Mill Park Publishing of Eagle, Idaho was created in 2003 by author Elaine Ambrose.
The company facilitates fee-based book publication and marketing for local authors
and organizes writer's retreats.







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  • Elaine Ambrose Premiere Party for "Feisty after 45" April 22 at JUMP
    Written by Elaine Ambrose

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    Written on Wednesday, 13 April 2016 05:02 in Elaine's Blog Read 155 times
  • Elaine Ambrose Premiere Party for "Feisty after 45" April 22 at JUMP
    Written by Elaine Ambrose


    Written on Saturday, 12 March 2016 05:14 in Elaine's Blog Read 257 times
  • Elaine Ambrose "Feisty after 45" Anthology is Ready!
    Written by Elaine Ambrose


    Eagle, ID – Mill Park Publishing of Eagle, Idaho announces the premiere of the anthology Feisty after 45 – The Best Blogs from Midlife Women. The book features 45 midlife authors from across the country and Canada, and topics include humor, inspiration, travel, and caregiving. More than 200 entries were received.

    Mill Park Publishing features award-winning books written by women and organizes writing retreats and creativity workshops. The company’s books have won 14 awards in the past 3 years, and a portion of the sales proceeds is donated to local charities. The anthology Little White Dress won the Bronze Medal for Women’s Issues from the Independent Publisher Book Awards program in 2012. A humorous book for women titled Midlife Cabernet won two national humor awards in 2014, and Publishers Weekly wrote that the book is “laugh-out-loud funny.” 

    Mill Park Publishing has enabled 70 women to become published authors. The company is owned by author and syndicated blogger Elaine Ambrose. Find more information at

    The paperback book Feisty after 45 retails for $12 and is available now on The eBook version is $2.99 and available soon on Amazon, Nook, KOBO, IBooks, and Google Play.

    Selected authors:

    Meryl Baer, Ventnor, NJ

    Anne Bardsley, South Pasadena, FL

    Sharon Olivia Blumberg, Chicago, IL

    Susan Swicegood Boswell, Greensboro, NC

    Sherry Briscoe, Boise, ID

    Carol A. Cassara, San Jose, CA

    Cathy Chester, Kinnelon, NJ

    Lynne Cobb, Royal Oak, MI

    Kimberly “Kimba” Dalferes, Fairfax, VA

    Bonnie Dodge, Twin Falls, ID

    Marcia Kester Doyle, Pompano Beach, FL

    Marie Murphy Duess, Newtown, PA

    Janie Emaus, Los Angeles, CA

    Susan Emerson, Corvallis, OR

    Elyse Ericsson, Boise, ID

    Karin Britt Gall, Harrisburg, OH

    Lee Gaitan, Atlanta, GA

    Stacey Gustafson, Pleasanton, CA

    Kimberly Jayne, Austin, TX

    Roxanne Jones, Brunswick, ME

    Rita Kampen, Langley, BC Canada

    Lisa Kanarek, Dallas, TX

    Teresa Bell Kindred, Edmonton, KY

    Ruth Knox, Meridian, ID

    Kristine Laco, Toronto, Canada

    Kimberly Montgomery, Incline Village, NV

    Mary-Leah Moore, Bothell, WA

    Gretchen Higgins Mullins, Boise, ID

    Heidi Naylor, Boise, ID

    Cheryl Nicholl, New Orleans, LA

    Laurie Oien, White Bear Lake, MN

    Michelle Baynes Owens, York, PA

    Kelly Hams Pearson, Parkville, MO

    Elaine Plummer, Wake Forest, NC

    Yvonne Ransel, Bristol, IN

    Betty Rodgers, Boise, ID

    Deborah Ross, Phoenix, AZ

    Candy Schulman, New York, New York

    Amy Hartl Sherman, Glen Ellyn, IL

    Terri Lehr Spilman, Carmel, IN

    Kathryn Streeter, Austin, TX

    Camille DeFer Thompson, San Ramon, CA

    Linda Wolff, Los Angeles, CA

    Roz Warren, Bala Cynwyd, PA

    Written on Tuesday, 16 February 2016 16:09 in Elaine's Blog Read 368 times
  • Elaine Ambrose New Cover for "Feisty after 45"
    Written by Elaine Ambrose

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    Written on Saturday, 19 December 2015 14:50 in Elaine's Blog Read 525 times
  • Elaine Ambrose New Year's Resolution: Attend a Retreat for Women
    Written by Elaine Ambrose
    Escape to the Idaho mountains next year for your choice of retreats for women. Four different themes focus on inner strength, writing and wellness, intensive writing programs, and hypnotic recall writing. Enjoy all activities, workshops, meals, and accommodations in two deluxe cabins next to a scenic river only an hour’s drive north of Boise.
    1.  Desire Map Retreat,  is January 22-24. This course is a guide for discovering your core desired feelings and lighting up your life and is organized and facilitated by Emily Nielsen, owner of Balance Family Fitness, wellness coach, and Desire Map Retreat Facilitator. The cost is $495 and includes lodging, all whole food meals and snacks, Desire Map Workbook, and all activities and excursions.
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    2. Writing and Wellness Retreat for Woman  is February 5-8. The retreat is organized and facilitated by Elaine Ambrose, published author, syndicated blogger, and publisher, and Emily Nielsen, owner of Balance Family Fitness and wellness coach. The cost is between $260 and $370, depending upon room selection, and includes lodging, all meals, writing workshops, yoga, meditation exercises, and healthy cuisine.
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    3. Creative Kindling Retreat for Women is April 29-May 1. The retreat is organized and facilitated by professional authors AK Turner, Christy Hovey, and Elaine Ambrose. This intensive weekend is limited to those who are serious about taking their manuscript to the next level. Spend three days in scenic Garden Valley in deluxe cabins, enjoying fantastic food and wine. This weekend will be fun, but also productive. Each attendee will develop a complete book outline, writing schedule, and choose between blog development or assistance with social media profiles. This retreat accommodates a maximum of 6 attendees. Private rooms are available for $500. The Girlfriend Getaway Suite (two twin beds) is available for $420 per person. Pricing includes meals and airport transportation. To apply, please send a brief paragraph about yourself and your proposed project to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
    4. The Hypnotic Recall Writing Workshop will be May 20-23 and additional details are to be announced. Award-winning author, syndicated columnist, workshop presenter, and TV show host Suzette Martinez Stranding brings her nationally recognized expertise to lead a limited group of women into a hypnotic recall session to enhance and inspire their writing.
    These workshops sell out early, so consider which one is right for you. Or, consider joining us for more than one! Additional retreats will be announced for the autumn months. We promise positive results and renewed energy.
    Written on Saturday, 28 November 2015 21:38 in Elaine's Blog Read 552 times

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