A sample text widget

Etiam pulvinar consectetur dolor sed malesuada. Ut convallis euismod dolor nec pretium. Nunc ut tristique massa.

Nam sodales mi vitae dolor ullamcorper et vulputate enim accumsan. Morbi orci magna, tincidunt vitae molestie nec, molestie at mi. Nulla nulla lorem, suscipit in posuere in, interdum non magna.

Wednesday Writer Spotlight – Miki Z. Bell

Join me in welcoming a lady I met online not too long ago. Her debut, an autobiography titled A Life of Many Colors: From Israel to America has just come out and is available on Amazon.com Miki is a fascinating lady who says she’s “79 years young.” With an attitude like that how can you not want to read about her?

GO: Tell us a bit about your book.

MB: My book is an autobiography. I have had a life similar to a roller coaster ride. I thought it would be inspirational. Every person has a book within them, I wanted to share mine.

GO: What is your writing schedule like?

MB: It took me approximately three years to complete my book. During the three years I had periods that I did not write, however towards the end I would sit by my computer about eight hours a day just typing away, and not feeling
the hours pass by.

GO: Where can readers learn more about you and your work?

MB: The readers can check my web page: http://mikizbell.com, or they can e-mail me at bell321@bellsouth.net, or go to my FB page. I am now retired and am a young seventy-nine year old lady who just wrote her first book.

GO: What were the best and worst bits of writing advice you’ve ever been given?

MB: The best advice was to just start writing and also to create chapter headings, and then fill in the info. I had no worst advice.

GO: Who has inspired you in your writing?

MB: My life inspired me to share my story.

GO: Did you choose the writing profession or did it choose you?

MB: I did the writing myself, and had it edited when it was complete.

GO: What is your background?

MB: My background is quite unconventional. I was born in Israel, which was Palestine at the time in 1934. My parents were divorced when I was five and a half, was kidnapped by my father and molested by an uncle. At the age of twelve I decided to quit school and became an adult.

With a seventh grade formal education, life became my school. I worked as a seamstress, hairdresser, police officer, an air hostess, a Realtor, a business owner serving the convention industry, and a director of a homeopathic enterprise.  I was elected a Georgia Delegate to the White House Conference on Small Business during Reagan’s presidency, and on and on.

I am told that my book reads like the reader is having a conversation with me. It is an easy read and is inspirational. The reader learns that a determined mind coupled with a positive attitude can accomplish much at any age.

My story ranges from Tel Aviv to Atlanta, noting public and historic events en route.

GO: When did you “know” you were a writer?

MB: For the past fifteen years I had wanted to write my life’s story, I started several times, but stopped after the first fifteen pages. I did not know I was a writer, but am so happy to have written my book, and hear how much people enjoy reading my story.

GO: How would you describe your style of writing?

MB: I would describe my style of writing as Conversational.

GO: What is your next project?

MB: My next project is promoting my book, and networking with other authors.

You can find Miki’s book at Amazon.com

Have you ever considered writing a memoir or autobiography? Share your answers below and you may win a packet of Dead Sea Mineral Bath Salts.

Till next week,


4 comments to Wednesday Writer Spotlight – Miki Z. Bell

Leave a Reply

You can use these HTML tags

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>