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Exciting News: Gloria was honored as a
Solo Medalist Winner by New Apple Literary Services
for her book "Darkness in Paradise."
More accolades for "Danger in Deep Lake" include the Distinguished Favorite Award from the Independent Press  plus the 2018 New Apple Official Selection Award!


The Lake Elmo Farmer's Market is drawing more visitors than ever this summer. Gloria has a booth to sell and sign her books for most of the summer of 2020, starting June 20. Great home-grown vegies and many other bargains including Gloria's books - we hope to see YOU there! 


Where Women Talk is a new show with host Nadia Giordana. This episode was done in Sept. 2020: 

Gloria has made many appearances on Public TV shows such as, It’s a Woman’s World, and Generations.
She is a permanent co-host on Generations, The Round Table Edition, produced by Michael Rossberg
for SPNN TV. 



She has presented her class on Capturing Your Story for at least 50 different audiences over the past few years for book clubs, church groups, senior centers, and more. She has also presented the class for Community Education in School District 622 several times. 

Gloria continues to be part of book sales and signings events such as the Afton Strawberry Festival, Chapter 2 Book Store, the  Annual Writer’s Conference in Rosemount, MN, and more.


Another interview was done with host Nadia Giordano of Woman Vision TV, Where Women Talk. Follow the link here to watch their fascinating chat 


2019 Independent Press Award
Speaking events


Gloria is a sought-after speaker for church groups, book clubs, and specialty groups to talk about subjects including motivation, and particularly helping people learn how to write their own stories. She is available to help others learn the steps in writing a memoir. Contact Gloria at to see if she can help your organization.


Unlocking the Secrets of Successful Women


Gloria is thrilled to be included in the terrific new book, Unlocking the Secrets of Successful Women, by Joan Kennedy.  The secrets to success are shared by 40 women, including VanDemmeltraadt, and it is NOW AVAILABLE!  Just use the BUY IT NOW button provided here to be on the way to learning the secrets for success. 



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