About the Author

Did you know Hilton is also Your YouTube Mom? You can find dozens of her short videos, teaching housekeeping tips life skills to the Generation Y crowd, at bit.ly/15wMi8V. Her comedy blog can be found at jonihilton.blogspot.com. It's called Joniopolis and also includes sections on cooking and writing. Joni Hilton has written five award-winning plays, is the author of 20 books, and holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in Professional Writing from USC. She also has sold more than 100 articles to national magazines. When she was seven, her mother dragged her to the doctor to find out why she spent all her time in a closet, writing. The doctor talked to Joni for a few minutes, then told her mother, "She's a writer. Leave her alone." Hilton hosted a daily TV talk show in Los Angeles for four years, is still a TV spokeswoman across the U.S. for various corporations, and is highly in demand as a public speaker. Visit her website, jonihilton.com, for more information. You can also find Joni on Twitter: @JoniHilton. Be sure to listen to THE JONI HILTON SHOW, streaming live at blogtalk.com/jonihilton every Thursday at 2 pm PST. Speak with Joni directly on this call-in advice show. One of her comedy plays, "Does This Show Make My Butt Look Fat?" has just been accepted for publication by ArtAge. Her comedy, "Gifted," will be performed at the American Globe Theatre in Times Square, Manhattan, this Spring. Award-winning "In Bed With Chuck and Lois" will be performed January 18-19, 2013, at the Arthur Newman Theatre in Palm Desert. Her comedy, "The Christmas Triple Whammy" was just performed in Queens, New York.

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