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HumorOutcasts Radio – Dr. Nancy Berk Interviews HOPress founder Donna Cavanagh

November 20, 2015

hopressshbooksx2560x1440This week we turned the tables and Nancy Berk interviewed me about, publishing in today’s world HOPress-Shorehouse Books and options people have for publishing. This show gave away a lot of good info plus it was a lot of fun to do. is going to celebrate its fifth anniversary in 2016 and the growth has been a bit overwhelming–but in a good way. I love that so many writers have used us to launch writing careers and have a found a home with us for making their author dreams come true.  Please listen in, and if you have any questions, my contact info is on or you can email me at or

As for Nancy, my wonderful host for the show:  Nancy Berk, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist, author, nancyberkcomic and entertainment analyst. The host of the showbiz podcast Whine At 9, Nancy digs a little deeper as she chats with fascinating celebrities and industry insiders. Her book College Bound and Gagged: How to Help Your Kid Get into a Great College Without Losing Your Savings, Your Relationship, or Your Mind can be seen in the feature film Admission starring Tina Fey and Paul Rudd.


Please click on my name below for the interview and feel free to share.  The goal with HO and HOPress-Shorehouse Books has and will always be to help writers fulfill their dreams without emptying their pockets.


Donna Cavanagh Interview

Donna Cavanagh

Donna Cavanagh is founder of (HO) and the partner publishing company, HumorOutcasts Press which now includes the labels Shorehouse Books and Corner Office Books ( As "den mother" to the more than 100 aspiring and accomplished writers, producers, comics and authors, Cavanagh's goal is to allow creativity to flow. She is a former journalist who made an unscheduled stop into humor more than 20 years ago. Her syndicated columns helped her gain a national audience when her work landed in the pages of First Magazine and USA Today. She teaches the how-to lessons of humor and publishing at conferences and workshops throughout the country including The Philadelphia Writers' Conference and Erma Bombeck Writers Workshop. The author of four humor books, Cavanagh hopes her latest book, How to Write and Share Humor: Techniques to Tickle Funny Bones and Win Fans, will encourage writers not only to embrace their humor talents but show them off as well.

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7 Responses to HumorOutcasts Radio – Dr. Nancy Berk Interviews HOPress founder Donna Cavanagh

  1. Kathy Minicozzi
    November 20, 2015 at 8:28 pm

    Humorist, n. A writer with a strong addiction to producing laughter in readers. Basically harmless, although known, if provoked, to sting with wit.

    Great interview, Donna and Nancy!

  2. November 20, 2015 at 3:23 pm

    I must talk to you in more depth, Donna!

    • November 20, 2015 at 4:09 pm

      Ask away Diane either by email or phone. Even if you go totally independent, ask away and I will help all I can. You know I’m a fan.

  3. Deb Martin-Webster
    November 20, 2015 at 1:02 pm

    Great interview ladies! Very informative!

  4. Bill Spencer
    November 20, 2015 at 9:27 am

    For HOliday laughs
    The place to go
    Is Humor Outcasts—
    HO HO HO*

    * HumorOutcasts Press

    HO Press: “Add some jolly to your holly.”

    • November 20, 2015 at 4:10 pm

      Oh Bill, wait until you see our holiday card post! LOL

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