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Inspiration Nation - Interview with Carolyn Howard Johnson

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This week on Inspiration Nation, host Teresa Morrow welcomes Carolyn Howard Johsnon, aka The Frugal Promoter and Frugal Editor in a series called HowtodoitFrugally.

Carolyn Howard-Johnson’s first novel, This is the Place, won eight awards and her book of creative nonfiction, Harkening: A Collection of Stories Remembered, won three. Her fiction, nonfiction and poems have appeared in national magazines, anthologies and review journals.
A chapbook of poetry, Tracings, was named to the Compulsive Reader’s Ten Best Reads list and was given the Military Writers’ Society of America’s Silver Award of Excellence. She speaks on Utah’s culture, tolerance and book promotion and editing and has appeared on TV and hundreds of radio stations nationwide.
The first edition of The Frugal Book Promoter was named USA Book News’ “Best Professional Book 2004” and the Irwin Award. Her The Frugal Editor: Put Your Best Book Forward to Avoid Humiliation and Ensure Success also won a nod from USA Book News and won Readers’ Views Literary Award. Her marketing campaign for that book won the marketing award from New Generation Indie Book Awards.
Howard-Johnson is the recipient of the California Legislature’s Woman of the Year in Arts and Entertainment Award, the Book Publicists of Southern California’s Irwin Award and her community’s Character and Ethics award for her work promoting tolerance with her writing.
She is also an instructor for UCLA Extension’s world-renown Writers’ Program.The author loves to travel.  She admits to carrying a pen and journal with her wherever she goes.