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Rita Lorraine

Rita Lorraine

Hello Everyone! I'm a former educator of 20+ years with an advanced degree in School Psychology and I'm currently a full-time children's writer, ghost writer, and freelance editor. I earned the 2014 SCBWI Letter of Merit for an unpublished Multicultural manuscript; I am the 2012 Lee and Low New Voices Award Winner; I am the author of Getting a Job in the Food Industry (Rosen Publishing, 2013), Getting the Most Out of MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses (Rosen, 2015); The Right Degree for Me in Healthcare (Rosen, 2015); and African Americans of Chattanooga: A History of Unsung Heroes (The History Press, 2008). I am also a Media Professional for the New York Journal of Books, a member of SCBWI.org, and a member of 12x12 - 12 Picture Books, 12 Months.

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    Jamal W Hankins

    Cool post!

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    Rita Lorraine Hubbard

    Rita Lorraine Hubbard

    Thanks, glad you enjoyed it.

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    Crystal Allen

    Rita,

    Doctors practice medicine.
    Lawyers practice law.
    AND they get involved in continuing education so they can stay on top of their game.
    We as writers are no different. We need to practice our craft and never stop educating ourselves.

    Thanks. Nice article.

    Crystal

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    Rita Lorraine Hubbard

    Rita Lorraine Hubbard

    Hey Crystal,
    Wise words! Thanks so much for stopping by, and looking forward to telling everyone about your new children’s book, which will debut in February of 2011. Go Crystal!

    All best,
    Rita Lorraine

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