Ellen Wolfson Valladares

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Ellen Wolfson Valladares is an award-winning writer/author, workshop facilitator, community volunteer, and mother. A native Floridian, she grew up in St. Petersburg and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Florida. She has worked as an editor, public relations professional, and freelance writer. Her first book, a children’s novel entitled Jonathan's Journey to Mount Miapu, received several awards, including a Mom’s Choice Gold Award and the 2009 Coalition of Visionary Resources Visionary Awards Book of the Year award. She also has a meditation CD, entitled “Healing and Manifestation with the Archangels.”
Today, Valladares continues to work as a freelance writer. She also enjoys coaching high school students
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Ellen Wolfson Valladares I'm sure everyone says this: doing what I love. I've loved writing since I was a child and fantasized about being a published author. It's amazing to…moreI'm sure everyone says this: doing what I love. I've loved writing since I was a child and fantasized about being a published author. It's amazing to see your dreams come true. I also love that it's a career that I've been able to do at home. I was lucky to have the best of both worlds as I was raising my kids -- able to work from home, doing my writing and freelance work, and still being there when they got home from school. Now they're off to college but I still cherish the peace and ease of writing at home. Now my two dogs and the cat keep me company. (less)
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Book Review: Rose-Colored Glasses by Jo Ann Simon is a Compelling, Heartfelt Memoir

Rose-Colored Glasses: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Hope by Jo Ann Simon


Writing a compelling memoir requires retracing your steps, re-living your past, and honestly baring your soul as you recall even the most painful memories. In this bittersweet journey, author Jo Ann Simon does all of that, bringing us along on her romantic love story with Tom and openly sharing the ups and downs as they fac...

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Aptly titled, Jo Ann Simon's story is not a depressing saga, but a hopeful, inspiring, authentic tale about how love can shine brightly, even in the darkest of the moments. Its message is sure to be healing and encouraging for people who have endured ...more
Crossing the Line by Ellen Wolfson Valladares
"I can't believe it took me this long to complete. This book is awesome. I commend the author for having an insight on the two age band thinking faculty. Rebecca is really some brave girl. This gave me an insight to how females think. The story in..." Read more of this review »
Crossing the Line by Ellen Wolfson Valladares
"Thank you to Ellen Wolfson Valladares and WiDo for sending me a free copy in exchange for an honest review.

Wow! This book is way more than I excepted. Valladares sure did pull at my heart while reading this book. When Rebecca and her two friends..." Read more of this review »
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"This book was fantastic! I usually don’t gravitate towards the paranormal genre, but I thoroughly enjoyed it. The relationship between Rebecca and Laura was fascinating and left me wanting more. All the characters are well thought out and each had..." Read more of this review »
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