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Judy Howard Ellis Judy Howard Ellis

Owner | Daybreak Lit

Dallas/Fort Worth Area, TX, UNITED STATES

Daybreak Lit, Inc.

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Biography

I help you think creatively about your projects Stagnation cripples. Rules without vision deaden personal dreams and company ambitions. Strategy without context obstructs progress. My company, Daybreak Lit, Inc., helps individuals and businesses like you cultivate a creative workspace. Let me help you take your writing and online projects to a new level.

Since 2008 my company has consulted, trained or coached artists, real estate agents, writers, job seekers, business owners, attorneys, marketing directors, and leaders of nonprofit organizations about creatively using media to share their message.

I also try to pursue creative thinking in my own life. I enjoyed a career in newspapers for decades, but my personal writing projects eluded me. I was stuck in a drought. In November 2010, I completed the online version of a fantasy adventure novel inspired by ancient Mesopotamia and the Book of Genesis. The paperback version came out in the summer of 2011. The writing process ended the drought, expanded my worldview and deepened my love of history. Now I see the threads of antiquity everywhere--all because I chose to step out into a new realm of creativity.

Are there areas is your life where your creativity seems to have run dry? Let's talk.

Industry Expertise (3)

Management Consulting

Social Media

Writing and Editing

Areas of Expertise (3)

Writing

Social Media

Creative Coaching

Accomplishments (3)

Former Vice President/Print Dallas Fort Worth Association of Black Journalists (professional)

Served on the local chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists.

Former Writing Chair/American Association of Sunday and Feature Editors (professional)

Oversaw national writing contest for the organization, now known as the Society for Features Journalism. Duties included producing a booklet featuring the works of contest winners.

Former Diversity Chair, American Association of Sunday and Feature Editors (professional)

Served on diversity committee, for the organization, now known as the Society for Features Journalism.

Education (1)

University of Kansas: Bachelor's, Journalism

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Fees

0 to 1500 *Will consider certain engagements for no fee