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Thuy Rocco

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Thuy Rocco was a child refugee from Vietnam. She arrived in the U.S. in 1984 and grew up in poverty. After learning English as a young child, she became an interpreter for her family. She was the first to go to college and completed her degree in French Literature and International Studies from Emory & Henry College. She went on to complete her masters in English at the University of Memphis. She spent over 15 years teaching and training in many different areas: English as a Second Language, cultural and diversity, technology, Tae Kwon Do and Kanban. She now runs her own technology consulting company: Zenode Consulting. She loves to volunteer, travel, cook traditional Vietnamese food, write and most of all, spend time with her family. V ...more

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How do people do book tours? I have not read a lot about self-published authors doing book tours on their own, but there are some who drive across America, some who go to places and countries that are part of the story or where their most concentrated readers are based. The thing about self-published authors is that we did not spend ten to fifteen grand (or more) to get traditional publishing.... Read more of this blog post »
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