Publishing my own: Coloring, Inspirational, and Cookbooks
I'm Retired! Having a good time IS my job!
RETIRED: Doing What I Want, When I Want.
“I love working with Carmen. She helps me define my true professional goals, which in turn helps me to articulate the perfect message for all my projects. She gives me direction, motivation, validation, and above all, accountability to keep moving forward.”Leslie Sarmiento
“Carmen continues to astound me with her creativity. She couples inventive thinking with tried and true results. Carmen will add a great twist to any project!”Lynn Beckwith
“Carmen really understands the publishing industry. I love working with her.”Jeff Crilley
“Carmen has a unique business model that allows the Author to efficiently produce their book while optimizing their return on investment on all the money-making activities that surround the book.”Mark Payne
“I interviewed Carmen on my “Live Line” talk show and she was a great guest! But aside from being a great guest, she also spent time helping me outline the best way to move forward in publishing, and helping my career along as a movie critic. She pointed me in the right direction for contacts, and is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to publishing and marketing.”Dr. Rus Jeffrey
About Carmen Wisenbaker
Carmen Wisenbaker is retired and the past owner of Penworth Publishing and Marketing (which was established in the year 2000). She now keeps busy publishing her own books, blogging, sightseeing, and discovering interesting tidbits about her own hometown and the beautiful state of Texas.
She loves blogging about her favorite “hole-in-the-wall” cafés, small town living topics, farmers markets, food products made in Texas, and even posting some interesting Texas sights along the way.
Her Favorite Saying…
RETIRED! And smiling all the time because I don’t have to pay attention to a word anybody is saying!
Read Carmen’s “Humble Texas Gal” blog here!
HONORS | AWARDS | APPOINTMENTS:
~ 1995 and 2006 – Business Associate of the Year with ABWA
~ 2006 – President, Women Of Vision Express Network – ABWA
~ 2006 and 2008 – Woman of the Year – WOVEN
~ 2009 to 2013 – Chair, Seminar Committee (Lake Houston Area Chamber)
~ 2010 – President, Friday Morning Networking
~ 2011 – Past President, Friday Morning Networking
~ 2011 – Local Small Business of the Year Top 3 Finalist (Lone Star College)
~ 2012 – National Small Business of the Year nominee (SBA)
~ 2012 to 2013 – Board of Director (Lake Houston Area Chamber)
~ 2012 to 2016 – Newsletter Editor – WOVEN
~ 2015 – SEO (Search Engine Optimization) Master Certification
~ 2016 – Social Media Marketing Certification
~ 2016 – Woman of the Year – WOVEN
~ 2017 – RETIRED!!!
Projects she works on when she feels like it:
A Coloring Book featuring All Things Texan,
And her inspirational “Living in the Happy” affirmation book.
A list of some of her other books (from back in the day):
“52 Ways to Become Famous [and Sometimes Infamous]”
“5 Key Steps in Becoming an Expert”
“Taking the Work Out of Networking”
“Speaking Your Way to Fame and Fortune”