Featured Authors

At Write and Release Publishing, we believe in the power of stories and the voices behind them. Our mission is to provide a platform where authors can share their unique narratives with the world. Today, we celebrate the incredible success of our featured authors, whose talents and hard work have captivated readers and made a lasting impact.

John Philip S da Rocha


John Philip S. da Rocha is an actor who grew up in Munich, Germany. As a child, he spent time with his extended family in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. From 1996 to 1998, he studied acting at the Stella Adler Academy in Los Angeles. He became well-known for his role as paramedic Dimitri Papapostoulou in the TV series “112 – You Save Your Life.”

After his acting career, John Philip focused on painting and held three exhibitions in Munich between 2008 and 2011. In 2022, he published his first book, “The Tapestry of Truth: A Life Unveiled

In “The Tapestry of Truth,” readers will connect with John Philip’s honest and heartfelt writing. Each chapter offers a new insight into his life and the truths he discovered.

Join John Philip S. da Rocha-Köstring on this incredible journey and discover the truths within your own life.

Stay connected with John Philip S. da Rocha-Köstring and explore more of his works by visiting his author page and following him on social media. Don’t miss out on experiencing the world through his eyes.

Garcia Hanson


Meet Garcia Hanson-Francis, an amazing writer who fills her stories with faith, love, and positivity. For Garcia, writing is more than a job; it’s a place where she finds peace, lets her creativity fly, and turns fear into strong faith.

Garcia’s hard work and talent have earned her several awards. She has won the By Blacks People’s Choice Award three times for her great accounting skills and her inspiring writing. She also received the Waterfront People’s Choice Philanthropy Award, showing her kind heart and dedication to helping others.

Garcia Hanson-Francis invites you to dive into her inspiring stories and feel the power of faith and positivity. Stay connected with Garcia by visiting her author page and following her on social media to explore more of her wonderful works.


Join Garcia in embracing adversity, nurturing self-worth, and embarking on a journey toward a stronger, more empowered you. As you turn the pages of “Release Yourself,” you’ll find yourself nodding in recognition, finding solace in shared experiences, and uncovering the inner strength that has always been within you.

“Release Yourself” is more than just a book; it’s a movement towards self-discovery, resilience, and empowerment. Whether you’re navigating a breakup, facing a career setback, or simply seeking to unearth your true potential, this guide serves as a roadmap to personal growth and transformation.

Audra DeRidder


Audra DeRidder, a dedicated teacher from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, has always had a passion for learning and making a positive impact on the lives of young people. With a degree in Special Education, she is committed to ensuring equity in the classroom and advocating for her students. Audra lives and works in the same community where she grew up, cherishing the opportunity to give back and make a difference. When she’s not in the classroom, Audra loves exploring the natural beauty of the Upper Peninsula with her family.

In her children’s book, “Can a Person Be ‘Too Much?’ “, Audra DeRidder addresses the feelings of being “too much” through the story of Sylvie J.

Why You’ll Love “Can a Person Be ‘Too Much?’ “

This book is more than just a story; it’s a lesson in self-acceptance and empowerment. Children and adults alike will find themselves relating to Sylvie’s experiences and reflecting on their own feelings of being “too much.” Audra DeRidder’s engaging writing and heartfelt message make this a must-read for anyone seeking to understand and embrace their true selves.

“Can a Person Be ‘Too Much?’ ” invites readers to explore their own identities and realize that being “too much” is a beautiful and powerful thing. Through Sylvie’s journey, you might even discover something new about yourself.

Join Us in Celebrating Our Authors

Write and Release Publishing is proud to be home to such talented and inspiring authors. We invite you to explore their works, join their journeys, and celebrate their successes with us. Stay connected with our featured authors by visiting their author pages, following them on social media, and participating in our upcoming events.

Together, we can continue to uplift and celebrate the voices that shape our world. Thank you for being a part of the Write and Release Publishing community.