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Awards

Awards

Co-chairing the American Society of Journalists and Authors DREAM BOLD ATLANTA regional conference on November 5, 2016 9am-6pm at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia. Echo introduces her good friend Robert Hicks, who is keynoting the conference. She is also the moderator of Dream of Publishing Your Book: Traditional, Self-Publish or Hybrid? 

 

Saturday, November 12, 2016 Echo was a featured author at the Milton Literary Festival and is the moderator the Publishing Workshop: TRADITIONAL vs. DIY with Bob Babcock and Matt Kunz at the Crabapple Government Center, 12624 Broadwell Road, Milton, Georgia. The two-day event featured more than 30 best-selling authors. 

 

2015 Winner of North American Travel Journalists Association Gold for Print-Lifestyle

 

2014 American Society of Journalists and Authors Outstanding Article Award, First Place-Lifestyle 2013 American Society of Journalists and Authors Outstanding Article Award, First Place- First-Person

 

2013 American Society of Journalists and Authors Arlene Eisenberg Award for Writing that Makes a Difference for “My Orange Duffel Bag: A Journey to Radical Change” (awarded every three years)

 

2013 Georgia Author of the Year from Georgia chapter of National League of American Pen Women Author of 12 books including “My Orange Duffel Bag: A Journey to Radical Change,” winner of 8 national awards and 2 international awards Member of American Society of Journalists and Authors/Authors Guild

 

More than 100 media outlets including: Delta Sky, Private Clubs, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Business Week, Success, Inc., Virtuoso Life, New You, Atlanta Magazine 2013 American Society of Journalists and Authors Arlene Eisenberg Award for Writing that Makes a Difference for “My Orange Duffel Bag: A Journey to Radical Change” (awarded every three years)   2013 Georgia Author of the Year from Georgia chapter of National League of American Pen Women

 

Book Coach/Editor for Eric Parmenter’s “STOP! 21 Stops to Reduce Stress and Enhance Joy,” winner of the Silver Ben Franklin 2016 IPPY Silver Award for Best Digital Book

 

My Orange Duffel Bag: A Journey to Radical Change co-authored with Sam Bracken self-published by Operation Orange Media, September 2010; world-rights purchased by Crown Archetype, relaunched June 12, 2012, sold 65,000 copies

 

Winner: American Society of Journalists & Authors (ASJA) 2013 Arlene Eisenberg Writing that Makes a Difference award awarded every 3 years to a book that’s made the biggest difference in people’s lives; ASJA 2011 Outstanding Book of the Year in Young Adult category and international design Merit award from HOW Magazine in March 2011; 2011 Benjamin Franklin Book Award Silver Medalist in both Self Help and Juvenile/Young Adult Nonfiction categories from the Independent Book Publishers Association; 2011 IPPY Gold Medal from Independent Publishers Book Awards for Most Outstanding Design out of 4,000 entries from 14 countries; 2011 National Indie Excellence Book Awards Winner in these two categories: New Non-Fiction and Young Adult Non-Fiction; November 2010 Book of the Month for the Pulpwood Queens, the largest book club in the world with 550+ chapters and 4,000+ members

 

Why Don’t They Just Get a Job? One Couple’s Mission to End Poverty in Their Community co-authored with Liane Phillips, published by aha! Process, March 2010, distributed by Greenleaf

 

Winner: 2011 IPPY Silver Award in the social issues category

 

Crabapple Government Center – See more at: http://miltonliteraryfestival.weebly.com/panels–workshops.html#sthash.GDSVihW1.dpuf

 

 


 

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