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Bonnie Trachtenberg

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in New York, The United States
May 13




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September 2011


Bonnie Trachtenberg graduated from New York University with a major in Film and Television Production. She promptly found a job on a B movie you never heard of. Four days later she retired from her film career after working the craft service truck and throwing her back out while attempting to lift a man-sized coffee urn.
Realizing she was meant to be a writer, Bonnie worked 4,749 crappy jobs (give or take) on two coasts before being published in a national magazine. Her writing career then took her from the health and fitness field to the entertainment industry to journalism and public relations before she landed her dream job as Senior Staff Writer/Copy Chief at Book-of-the-Month Club. There, she wrote hundreds of book reviews and hobnobbed

Reinventing the wheel isn’t an easy thing to do, but indie authors all over the world are learning how. With book stores going out of business and many big publishers in trouble, you can be sure the next few years are going to see enormous changes in the literary world. Social marketing sites like Twitter and Facebook and sellers like Amazon have transformed everything, granting authors a direc... Read more of this blog post »
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Wedlocked: A Novel

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Bonnie Trachtenberg Thanks, Douglas. Nice to see you here!

Douglas Wickard Bonnie, thank you for friending me on Goodreads. I always enjoy seeing your tweets on Twitter!

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