A molecular-biologist-turned-Buddhist-monk says altruism is the answer to many of the world's most pressing challenges. Can concern for others help solve wealth inequality, climate change and world hunger?
Diane talks with writers who’ve decided to take matters into their own hands to get their books published. We’ll learn about the many options available to those interested in self publishing.
- C.E. Petit lawyer concentrating in publishing and copyright issues
- Dan Poynter author, founder of Para Publishing
- Howie Schaffer author of the poetry collection "Not Like Everybody Else" and media officer for a public education advocacy organization
- Peyton Lewis author of the novel "Perilous Journey" and playwright
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