Gloria Lintermans

Author, Writer, Columnist


I want to share Sam's story with you. Sam is a cat without a tail. He is a breed that sports an adorable puff of white fur instead. It is a colorful picture book that is a great conversation starter between kids and parents about diversity and being accepting of everyone's differences. There's no better time to start this conversation than now.


Sam's story will change children's lives and teach them to be more accepting and kind to others.






 "Sam: The Cat Without a Tail" is a children’s picture book. Sam, the central character, is a Manx cat, and so, sports a soft puff of white fur instead of a tail. This is Sam’s story, his discovery that he is, indeed, different than most cats, his heartbreak over this discovery, and finally, how he resolves these feelings.

More than ever, we need if not an understanding, then certainly a tolerance for diversity. Parents reading this story with their children can use this it as a springboard to talk about how people come in all shapes, sizes and colors, yet each is wonderful and “right” in their own way.

 "Gloria and Marilyn have written and compiled a book filled with the personal accounts of others who are in loving relationships once again after grieving the loss of a spouse. I wish I could have found this uplifting and validating resource, which reads like a best-selling novel, when I was grieving my own spouse."


Pamela D. Blair, Ph.D., psychotherapist, author of The Next Fifty Years: A Guide for Women at Midlife and Beyond; co-author of I Wasn’t Ready to Say Goodbye.

 "The authors do a magnificent job of guiding the reader through grief, in both its emotional and pragmatic sense. This comprehensive book, which provides space for journaling one’s recovery, will undoubtedly be an enormous asset to the field of grief recover for years to come."


Pamela D. Blair, Ph.D., psychotherapist, author of The Next Fifty Years: A Guide for Women at Midlife and Beyond; co-author of I Wasn’t Ready to Say Goodbye.

 "This book offers wise and witty advice to help you successfully cope with the realities of divorce and come out the other end happier that you ever though possible."


Says Eleanor Osborne, in NEW DIVORCE GUIDE COVERS INS, OUTS AND A REAL SURVIVAL PLAN, Reviewer Daytona Beach News-Journal.

"Mixing vintage with contemporary clothes is the ultimate way to make a unique style statement. But unless you know where to shop, you can spend frustrating hours searching through heaps of cast-offs without finding a single gem. Costume designer Diana Eden and fashion columnist Gloria Lintermans have done the homework for us. RETRO CHIC is the ultimate, in-the-know, guide to finding the good stuff, in stores and on-line."


Says Jan Lindstrom, Fashion Writer, Daily Variety

 “The Secrets to Stepfamily Success will certainly lead to positive change in step and blended family members’ lives. Not only is it rich with valuable tools, learnable skills, and resources to enable a successful remarriage, but it is also inspirational as it calls everyone on the remarriage journey— whether you are considering remarriage or already experiencing step or blended family living—to action; i.e., to explore his or her own self-growth development. For those who want a lasting and happy remarried life, this book is a must-read.

“Congratulations and thank you for helping to improve the lives of millions of remarried people who are raising step and blended families!”


Paula Bisacre, CEO, Remarriage LLC, Publisher,; Creator, “On Remarriage” column, The Washington Times



Gloria Lintermans is an author and freelance writer. A former syndicated fashion columnist, her popular column, "Looking Great," appeared in English and Spanish language newspapers across the U.S. from Hawaii to New York, and worldwide from Saudi Arabia to South America.


Lintermans is the author of THE SECRETS TO STEPFAMILY SUCCESS: Revolutionary Tools to Create a Blended Family of Support and Respect, THE HEALING POWER OF GRIEF: The Journey Through Loss to Love and Laughter, THE HEALING POWER OF LOVE: Transcending the Loss of a Spouse to New Love, THE CHEAP CHIC: A Guide to LA's Resale Boutiques, the "ultimate guide to recycled fashion", forerunner of RETRO CHIC: A Guide to Fabulous Vintage and Designer Resale Shopping in North America & Online  and The Newly Divorced Book of Protocol . A fashion editor and freelance writer, she has authored numerous articles on fashion and beauty, along with a wide range of timely topics for national and local magazines.


Lintermans has appeared on national and local radio and television talk shows across the county and enjoys a reputation as an articulate, warm, and knowledgeable guest. She has hosted her own "Looking Great with Gloria Lintermans" cable television and radio shows and is a popular lecturer and commentator.


Lintermans is a member of The Authors Guild, Inc.,  and S.A.G.- A.F.T.R.A. (Screen Actors Guild American Federation of Television & Radio Artists).








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