What aspects of your work are you most passionate about?
I don't simply write the story, I get to live the story as I write it. It's the ultimate adventure.

What was the most impactful class you took in school?
I recall being bored to death with Humanities in college, but my fourth grade teacher taught me how to read with expression, and that's one of the best lessons a teacher has ever imparted. But my Dad stopped reading bedtime stories to me when I suggested it.

What's something you wish you had done years earlier?
Wait...I'll make a list...

What's an obstacle you've overcome?
Shyness.

ABOUT C.K.Gurin:

AUTHOR / EDITOR
BOOK WRITING COACH
BOOK PUBLISHING STRATEGIST

C.K.Gurin, a native Floridian and former resident of Rome and Milan, Italy, and Zug, Switzerland, (just outside Zurich) has been featured in multiple publications, including the Miami Herald and Wall Street Journal for creative marketing. She holds a real estate Brokers license and for many years specialized in the appraisal of multi-million dollar residential properties. Over her career she has held executive positions with The Kittendorf Company, Everglades Land and Development, The Morello Companies, The Summerland Group, and Treasure Coast Jewelers, (President). She attended Miami Dade College.

She has edited and co-written hundreds of stories in a wide variety of genres for her clients. (Romance, War, Science Fiction / Fantasy, Self-Help, Memoirs, Mystery, Adventure, Comedy, LGBTQ, etc.etc.)

She has also performed freelance voice over recordings for several years.

C.K. Gurin has also been pro-bono Managing Editor of The Bedtime-Story Literacy Project, and the award-winning children's story site, since 1996. Yahoo! proclaimed Bedtime-Story the number one children's story site on the web.

The Bedtime-Story site has also been featured by MSNBC, the BBC, MIT's Invention Dimension, and earned the Readers Digest Editors Choice Award.

A more detailed CV may be viewed by clicking HERE


ABOUT : R.N.Gurin, B.S. M.S. Ph.D.
(View his CV)

Bob Gurin has been a volunteer member of the pro-bono editing team for the Bedtime-Story Literacy Project since 1996 and The Quantum Cat since 2016.

ABOUT Bedtime-Story

Since Its Debut in 1996 - The Bedtime-Story Literacy Project has functioned as a cooperative effort, giving talented authors and illustrators, both published and unpublished, the opportunity to familiarize traditional publishers, as well as the parents of young readers, with the quality of their creative work.

The site was designed to encourage literary and artistic creativity. We mentor, and provide editing as well as encouragement, to talented authors and artists whose works will undoubtedly influence young minds. Towards that end, we also strive for artistic synergy. An illustrator's work imparts visual depth to the author's tale, and the story helps to bring an illustrator's work to life.

Bedtime-Story's primary goal is to promote literacy, and help instill a lifetime joy of reading.

Bedtime-Story supports and encourages a strong parent-child relationship. We select works for publication which are judged to be entertaining, with the intent of fostering a positive shared experience that will remain in the child's memory for years to come.

Besides, we like to read the stories ourselves...

No Registration Is Required
To Read The Stories
No Advertising Is Accepted
Bedtime-Story - Promoting Literacy
And Paying It Forward
Since 1996

 



Take a sneak peek at C.K.Gurin's newest novel,currently in progress
The Pawn Ticket


 

INFORMATION FOR PUBLISHERS:

Author C.K. Gurin is represented by the Virginia Kidd Literary Agency,
her Agent is William Reeve. (WmReeve (AT) ptd.net

The Virginia Kidd Literary Agency is one of the longest established science fiction specialized literary agencies in the world. VKA embodies half a century of rich experience in the top end of the science fiction and fantasy genres. Their client list reads like a top notch "who's-who" of science fiction: Beth Bernobich, Gene Wolfe, Anne McCaffrey, Ted Chiang, Alan Dean Foster and others set the bar very high indeed. Their authors have won Hugos, Nebulas, World Fantasy, Tiptree, National Book Award, PEN Malamud, SFWA Grandmaster, Gandalf, Locus Award, Margaret Edwards Award, IAMTW Lifetime Achievement Award (Grand Master), Rhysling Award, Author Emeritus SFWA, BSFA Award and more. They represent the best of the best. C.K. Gurin is honored to be represented by VKA.

Inquiries from Publishers should be directed to Wiliam Reeve.

 

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