Independent (Self) Publishing: Process is Simple
Purple Distinctions helps you get your book out into the world. When your work is written and you feel good about the quality of the finished product, submit it to Purple Distinctions. We will move your work from manuscript to published book in the package of your choice based on how you wish to invest in your vision. And you own your entire copyright…always!
Writing Seminars and Retreats for LGBTQ People and Our Allies
Have you always wanted to write your story but couldn't find the time, or you don't know where to start? Do you start and then get stuck? Do you feel like you just need some support from like-minded writers? Now you have the opportunity to create your story in the company of other LGBTQ folks! Whether in an on-line teleseminar or webinar, or at a destination writing retreat vacation, your time has come to write!
Tell your story! Don't let our history get lost! Our lives and our words are important to share. Our young LGBTQ friends need to know on whose shoulders they stand….and why!
Dr. Ronni Sanlo is the owner of Purple Books Publishing which produces quality literature for and about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and our allies. Ronni retired from UCLA as a Senior Associate Dean of Students and professor and director of the UCLA Masters of Education in Student Affairs program. Formerly, Ronni was the director of the UCLA Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Center, the director of the University of Michigan LGBTQ Center, and an HIV epidemiologist in Florida. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida, and a masters and doctorate in education from the University of North Florida in Jacksonville. Her research and many publications focus on sexual orientation issues in education and higher education. Ronni is the founding chair of the Consortium of Higher Education Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Resource Professionals and is the originator of the award-winning Lavender Graduation, a commencement event that celebrates the lives and achievements of graduating LGBTQ college students.