Red River Writers and Blog Talk Radio would like to welcome Dr. Ellen Ruderman. Ellen is the author of Chasing the Red Car which focuses on a highly volatile time period. Dr. Ellen G. Ruderman is a psychoanalyst and author who has lectured at universities, libraries, medical groups, and conventions across the country. Her professional articles have been published widely. She is also the co-author of Therapies with Women in Transition: Toward Relational Perspectives with Today's Woman (International Universities Press, 2003) which explores the challenges of women's quest for autonomy and success within their professional and familial relationships. Her first novel, Chasing The Red Car, is based on her experiences of growing up in Los Angeles during the McCarthy Era. She holds a private practice in Encino, CA. For more info, visit: www.ellenruderman.com
I would also like to welcome Harvey Goodman. Harvey Goodman grew up in Los Angeles and attended the University of Colorado where he studied history and developed a love for Western literature and the great outdoors. He visited and worked in some of the West's remotest locations during his years running an oilfield vessel-buildings outfit. . In his youth, Mr. Goodman excelled as an athlete, being named the MVP of the University of Colorado football team his senior season, and he was selected as a starting guard for The Senior Bowl, The Coaches All-America Game, and The East-West Shrine Game. He was drafted by the St. Louis Football Cardinals and played in thirty-two NFL games, including the 1976 season with the Denver Broncos. Harvey is the author of Winds of Redemption and Along the Fortune Trail.