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Bookland Heights features Riehl’s Sightlines audio book

Mary Cunningham and Diana Black feature Janet Riehl on Bookland Heights. Wanna know how Pop is responding to all this fame? Here’s your answer.

Riehl on WITS Podcast: Internet Marketing & How to make an audio book

Three years ago I was one of Yvonne Perry’s Writers in the Sky podcasts shortly after the publication of “Sightlines: A Poet’s Diary.” Today Yvonne and I chat again on her podcast about “Sightlines: A Family Love Story in Poetry and Music” showing the miles we’ve traveled since then. This was recorded in the hospital […]

TCM’s Ernest Dempsey review of “Sightlines: A Poet’s Diary”

Sightlines Janet Grace Riehl iUniverse Inc. ISBN: 0-595-37499-9 Genre(s): Poetry Reviewed by Ernest Dempsey Death sometimes brings about a radical swing in the way the survivors look at life. Janet Grace Riehl, an award-winning author, has written a poetry book Sightlines (iUniverse Inc., Lincoln, 2006) that expresses her feelings about the beauties and frailties of […]

Audiobook “Sightlines: A Family Love Story in Poetry and Music” update: mechanical licensing completed

Good news! We’ve completed the mechanical licensing phase for the music used in the upcoming audio book “Sightlines: A Family Love Story in Poetry and Music”. Now, onward into the production phase! For those interested, the phases in creating and producing your own audiobook are: 1) creative phase: recording, editing, fileswapping, decisionmaking, “notes” back and […]

Robson Reviews Riehl’s “Sightlines: A Poet’s Diary”…(from Resident Media Pundit)

The poetry collection “Sightlines: A Poet’s Diary” by Janet Riehl is a soaring, poignant homage to family, sorrow, and the rebirth that comes with pain and loss. Written after the death of her sister in a tragic automobile accident, Riehl cobbled together her father’s mournful poems as well as her own and set out to […]

“Sightlines” graces Unitarian book group

Janet Riehl with “Sightlines: A Poet’s Diary” Marcy Burns has been a “friend of the book” since Sightlines: A Poet’s Diary” came out in 2006. She found it through Dan Poynter’s list, reviewed it, and set about becoming a friend of the book, my work, and me. On my trip to Riverside last winter [click […]

Riehl’s poetry & music on

Old Time Radio Like three other friends of mine, I’m now, Saturday, 11 a.m., to appear on Blogtalk Radio’s Authors Read program hosted by Lillian Brummet (Conscious Discussions talk radio). Folks, this is a great resource and readily available to any of you authors out there who wanna read from your books! For my show, […]

Creative Collaboration and Compassion Adventures & Blog Duet with Yvonne Perry’s Writers in the Sky

Click here to read about my Nashville trip last week. Click here to read Yvonne Perry’s report “Janet Riehl’s Nashville Visit” on Yvonne Perry’s Writers in the Sky blogspot. The Riehl Family on the Homeplace…everyone played music or wrote poetry as a matter of course. Anna Riehl, my grandmother, in foreground, wrote the poetry collection […]

Riehl’s “Sightlines” Spotlighted: Life in the Modern World on Dianne K. Salerni’s highspirited site

Dianne K. Salerni offers monthly Spotlights of Independent Author Guild books on the pages on her High Spirited site. This month’s spotlight theme features non-fiction, poetry, and contemporary fiction for Life in the Modern World “Sightlines: A Poet’s Diary” shares good company with these other Independent Author Guild Members and their books. Floyd Orr Kevin […]

Smith Magazine’s Six-word Memoir Project (as heard on NPR)…and now…Story Circle Network Podcast

Six-word memoir was hot this year. And, it’s fun as well. Some time back I phoned in my 6-word memoir: Country girl roamed. Home grazing sweetest. and my 6-word description of “Sightlines: A Poet’s Diary” A downhome family lovestory beyond death. for the May Story Circle Network Podcast. Frankly, I’d forgotten all about it. Then, […]