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10 Truths About #PitchWars2017

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10 Truths About #PitchWars2017

Me and My Drum#PitchWars 2017 1. I have the best mentors ever! Gail Villanueva & Isabelle Adrid 2. The writing community is extremely supportive 3. There are many, many talented writers in Pitch Wars 2017 4. I've never written this much in this short a time in all my life 5. Time moves faster when you have a deadline 6. Time moves slower when you are waiting to see if you get a request - (how does that happen?) 7. Me and My Drum is one of my best works 8. Stepping out on faith works 9. This is what...

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4 Steps to Get Your Child Reading

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4 Steps to Get Your Child Reading

Start reading to child as soon as she enters the world and you will be amazed at how fast she learns. Turn off the television, computer, and phone. Enjoy spending time with your child and follow these 4 steps to get your child reading: 

Gage your child's ability and adjust accordingly. Don't forget to praise your child when he/she attempts a new milestone and succeeds. This should be fun and never forced. And play games to enhance the learning process (i.e. checker, Tic, Tac, Toe, Scrabble, flash card, dominos, any dice game - great for counting and learning numbers).

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Pitch Wars 2017

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Pitch Wars 2017

When I got selected for 2017 Pitch Wars - #TeamPatatas, I was like...   Then I was like, oh nooooo. But a dear friend said... Now I'm like....

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The Real Problem with School Vouchers

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The Real Problem with School Vouchers

It was extremely frustrated to be stuck in a school zone that was not properly serving the educational needs of my child. I didn’t live in a “bad” area, but I was placed in a school zone with substandard schools. As a matter of fact, I lived five minutes from a good school, but I couldn’t send my child there because it was zoned in a different county. I didn’t have the energy to fight the system, and I couldn’t pick up my house and move it one block over. So, what did I do? At the time, I worked...

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Self-Publishing 1 on 1 Online Workshop

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Self-Publishing 1 on 1 Online Workshop

When I'm out selling my children's books, I enjoy talking with customers about how I got started self-publishing. I meet a lot of future authors with manuscripts on their computers or in a notebook somewhere who are looking for a way to take their projects to the next level. I try my best to demystify the world of self-publishing so that writers can take their ideas out of their heads and into the hands of readers. Future authors must understand that there are people in the world that can be touched or transformed by their written words. I conduct informative in-person workshops to help authors understand self-publishing. However, I want to provide individuals with one...

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