SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -

An award winning columnist has compiled her most popular columns into a new book. Starshine Roshelle's third book is called "Broad Assumptions."   

Roshell says she finds inspiration everywhere. While some of her columns pull at your heart-strings others are down right embarrassing. Starshine has written about sex, politics, family and everyday life. One column called, "my Son Wrote My Column, " let her teenager shine.

Guest are invited to help her write her next column at a book signing Thursday night.  Roshell will also sign copies of her new book at the Carr winery on Salsipuedes St. in Santa Barbara from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.