Beyond the Spotlight: On the Road With Phyllis Diller

Now on sale: Wigeon Publishing has released its second book, Beyond the Spotlight: On the Road With Phyllis Diller, written by debut author Robin Skone-Palmer of Las Vegas.

diller_front_cover_emailIt’s a fun look behind the scenes at the trails, trials and travails of a top-tier entertainer during her heydays as a stand-up comic—from the perspective a key staff member (a.k.a. Diller Dustbiter) who toiled long hours to made sure Diller had all of  her fright wigs, crazy dresses, props (and writing implements) at hand to ensure yet another laughter- and applause-filled performance.

— Did Diller write her own jokes and gags?

— Did Diller sign her own autographs? (Or even sign her own checks?)

— Was Diller also a concert pianist?

— Did Diller do her own cooking?

These and many other questions are answered in this new memoir.

Available as a paperback and ebook from, Barnes & and other retails outlets.

Learn more about the book and its author.

About Polishing Your Prose

Larry M Edwards is an award-winning investigative journalist, author, editor and publishing consultant. He is the author of three books, and has edited dozens of nonfiction and fiction book manuscripts. Under Wigeon Publishing, he has produced six books. As author, "Dare I Call It Murder? A Memoir of Violent Loss" won First Place in the San Diego Book Awards in 2012 (unpublished memoir) and 2014, Best Published Memoir. The book has also been nominated for a number of awards, including: Pulitzer Prize, Benjamin Franklin Award, Washington State Book Award, and One Book, One San Diego. As Editor, "Murder Survivor’s Handbook: Real-Life Stories, Tips & Resources" won the Gold Award in the 2015 Benjamin Franklin Book Awards, Self-Help. For a sample edit and cost estimate, contact Larry: larry [at] larryedwards [dot] com -- -- --
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