Robi Jode Press
My books for adults and children are published under the Robi Jode Press imprint, an arm of the Write It Out program. Many years in the writing, editing, publishing and marketing business allow me to now offer you that expertise with the same loving attention, creativity, intelligence and literary expertise I’ve given my own books.
Robi Jode Press is available to publish your book as a cooperative endeavor. You and I have worked together to birth your book from its inception and now Robi Jode Press will deliver it in its published form and help you put it on the internet and market it. You are part of the process at all times with professional help both in writing the book and publishing it.
Contact me so that we can discuss your project small or large, at RMillerWIO@gmail.com or 941-359-3824.
Authored by Ronni Miller
Founder and Director of the Write It Out® Program
Cocoon To ButterflyRobi Jode Press is proud to announce its newest book and textbook for the Write It Out program!!
A Metamorphosis of Personal Growth Through Expressive Writing
The author exposes the secrets of her life in Cocoon to Butterfly. She reveals the truth behind her fiction describing her path from sheltered childhood to entrepreneur adulthood through marriage, divorce, and romance culminating with an epiphany of a life quest. Disclosed are the intimate stories of others who have metaphorically experienced the pitfalls of the cocoon and success of the butterfly through the process of expressive writing. Exercises and suggestions on how to write your own cocoon to butterfly story for the purposes of personal growth are included in the book.
The new book has been endorsed by Dr. James Pennebaker, the leading authority on expressive writing in the psychology research community:"There is now compelling evidence that writing about thoughts and feelings on important events can have beneficial effects for your physical and mental health. In Ronni Miller’s new book Cocoon To Butterfly she demonstrates its power. In addition to telling her own story, Ronni offers several exercises that can be helpful for everyone. Particularly compelling are a series of stories from people who have benefited from her method. This is the kind of book that can provide personal insight to the value of writing."- James W. Pennebaker, Ph.D., author of many books including Opening Up and The Secret Life Of Pronouns: What Our Words Say About Us.
Cocoon To Butterfly is available for $18.95 plus $3.50 for shipping costs. Florida residents please add local sales tax. Please send a money order or check payable to “Write It Out” to: Write It Out, P.O. Box 704 Sarasota, FL 34230.
Dance with the ElephantsNow in its third printing, Dance with the Elephants contains sixty warm-up exercises and writing activities designed to motivate writers to tap into their own creative resources. Directions are given on how to use the senses, memory, and life experiences to write. There are essays that give advice on procrastination, persistence, and confidence; explanations of fiction and journaling; as well as vignettes from the author's life that entertain as well as encourage the writer. Dance with the Elephants is also an ideal gift for a holiday or special occasion for friends and family who want to write and need some encouragement to get started.
Free your creativity and write
Dance With The Elephants is available for $15.00 plus $3.50 for shipping costs. Florida residents please add local sales tax. Please send a money order or check payable to "Write It Out" to: Write It Out, P.O. Box 704, Sarasota FL 34230-0704
The Bread Thief
My children’s book The Bread Thief won a first place award in October, 2011 from the National League of American Pen Women. The book was originally written for my grandson. One day when I was visiting I heard him dub himself the bread thief. So, of course I had to write the book and sent it to him as a gift. “You’re right,” he said “that’s me! You have to let other people read it too.” And so I have... The Bread Thief was awarded first prize in children's books by the National League of American Pen Women in October, 2011.
This special soft cover edition of the award winning book with hand painted artwork is for sale at $12 a copy plus $2.00 for postage. Make checks payable to Write It Out and mail to Write It Out P.O. Box 704, Sarasota, FL 34230.
Eighteen of my most popular stories performed at Readings are now bound together in an 81/2 x11 collection with cover illustration of one of my paintings. The stories speak of connections with lovers and places. Female characters struggle with loss, and longing and the ironies of life. Pathos, humor and romance swirl through the stories that provide a window of insight into the human experience. Some of the stories have been published in literary journals and newspapers.
“She had returned, or was it run off to Italy, the place of her first love, at least with a country that had remained available to her, and provided her with dreams and material to write.”
-- From “Memoir Of A Displaced Person” in Domestic Shorts
Domestic Shorts, Robi Jode Press (2011), is available for $18.00. Add $3.50 postage. Please send checks payable to “Write It Out” to Write It Out, P.O. Box 704 Sarasota, FL 34230.
For more information about the books and how to purchase them,
please contact us by email: RMillerWIO@gmail.com or by telephone: 941-359-3824
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