June 23, 2021
Marjorie Anderson is a native Virgin islander, retired bank executive, co-funder and former executive director of the GREATER Philadelphia Minority Business Strategic Alliance. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Morgan State University, a Master of Science in Management from La Salle University, and is a graduate of the Wharton’s School Management Program of the University of Pennsylvania. Her book “The Key” is a Reader Views Literary Awards Winner. Marjorie currently lives in Liberty Hill, Texas.
Topics of Conversation:
- Inspiration behind writing a finance book for teens and the need for a Spanish translation
- Why teens and young adults get into trouble financially
- Including Charity in your budget
- Using a simple system for saving and spending
La Clave shares the author’s financial knowledge and experience to help teens get a head start in life. The book presents readers with basic financial knowledge and life changing know-how tips on how to manage money to make the most of their income to build a successful future. But Anderson does not stop there, she also teaches young people to invest in their communities by buying local products and donating to help others. La Clave is the Spanish translation of Marjorie L. Anderson’s Reader Views Award winner “The Key.”
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June 18, 2021
Erik Steidl was born and raised in Medina, Ohio as the third of six children. He wrote his first book, titled A City Slicker in Texas, for a Power of the Pen competition in fourth grade and never looked back. He has always found joy in writing, both creatively and academically. He attended Liberty University where he crammed a four year degree into six years, graduating in 2012 with a B.S. in Teaching English as a Second Language with minors in Spanish and Youth Ministry.
Erik is married to his high school sweetheart, Shannon. They live together in Medina, Ohio with their four children and yellow lab. They are an active family and enjoy hiking, soccer, basketball, biking, and almost any other outdoor activity. Erik is proud to be able to state that, like him, his children are all avid Star Wars fans.
For more information about Erik and his works visit his website at: https://steidlstories.com/
Topics of Conversation
- Motivation behind writing the story
- Filling the Middle Grade Christian void in literature
- Writing for a young crowd from a teen perspective
- Reading preferences and authors of influence
- What’s next?
Ayal the Arrow Boy
Ayal the Arrow Boy tells the story of David and Jonathan from a never-before-seen perspective; that of Ayal, a servant in King Saul's palace.
Ayal finally has his life going in the right direction. After growing up an orphan on the streets of Jerusalem, he finally has a home in the palace and a good job as a runner for Prince Jonathan. Everything changes when he overhears two men planning to kill David, a commander in King Saul's army and Jonathan's best friend. Now the race is on to thwart the scheme, save David, and return peace to Israel. Will he be in time?
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