When Your Labor of Love is a Novel – The Writer Behind the Hero

“When I first presented my manuscript to Dr. Joyce Starr, it was a diamond in the rough. Over a six -month period Dr. Starr worked tirelessly to make Old Flames into the book I always believed it could be. Joyce went the extra mile for me when I could no longer see the forest through the trees. She literally put her heart and soul into helping me maintain and amplify the voice of my novel’s protagonist. she never lost sight of the need to maintain the artistic integrity of an original manuscript.” – Arthur Samuels

Dr. Joyce Starr – Book Coach, Book Doctor & Book Publisher

Dr. Joyce Starr qualifies for the Olympics in author assistance. She is talented, creative and tireless. She treated my book as a work of art…

Selling a Photo Book to Publishers – Words Matter.

Cathy Greenblat’s uplifting Alzheimer’s photos were being exhibited throughout the US and Europe to great acclaim. She hoped to publish a companion book with a leading publisher. Photography books, however, are a hard sell, as they’re generally more expensive to produce and difficult to market.

Old Flames: Teen Bullies & Prep School Cruelty – A Young Adult Novel

Old Flames: How prep school bullying, hazing and unspeakable abuse altered a young man’s future. Gus is blessed with family wealth and opportunity. Prep school, by contrast, becomes a daily fight for survival. Bullies set his room on fire, and finally, the vicious attack…

Secondhand Smoke in Condos & Apartment Buildings. Those who claim you have no rights are wrong.

Are you choking on secondhand smoke and/or third-hand smoke? The first book on secondhand smoke in condos, co-ops and apartment buildings gives you the tools to fight back. Learn how to protect & defend yourself, loved ones & pets from this carcinogenic threat. The author explodes the myth that chain-smokers can do as they please in condos and multifamily buildings. She champions your right to clean indoor air. Law makers and state legislatures are challenged to protect babies, children and non-smoking adults where they can least defend themselves – in multifamily buildings. Volume 1 in the two-volume “green series.”

Himalayan and Dead Sea Salt Secrets Book: Turn Back the Clock

Buy on Amazon Buy on Barnes & Noble Himalayan and Dead Sea Salt Secrets by Dr. Joyce Starr. A Salty Tale Dr. Starr spins a tale that all ages will enjoy! I can see this book being picked up by National Geographic. Keep it at your fingertips.” – Yvonne Phillips, Feng Shui Expert (FSII) Seasoning […]

Condo Board Election Revolt: How Condo & HOA Board Members Fight Fair Elections

Valmore Lucier served as Chief Election Monitor under Florida’s first Condo Ombudsman, Dr. Virgil Rizzo. The lessons learned can help condo owners across the nation. He takes the reader behind the scenes to share the frustrations, challenges, and oppositions encountered during condo elections and attempts to remove board members. His book describes how condo elections should be conducted – and what some boards and their attorneys are willing to do to stay in power. It’s a must-read for anyone who wants to learn how to protect condo owners against abuse and mismanagement.

Condo Documents: What Owner-Friendly Condo Association Documents Should Include

Know thy documents! The best way to put an end to unnecessary, irritating and costly homeowner disputes is to modify and correct underlying condo association or HOA documents. But most condo owners have little idea how to read, let alone change or protect their original documents. Discover what excellent association documents should look like and how they should be written. This book was adopted by a developer based in the Northwest as an “enlightened” document template for an entire new community.

Israel: A Foreign Affair by Dr. Joyce Starr

“This is one memoir of Israel that should not be missed. Dr. Joyce Starr has written an insider’s account of Israeli life that covers all of Israeli social strata from kibbutz life to the leaders of Israel’s governments over time…through her lovely written prose you feel the same sense of discovery and adventure that she felt when she served as a kibbutz volunteer.” – Dr. Kenneth C Leiter, Amazon 5 Star Review

Israel Water Wars by Dr. Joyce Starr: A Broken Covenant Over Mid-East Waters

Dr. Joyce Starr exposes behind the scenes battles over Israeli and Middle East water policy that eventually diluted the peace process. She also illuminates the spiritual view of water set forth in sacred writings and how this legacy has shaped the current political terrain. Starr outlines essential steps Israel and her neighbors must take to prevent water shortages, pollution and famine in the future.