Sharon S Darrow


Sharon is an entrepreneur, having worked in family businesses for most of her life, and currently owns Travel ID Cards. Her company started off marketing the KidsTravelCard, a photo ID for children, and expanded to include other unique products, as well as custom ID cards. While offering quality products is important, Sharon feels that the most important thing her company provides is stellar customer service.

Much of Sharon's inspiration for the KidsTravelCard came from her twin grandsons. At 20 months they were diagnosed on the autism spectrum, but now at 14 they're fully integrated in school, little league, and other activities. Learning how to be supportive for the boys and their parents meant learning about autism, about how special needs children affect a family, and how important the family support system is.

Sharon is still passionate about animal rescue after more than 25 years of raising orphan kittens. She no longer fosters kittens, but still works closely with rescue groups. Sharon's first book, award winning "Bottlekatz, a Complete Care Guide for Orphan Kittens" is currently being used as a training manual for rescue groups throughout the United States and the United Kingdom.

Sharon's second book, "From Hindsight to Insight: A Traditional to Metaphysical Memoir" was originally published under the title "...and the good lord remains anonymous." It's fast, easy to read, inspirational memoir, based on the premise that there are no accidents in life. We live and learn from our experiences, then live even better. This book includes a wide array of subjects, including suicide, Hell’s Angels, bi-polar disorder, congressman, Alzheimers, kittens, ghosts, animal communications, children, autism, building a business, NAPW, reincarnation, cancer, dealing with death, business failure, business success, knife wielding hitchhikers, and more.

Sharon just released her third book, "Faces of Rescue: Cats, Kittens and Great Danes". This book has over 80 full color pictures of animals she's raised, together with their stories. First you'll say "Oohhh" when you see the pictures, then you'll smile and be touched as you get to know each special little individual. You will also learn about animal rescue, and what you might do to help the animals in need in your area.

Sharon is currently working on another new book, which she hopes to have ready for publishing in 2016. You can find her blog at

Sharon is very active in networking groups. In 2008 Sharon joined the National Association of Professional Women. She then formed the first local chapter in the nation for the group, and served as the President for 3.5 years. She was very active in the organization, but resigned to write her second book. She is now the President of the Northern California Publishers & Authors (NCPA).

Smashwords Interview

How do you approach cover design?
It's emotional impact has to reflect the book's message.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
No, but I remember reading every book or story I could get my hands on because reading has been a passion as long as I can remember. To me, reading is as important as breathing!
Read more of this interview.

Where to find Sharon S Darrow online

Where to buy in print


Faces of Rescue Cats, Kittens and Great Danes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,670. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
Every story is true, and every picture was taken by the author, for this heart-warming book. More than 80 full-color pictures of cats, kittens and great danes will cause the reader to say "Aaahhh" as soon as the book is opened. Then each story of a unique, rescued animal will tug at the heart a bit further. Anyone with an interest in animals will enjoy this book, while learning how to help.
From Hindsight to Insight: A Traditional to Metaphysical Memoir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,370. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » New Age » Meditation
Amazing true experiences from one woman's life, from suicide, Hells Angels, bi-polar disorder, families, congressman, alzheimers, kittens, ghosts, animal communication, children, autism, building a business, National Association of Professional Women, reincarnation, cancer, dealing with death, business failure, spirituality, business success, Syda Yoga, knife wielding hitchhikers, and more.
Bottlekatz A Complete Care Guide for Orphan Kittens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,760. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
A complete care guide for orphan kittens, including information on determining their ages, how to handle all basic care needs, supplies and materials needed, information on normal growth stages and routine health problems. It even includes information on how and where to get additional, hands-on assistance in raising the kittens and suggestions on how to get them into good adoptive homes.

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