004: Janet Heller

Vitis Janet at http://redroom.com/member/janet-ruth-heller

Vitis Janet at http://redroom.com/member/janet-ruth-heller

Janet is a talented educator and author who has succeeded in a multitude of different genres, including literary, fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. Janet received her Ph.D in English from the University of Chicago and is President of the Michigan College English Association. 

Janet’s fiction picture book for children about bullying, entitled How the Moon Regained Her Shape, has won numerous awards including a Book Sense Pick, Children’s Choices selection, the Benjamin Franklin Award, and a Gold Medal in the Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards.



4 Great Reasons to Listen to Janet

1. Discover why she wrote a children’s book about bullying

2. How her family inspires her

3. How persistency pays off when it comes to finding a publisher

4. Practical marketing tips like guest blogging

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What we love about Janet...

"Janet's the perfect example of never, never, never giving up. Her persistence and faith in the craft she loves turned 11 years of rejection notices into a multi-award winning book for kids. We want more of what she has!"

Debbie and Ron Tracy :: A Couple of Writers :: www.acoupleofwriters.com