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In the HoodIN THE HOOD: focus on the details (2016)

     There is only one time you get to see your new neighborhood through fresh eyes and only 365 days to experience the first rain, the first blooms, and the first leaf fall. Before I am jaded by audio recognition of the flight patterns and the early morning trash pick-up, I take in all the newness and wrap my arms around the pleasures of my new hood.




Yellow launrdy drying in VernazzaCOLOR ME Italy (2022)

     Feel the magic of colors of Italy as you select Naples Yellow or Sienna and create your very own rustic town. Dip your toes into the Azure waters splashing against the Isle of Capri and peel the Cadmium Yellow rind of a lemon. The color palette of Italy moves from subtle variations in the timeworn cobblestones to the brilliant primary swatches of beach umbrellas. Explore your creative side as you select the colors and fill in the shapes of your Italy.





lundquist-front-coverThe Dictionary of Publishing Terms: What Every Writer Needs to Know (2014)

     The ‘Dictionary’ uses simple language to explain the words most often used in publishing. From ISBN and index, to gutter and greyscale, the professional terms and book elements you need to know are finally all in one place, organized as you would find them in a real book. Just start at the front cover and there’s the information – where you need it, when you need it. A workbook, dictionary, and guide all in one. This book has received nine awards.






Results-Driven Event Planning: Using Marketing Tools to Boost your Bottom Line (2011)

Certified Special Event Producer, Ingrid E. Lundquist, designs, manages and produces high profile events for corporations, non-profit organizations and government entities. For 10 years she taught event planning in the Marketing Certificate program at University of California, Davis. Since 2014 she has been an adjunct instructor at California State University Sacramento in the Meeting & Event Planning Certificate program. Results-Driven Event Planning: Using Marketing Tools to Boost your Bottom Line (2011) is the recipient of three awards including the Industry Contribution of the Year from the International Live Events Assoc.




 FIVE WEEKS IN FLORENCE, the novel (2022)

     The photos and stories you have loved on the popular blog have been retooled into a novel. Tales of wandering the cobblestone streets to the Central Market and spending an afternoon at the Uffizi Museum are joined by more stories to delight you, to make you smell the garlic, feel the sand beaches of Cinque Terre, and wrap yourself in the golden dusk of the romantic Renaissance city.







statue-david-cover-5weeksFIVE WEEKS IN FLORENCE, the audio novel (2022)

     Close your eyes and let yourself be mesmerized as someone reads aloud to you the tales of Italy as seen through Ingrid’s eyes and recorded by her hand. The vivid pictures she paints through words will make you laugh, smile, and cry… and promise to entertain and surprise. Enjoyed by women and men alike, the short stories cover topics from art history to street musicians, and her fascination with Marcello, the hunk who lives upstairs.

TOUCHING VENUS and other enticing stories (2022, short story collection)

People, places, and things… they’re what make us embrace life. Come along and meet five special men who share the same name; experience the 4th of July in the sweet little town of Sonoma, and sidle up to visitors in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence. A Japanese tour guide speaking Italian, a one-eyed house painter, and a sexy butcher in Cinque Terre are all real people you’ll encounter.

See the world through the viewfinder of an artist’s eye, and share the joy of an open heart from the observations of a curious child. A seductive blur between fact and fiction, the short stories entice you into the experience and promise to return you safely home with a new appreciation for everyday life.