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About me

Industry Education
Occupation Author/Educator
Location Orange County, California, United States
Introduction An award winning author and educator, MaryAnn has written a number of books for young people and adults. She is an independent publisher, facilitates writer's groups, presents school assemblies and workshops, is often booked as an inspirational speaker. She hosts literary salons, provides book launches, and teaches writing to children and adults. In addition, she's a peer coach, editor, and co-director of Self-TOT. Staff includes a number of editors, ghost writers, tutors, and certificated teachers who specialize in the writing process. A former magazine editor, MaryAnn has been published nationally and regionally, assists bloggers, and writes book proposals. She is recipient of the Greater San Diego Reading Association Award and received honorable mention in Writer's Digest Glimmer Train. One of her novels is a Junior Library Guild Selection.
Favorite Books I Am the Ice Worm, The Writer's Journey, The Power of Myth, Warrior's Daughter, Making the Literary Life, On Writing, Knuckle Down, Techniques of the Selling Writer, Stein on Writing, The Weekend Novelist Writes the Novel, Bird by Bird