Beth Barany's creative juices starting flowing early. At age seven, she wrote a book with her brother about her family's cats. From those humble beginnings, Barany has created a career around the written word, as a journalist, author and executive coach to those seriously interested in being published.
While living in Paris in the early 1990s, Barany published her first journalism article in the Paris Free Voice. Since then, she was a columnist and editor for The National Networker, and a contributing author for anthologies Writing Romance and Creativity Coaching Success Stories. She is the editor of the bestselling When I Was There, an anthology of stories about life at UC Berkeley from 1960 to 2010, and Honest Medicine: Effective, Time-Tested, Inexpensive Treatments for Life-Threatening Diseases by Julia Schopick.
Beth Barany speaks to groups all over the United States, and works with clients in the U.S., Canada and Europe offering training and tips to authors who are ready to get their writing into the world. She is the bestselling author of The Writer's Adventure Guide: 12 Stages to Writing Your Book, and Overcome Writer's Block.
She is also an award winning novelist. Her young adult fantasy novel, Henrietta The Dragon Slayer, is now available in ebook and print format.
Beth lives with her singer/songwriter, high-school physics teacher husband, Ezra Barany, and two cats, Leo and Kitty.