Flo DiBona


Flo DiBona was born in the Bronx, NY in the mid-1950s. She is an award-winning photographer, published author, and mixed media painter and sculptor. Flo has over 25 years of experience in enterprise information systems technology consulting, is a champion of the soap opera genre, and supports independent web series. She lives in Northern California with her husband, daughter, and two rescue cats.

Smashwords Interview

What is your writing process?
It depends on the material I am working on. Sometimes it begins with a note or two jotted down, then an outline. Other times, it just flows and I am entertaining myself as I write. I try to write every day. I also try not to make it a chore. I have several manuscripts I am working on and I often allow my mood to determine which one I dive into. As I get closer to completing a manuscript, I try to stay focused on it until it is finished. Then, I put it aside for a bit before revisiting it with a fresh set of eyes.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
I cannot remember the very first story because I began reading at a very young age. Two of the earliest books I can remember are The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling, and Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe. I remember being immediately enchanted by how what I read could completely take me out of where I was to someplace else. It was magical for me and still is.
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Where to find Flo DiBona online


Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,480. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
‘Soapers’ is the story of a social movement that emerged in April, 2011 when Disney/ABC simultaneously announced the cancellation of not one but two popular daytime soap operas, ‘All My Children’ and ‘One Life to Live.’ At first soap fans were numb and in shock. Then they got angry. ...And then they got organized.
Lefty's Day Out
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Pets ask little except to be loved and cared for. Lefty's story is one of a lost dog who ultimately finds his way back home. He is one of the very lucky ones. Lefty's story has a happy ending. But with animal abandonment at an all time high many pets are simply left to fend for themselves never finding a safe place to call home again. These animals ask little except to be loved and cared for.
The Consultant's Handbook
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,740. Language: American English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Business Management, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Computer Science
The Consultant's Handbook is a practical guide of tips and how-to's for college students, existing consultants, and those interested in the lucrative field of consulting. It offers tips on working at home, relationships, and traveling. It also contains actual stories from the trenches. Written by a Principal Consultant with over 25 years in IT, Systems Integration, and Business consulting.

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