Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Coming up in May! Author, filmmaker, and humanitarian, Ann Crawford chats with Janeane on KUCI 88.9fm

Author, filmmaker, and humanitarian, Ann Crawford. Ann is an award-winning author whose fiction focuses a compassionate eye on the lives and experiences of women from all walks of life yet sparks with humor and life.

In an interview, Ann will discuss:

Making her books as profound as they are funny

Maintaining optimism in tough times (especially now)

How she finds beauty and humor in everyday life and shares it with her readers

The inspiration behind Life in the Hollywood Lane, and her experience in talent management

Doing stand-up comedy and improv, and how that has influenced her writing

Her previous titles and being an award-winning author who has topped the Amazon bestseller list

Her approach to writing different genres, and how she challenges genre standards by pulling different elements into one title

What she’s working on now

Her most recent title Life the Hollywood Lane follows Trish, an LA actor, bereft after her best friend commits suicide. Glamorous yet tough-as-nails Hollywood is Trish's backdrop and a reflection of her life as she stumbles on through an actor's life of casting calls and premieres, rejection and acceptance. This story comes from Ann's own personal experience as a talent manager and her trademark optimism for life and love shine through in this inspiring story.

National CPR and AED (Automated External Defribrillator) Awareness Week is June 1st through 7th. Janeane will be in conversation with a cardiac arrest survivor, Steven Munatones, and Dr. Shira Schlesinger.

According to, back in 2007, the American Heart Association, the American Red Cross and the National Safety Council collaborate...