A broad-ranging media career:
Created Satellite Sisters, a nationally-syndicated radio show, with her four real life sisters. Satellite Sisters, distributed by ABC, reached a million listeners a week and won 9 Gracie Allen Awards for Excellence in Women’s Media. Multi-platform extension include a website, podcast, and book.
Wrote Elizabeth the First Wife (May 2013) , a follow-up to her debut novel Helen of Pasadena, a Los Angeles Times Bestseller nominated for Best Fiction by the Southern California Independent Booksellers. A romantic comedy about a modern mother in transition.
Created and produces The Chaos Chronicles, a humor blog and podcast about modern motherhood. The Chaos Chronicles was developed as a half-hour sitcom for Nickelodeon. Lian co-wrote the pilot script.
Relationship Expert Contributes to Oprah.com as a Parenting Expert. Contributes to makinglifebetter.com as a Family Expert. In addition, has written regular columns for O, The Oprah Magazine and Working Mother Magazine.
Television Appeared on numerous TV shows, including The Oprah Winfrey Show, CBS Sunday Morning and The Today Show.
Speaking Engagements Speaks frequently to corporations, community organizations, professional organizations and book groups.
Lian Dolan is a writer, talker, mother, wife, sister, daughter and friend who brings all those life experiences to her work, along with her trademark wit and energy.