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476. Author and Consultant Helps UCLA Students Play the Career Game

M E D I A R E L E A S E

Contact: Carolyn Howard-Johnson

E-mail: HoJoNews@aol.com

Fax: 818-790-4299

Phone: 818-790-0502

For Immediate Release

Author and Consultant Helps UCLA Students Play the Career Game

Veteran publicist and promotion how-to author Carolyn Howard-Johnson will teach UCLA students winning plays for their budding careers. Students will play The Career Game during Career Week 2007, April 9-13. Howard-Johnson will appear on Tuesday April 10 at 5 pm at the James West Alumni Center on campus.

Students will learn to develop special strategies through one-of-a-kind workshops and meetings with presenters from various industries. Career themes will be played around the themes of traditional games including Scrabble, Sudoku and Pictionary.

Carolyn Howard-Johnson was named Woman of the Year in Arts and Entertainment by the 43rd and 44th District of the California Legislature Her first novel, This is the Place, and her book of creative nonfiction, Harkening: A Collection of Stories Remembered, are both award winners. Her fiction, nonfiction and poems have appeared in national magazines, anthologies and review journals. She consults on publishing and promotion and is an instructor for UCLA Extension’s Writers’ Program where she will be teaching a course called “Savvy Marketing for New Authors” April 14. Her book, THE FRUGAL BOOK PROMOTER: HOW TO DO WHAT YOUR PUBLISHER WON’T was USA Book News’ Best Professional Book and an Irwin Award winner. Her THE FRUGAL EDITOR will be released this spring.

Howard-Johnson may be reached at (HoJoNews@aol.com) Information is also available at http://www.HowToDoItFrugally.com. .More about the consulting and strategies panel at http://career.ucla.edu/cw7/TuesdayApril10.asp. More about career week at http://career.ucla.edu/cw7/TuesdayApril10.asp.

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