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Featured Authors & Speakers

'52 Words Every African - American Adolescent Male Should Know' by Dr. Darryl Sims Ph.D. Educator

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Ph.D., is Cultural Ethicist, Christian Educator, and Entrepreneur. He is the founder of Sims Publishing, the author of 'Adam Come Home', and the newly released just in time for the 2nd Annual OURSTORY BOOK FAIR & EXPO ' 52 Words Every African American Adolescent Male Should Know'  Volume -1-. Look for, '52 Words Every African - American Female Should Know'      Volume -1- in the Spring  of 2019.  

Ask An Expert Writers Workshop Facilitator Dr. Lana Bettencourt Production Manager Hit TV Show

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BEVERLY HILLS, CaliforniaDr. Lana Bettencourt, Has a duo Career: Entertainment Industry and Spiritual Counselor. She is known for her ability to Produce and Manage Film and Television Projects on a low budget. Dr. Lana works as a Unit Production Manager for

Tri-Destined Studios, an Independent Studio in Los Angeles, California.
Tri Destined Studios Exec., Dr. Lana Bettencourt  serves as Associate for the licensed product 'The Family Business.'

Ashley Ferguson 1st Children's book 'Girl You Are Magic' is proof talent and hard work equal success

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Ashley Ferguson single mother of magical daughter 'Nia' with her first book has already defied the odds. According to industry reports the average sales for first time author-published books is 300,  Ms. Ferguson has already sold 500 books with the help of family, friends.  


Bravo Ms. Ferguson and welcome to the OURSTORY family. 

'Mr. President' Interfaith Perspectives on the Historic Presidency of Barack H. Obama

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 This compilation from Faith Leaders such as  

Rev. Otis Moss, Jr., Pastor Emeritus of Olivet Institutional Baptist Church in Cleveland, Ohio and Pastor Jamal Bryant of New Birth, Ga., and Empowerment Temple AME Church in Baltimore  captures the experiences, thoughts, and emotions of people who have known President Barack Obama—some from afar, many from up close. Contributors focus on the president’s expression of his Christian faith, his role as a husband and father, his legislative priorities, his personal demeanor, and his leadership style. 
They also address some of the social and political dynamics that have emerged during his time in office. 

'Angel Wishes' Healing Presents Dr. Lana Bettencourt a Handbook to Spiritual Healing

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 The goal of this book is to present the Seven Steps to Spiritual Healing in a positive, enlightening, informational and inspirational way that will help YOU recover and reclaim your spiritual health in every arena of your life 


Personal Testimony 2018 OURSTORY Book Fair attendee: "I was not certain what to expect when I signed up for a class with Dr.Lana. Bow I am glad I did not have preconceived expectations. I was blown away regarding the information she shared regarding getting out of her own way and allow our inner strength and spiritual being  guide our talent. I am looking forward to completing my book." David Lang, Covington. 

Second Book for Ashley Ferguson Author, 'Boy You Are Brilliant! An Empowering Tool for Children!

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 Ashley Ferguson single mother (Nia) business owner writer consultant and author of two books, ‘ Girl You Are Magic’, and ‘ Boy You Are Brilliant’   believes firmly in the power of encouragement and is a living example of how positive affirmations can transform a person’s path. 


Ms.  Ferguson began her own freelance writing and editing business named Copy & Content Boutique, LLC. In 2017.

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2020 Writers Workshop COntest

Description

2018 Writers' Workshop was a huge success- 80% of our 2018 workshops focus hinged on Books and the Creative Process and Writing Techniques of the more popular subjects such as Romance -Children’s Literature- Christian Books. 


We held ten classes which were facilitated by five instructors. OURSTORY Book Fair & Expo survey each participant both in the meeting room and digitally via Google Quick Survey. We are pleased to share we received a 97% approval on our Surveys based on content, meeting or exceeding the needs and expectations of attendees, the facilitator expertise and ability to engage and communicate effectively.


Success

We are pleased to share we received a 97% approval on our Surveys based on content, meeting or exceeding the needs and expectations of attendees, the facilitator expertise and ability to engage and communicate effectively.

February 23, 2019

Saturday, February 29, 20, 2020,is the day for next years Writers Workshop and our goal is to expand our reach and content. The workshops will address 'Branding for Authors', 'Publishing', and, 'How to Sell and Convert,' books for film and television.  

We will see you there!

Authors & Speakers Schedule

02/22 /19 - 2/24/19

Evenings in the Park

7pm - 10pm

Estuary Park

+ Event Details

02/22 /19 - 2/24/19

Evenings in the Park

  

2018 Writer’s Workshop was a huge success- 80% of our workshops were based on Books and the Creative Process and Writing Techniques of the more popular subjects - Romance - Children’s Literature- Christian Books 97% approval on our Surveys

7pm - 10pm

Estuary Park