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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Jerilyn Willin  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction Other

Audience: Adult;

Born: Chicago, Ilinois

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Illinois Connection

Willin is a Chicago native and lives in a suburb of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Jerilyn Willin has been writing all her life. She has written corporate communications and training videos, co-authored (and saw produced)a play for young adults, been a stringer for a newspaper, and shot off many, many "letters to the editor". She has twice been a finalist in the Romance Writer's of America "Golden Heart" international writing contest. in 1996 she founded JWillin Consulting.

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes) JWillin Consulting 133 Chambord Court Bloomingdale, Illinois 60108 630-924-8362 '''How to Make a Presentation Without Passing Out Program''' Overwhelmed by butterflies when asked to speak in public? Public speaking is the #1 fear of adults, yet we present all the time. We give reports at work, pitch to agents/editors, interview, network, and make formal presentations. Can it get easier?(Yes), it can! Learn tools and techniques to help you better think on your feet, turn nerves into positive energy, confidently answer questions, and know what to do with your hands. Includes handouts. (Adults; 60-90 min; $275 with permission to sell books) '''Eyes on the Prize 5 Steps to Get Where You Want to Be Program''' Having a goal is just the first step to getting where you want to be. Goals donít achieve themselves. They require attention and focus. Every day. This program shares steps to help you move toward the life and career outcomes you desire. You will learn how to develop SMART goals, work toward them every day, get out of your own way, and develop an easy-to-remember roadmap of strategies. You will leave with your next steps and a plan. Includes handouts. (Adults; 60-90 min; $275 with permission to sell books) '''The Stories inside You Develop a Manuscript Idea in 45 Minutes or Less Program''' Adapted from exercises at the prestigious Iowa Writerís Festival, this workshop ignites the creative embers of writers at all levels that are searching for new ideas or may be "stuck." Workshop participants will learn an easy technique to defeat writerís block, practice a method to track and capture manuscript ideas, develop a new scene with 5-10 possibilities for expansion, and experience (and survive!) reading their work aloud in rough, first-draft form. (Adults; 90 min; $275 with permission to sell books)

Selected Titles At Your Library

Deep, deeper, deeper still /
ISBN: 1441529535. OCLC Number: 910880682

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