Lori Parks, an incredible author in my Publishing Mastermind, is releasing her brand new children’s book, The Power of One.
The Power of One is a book that teaches kids, aged 5-9, that they have what it takes to make a difference in the world. It follows the story of Nolan, a young boy who learns to find empowerment through helping others, one by one.
Lori has always dreamed of becoming a published author and began writing The Power of One four years ago after her grandson came home from a school assembly about poverty in the world and asked, “Nana, I’m only little and there’s only one of me. What can I do?”
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After setting her manuscript aside for a few years, Lori found the inspiration she needed to begin the publishing process.
“I came across Miriam and her series of ‘I Can’ books. I started following her on Facebook and came upon a post stating that she was looking to mentor aspiring authors. I sent a copy of The Power of One to her and the rest is history.”
Lori is a poet, writer, and author. She began writing at the age of 9, and won her first award at the age of 12. As a 50th birthday present to herself, she enrolled in college to study Early Childhood Education. Her favourite class was Children’s Literature, which sparked a desire in her to write a children’s book.