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HumorOutcasts Radio – Interview with Doreen McGettigan

March 4, 2016

strangerreclinerThis week, my guest was writer and author Doreen McGettigan.  Doreen has written for several Philadelphia area newspapers and magazines.She is a freelance journalist, award winning blogger, content writer,ghostwriter, speaker and an author. Until recently she worked as a caregiver forthe elderly most of whom are in Hospice Care.

She is the author of several books including Bristol boyz Stomp  and her latest The Stranger in my Recliner a memoir about her experience when her family took in a homeless elderly woman.

She is an active member of and sits on the board of The Press Club of PA (w/National Press Club doreenphotoaffiliation), the chairperson and facilitator of the Press Club Professional Development Workshop Series, a member of the Military Writers Society of America, the Nonfiction Authors Association, Lower Bucks Creative Writers and Hot Penz. She is an instructor at Delaware County Community College.

She is an outspoken advocate for the elderly who are often victimized and too embarrassed to report the crime, an advocate for all victims of crime (former board member for the Network of Victims Assistance [NOVA,] Pennsylvania’s largest comprehensive victim service organization. Doreen also works to raise awareness of and to end the stigma surrounding mental illness, suicide and homelessness.

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Listen to the interview by clicking on Doreen’s name below

Doreen McGettigan

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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One Response to HumorOutcasts Radio – Interview with Doreen McGettigan

  1. March 4, 2016 at 10:39 am

    Very much looking forward to listening to Doreen!

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