A.R. Alan, whirlwind writer of novels, screenplays, short stories and poems. Her hobbies are saving mountains and belly dancing.
1980-1990 Corporate officer, International Interior Design, New York, NY & Paris, France.
Managed a staff of 50 for a design firm dealing with exclusive clientele. Duties included marketing, finance, and customer relations.
“Do I Flaunt My Fat, Or Jump Off A Bridge?” (Gray Rabbit Publications )
“Manhattan Madness.” (Gray Rabbit Publications )
“If You Really Loved Me, You’d take Out The Garbage” (Gray Rabbit Publications) second edition
“The House of Cupcakes” (Booklocker -Publisher )
“The CB (Chocolate Brown) Social Club” (Booklocker - Publisher )
"The Mad House On Sutton Place" (Gray Rabbit Press - Publisher)
"The Flight Of Snookems" (Gray Rabbit Press - Publisher)
"Kisses To Die For" (Booklocker-Publisher)
"Fireflies" (Booklocker - Publisher)
"Fireflies Two - Vat 9" Booklocker-Publisher)
“The Big Date At The Paradise” Back To The Bronx magazine
“Hunger in Concert”, a poem published in the Foliate Oak
Published National League of American Pen women
“Starting Over After 60” in Lessons from Above: Women’s Experiences
of Sex & Self edited by Heather Larrabee
“The Picture” by B.B.Carter in The Village Rambler edited by Elizabeth Ohner
“Looking for a Female Friend” by B.B.Carter in Two Faced edited by Cheryl Dellasega
“Old” in Iliad Press
“Celebration of Faith” in Remember the Magic (International Women’s Writing Guild)
“Never Too Late” by Shayna in Playgirl
“Old” by B.B.Carter in The Red Hills Reader
“Hunger In Concert” by B.B.Carter in TFAS
Chains, Merry-Go-Round-Of-Life, Fog, Old” in Wellspring edited by Honor Moore
I have sold comedic material to Joan Rivers for public performances.
The Internet Dates From Hell, a monthly series is being considered by Playgirl Magazine.
The CB (Chocolate Brown) Social Club 2-hour original screenplay is ready and available to be filmed. (Low budget film depending on cast)
The House of Cupcakes 2-hour original screenplay is ready and available to be filmed.
Slices of Life (short story collection) by B.B.Carter
Love Is For The Birds a romance/mystery has been professionally edited, and is ready for publication.
Love Pies For Sale a romance/mystery novel is almost complete.
*The International Women’s Writing Guild (5000 member’s world-wide)
*The National League of American Pen Woman (throughout the USA)
*Sisters in Crime
The above organizations and many charitable organizations and private clubs where I’ve done reading/signings will support my efforts to sell more of my books.
I give a free writing workshop each month at a local Public Library. (6 years)
I give a free Novelist Workshop once a month in my home.(8 years and on going)
I do free book readings/signings at bookstores and private organizations.
I do writing workshops at a Barnes & Noble Bookstore
2008 - Outstanding Service Award given by the Palm Beach County Library System.
2004 – Service Award given by the Mayor of Mahwah, New Jersey for helping to save
the Ramapo Mountains in New York and New Jersey, and Sterling Forest in New York.
I received a plaque from the Mayor of Mahwah, New Jersey for having saved hundreds of thousands of acres of undeveloped mountain lands in New York and New Jersey. That land has been set up as open space in perpetuity.
● The International Women’s Writing Guild (5000 member’s world-wide)
● The National League of American Pen Women
● Sisters in Crime
The PI Women’s Club
The PI Single’s Club
2001-2005 I have given weekly/monthly lectures and book readings at bookstores, private community organizations, and charitable organizations, and have been interviewed on local radio and television to promote my ten novels, Fireflies, Fireflies Two - Vat 9, Kisses To Die For, Do I Flaunt My Fat, Or Jump Off A Bridge, Manhattan Madness, The Mad House On Sutton Place
The Flight Of Snookems, The CB (Chocolate Brown) Social Club, The House Of Cupcakes, and If You Really Loved Me, You'd Take Out The Garbage.
I conduct writing workshops at the Barnes & Noble bookstore and for the Palm Beach County Library System’s Adult Program in Boynton Beach, Florida. I lead a novel writing workshop in my home, and have received many awards from the library for my volunteer efforts.
In the past, I have been a Girl Scout and Boy Scout leader; Vice President of B’nai Brith; Vice President of Cancer Care; Vice President of Save A Life; a member of the Planning Board of Mahwah, New Jersey; a member of Bergen County’s Environmental Commission (New Jersey); President of the Taxpayers Association of Mahwah, New Jersey; and President of the Alliance for a National Forest (for which I personally saved hundreds of thousands of acres of forest land that is now designated as Open Space in perpetuity).
I am a fearless self-marketer and I’m willing to travel anywhere to promote my work. I enjoy speaking to large groups of people, and I’m also very comfortable being interviewed on television and radio.
Heidi Fleiss, a prominent sex therapist and I, are currently trying to get on TV talk shows to promote my CB Social Club Novel, and why Bordellos that service women should be legalized.
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Boynton Beach FL 33437
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International Women's Writing Guild
IWWG is a world wide organization which supports and encourages female writers.
National League of American Pen Women
NLAPW is an organization dedicated to promotion and encouragement of creative women in the fields of arts, letters and music.