🎉 Get ready for another amazing episode of the Create a Life You Love podcast! 🎉
This week, Chantal and Guin sit down with Maria Dismondy, a publisher, author, and speaker who founded Cardinal Rule Press, a children's publishing company that produces diverse picture books for classrooms and families worldwide. 📚
In this episode, Maria shares her inspiring story of leaving her job as an elementary school teacher to start her own publishing company and make a difference in the world through literature.
You'll discover: 📚 The different publishing paths for writers, including self-publishing, hybrid, and traditional publishing 📚 The importance of having a good story that represents today's child for a successful book 📚 Tips on preparing for speaking engagements and building a digital footprint to connect with your audience
📚Advice on staying motivated and finding joy in life through the concept of ikigai