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Interview Questions (in no particular order):

1- You call yourself a "Jollytologist." What is that and how did you come up with that title?

2- Your first book, The Healing Power of Humor, is reaching its 40th printing and is in nine different languages. Why did you write that book?

3- That book has fourteen techniques of how readers can increase their sense of humor. Can you give us a couple of them.

4- What is the difference between "humor" and "laughter"?

5- In two of your other books, The Courage to Laugh, and, Learning to Laugh When You Feel Like Crying, you discuss the importance of humor in death, dying, and bereavement situations. Aren't those things too serious to joke about?

6- You are a popular keynote speaker at a lot of conferences. What do you tell your audiences?

7- You are also the author of a number of best-selling inspiration/motivational quotation books, What got you started writing those books?

8- Why do you believe in the power of words to change lives?

9- Can you give us some examples of how the quotations in your books have changed peopleís lives?

10- You have a remarkable story of how you found, Viva Editions, your current publisher. Please tell us how that happened.

11- What is the best way for people to use your books?

12- What got you started on your path to becoming a writer?

13- What advice would you give to aspiring writers?

14- I understand that you used to be a scenic designer for Captain Kangaroo? How has that influence your life and your writing today?

15-What's next on your publishing agenda?

16- How can people find and buy your books? How can they get ahold of you?

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