Come Share Your Voice & Story on “Make It Happen” and “Be A Best Seller” A Must For All Types Of Writers. . .

Hello Recovery Friends and Welcome All,

Today I’m excited to share with you a little of what I do in recovery and as an author book promoter as well. Also to share with you a great place to be as a writer of all levels. I was just a “Featured Author & Voice” on Be A Best! My book and story was lending a voice to their subscription magazine that is free to sign up for called; “Make It Happen, Voice Matters, so share yours with the World.”

If you love to write? This is a great place to subscribe to here:
It’s free to join, and you will receive an email newsletter, training, helpful information on book promoting and writing, and much more! They have really helped me as a book promoter for other authors, and helped me learn to be a better writer too! Here is a little of what they do.


Be A Best Seller
. is THE online community and inbox magazine (much cooler sounding than newsletter) for people who have a burning desire to get their message out to the world but are overwhelmed with the process of writing, publishing, and promoting a book.

Our mission, at BAB,  is to elevate the voices of entrepreneurial authors around the world by providing expert advice, tools, and resources in order to create the writing career and author’s brand they have always dreamed of having. To create a vibrant online writers community filled with insightful stories, interesting characters and lively dialog.  To have a creative space where writers, from around the globe, can come together to support each other and celebrate the craft of writing.

Words matter. It is important now, more than ever, that today’s writers share their messages far and wide. And when their words touch and change even one person’s life, a positive impact on the world is made. How fantastic is that!

We are excited to have you join us on this journey to create the writing life you’ve always dreamed of, and that you deserve.

Sign up today to receive your free weekly inbox magazine as well as the powerful interview with bestselling author, speaker, and entrepreneur Stedman Graham.

The Experts Behind This Fabulous Website!


Jennifer Carlevatti Aderhold is the Founder and CEO of, a website and inbox magazine dedicated to elevating the voices of entrepreneurial authors around the world. She is an Amazon#1  Bestselling author and digital marketing consultant.

Michaela Zanello is the Editor & Content Manager of

Before joining BAB, Michaela was a staff writer and assistant for the Internet marketing company, Rachel Rofe Enterprises. And prior to that, she worked as the web editor and hiring manager for, a directory of legal services and resources.

You can visit the site to view both Jennifer’s and Michaela’s full bio and experience. Here is my Feature Guest Author piece!

Catherine Townsend-Lyon
Author, Catherine Townsend-Lyon

Please meet this week’s Makin’ It Happen author Catherine Townsend-Lyon, a writer who is passionate about helping people recover from addiction and abuse and with her break-out book Addicted To Dimes (Confessions of a Liar and a Cheat).

As a childhood trauma and abuse survivor who lives life in recovery with the challenges of mental illness, Catherine doesn’t let her disabilities limit her as an author, writer, blogger, and advocate. 

Catherine has made an impact in the addiction and recovery communities of So. Oregon, Arizona, where she now lives, and across the Internet. And through her book, she shares her message of hope and recovery to others.

Catherine’s goal as an author and recovery speaker is to advocate and raise awareness about addiction and childhood trauma and abuse. She shares her own story of gambling and alcohol addictions so others can see that they too can recover and go on to lead healthy, balanced, and fulfilled lives.

Catherine has been featured as an Expert Blogger for Addicted Gambling on, and she was a past contributor to Recovery Social Network and featured in an article by, Columbia University titled;
“Gambling With America’s Health” by, Elaine Meyer Here
Gambling with America’s Health?
Plus, she has been a guest recovery speaker on many radio shows. 

Catherine is currently putting the finishing touches on two new books, set to be published in the fall of 2015. She continues to sponsor people in recovery from compulsive addicted gambling, along with those who suffer from mental illness and those who are the victims of childhood trauma and abuse.

You can learn more about Catherine and her work at:



**Now how cool is that? **
I am very honored and blessed to be featured on “Make It Happen.” I am always looking for more platforms to share my story, book and share a message of Hope to others from gambling addiction the disease. I want to thank Jennifer and Michaela for allowing me to share my “voice” with all her subscribers and look forward to some amazing things from “Be A Best” this year!So please go by and visit them to see all the wonderful things they do to help elevate writers to be the best they can be!

Thanks for visiting me friends, and many blessings!
Author, Catherine Townsend-Lyon


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