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Next Meeting: Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Build Your Audience and Credibility with Confidence!

One of the biggest challenges of becoming a published author is identifying your audience and building enough confidence and credibility to speak to them in a way that matters. Communication is key! Come to the St. Louis Publishers Association meeting on January 10, 2018, for an interactive workshop to help you clarify and share your message.

There Are So Many Questions!
Why are you writing? What do you want people to know? What problem are you solving? What knowledge are you sharing? What makes your writing and your brand unique? And why should they care? Have you already written many pages? or perhaps you’ve even published? Fiction or nonfiction? What is your message? Who are you speaking to? And why should they care?

You Are Your Best Spokesperson!
Once you can answer those questions you can start to build a following and speak to the following. Your works deserve to be noticed. You may know the answers but haven’t felt comfortable talking about it, or perhaps you didn’t know what to say or how to say it. We can change that!

Many writers are comfortable doing just that—writing. The English language in written form can be comfortable, soothing, even cathartic. Often people write from a place of deep feelings, thoughtfulness, reflectiveness, or even pain. Putting the words on a page brings a certain level of safety; however, in order to be successful, you must be bold enough to speak as well. This working session will to build confidence, speaking skills, and clarify your message for those who need to hear it. Join Jo Lena Johnson, the Absolute Good Resilience Coach and Publisher of Mission Possible Press, for the January meeting of the St. Louis Publishers Association.

Start 2018 with confidence and firm foundation by sharing your message and works with those who need to hear it! In this helpful, fun and interactive session we’re going to do what many writers don’t want to do… Speak up and clarify your message! Practice sharing your message. Build your confidence and your audience!

Jo Lena Johnson, the AG Resilience Coach, is a certified mediator, international trainer, acclaimed author, founder of Absolute Good Training and Life Skills Management, and publisher of Mission Possible Press. She has taught 100,000 people worldwide with her no-nonsense and dynamic approach, with messages of how to effectively communicate, manage conflict, and maintain resilience, even after something bad happens.


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