Teresa LeYung-Ryan

Writers-Coach-Teresa-LeYung-Ryan-says-Reach-Out-not-stress-out-photo-by-author-Lynn-Scott-CopyWriting Coach Teresa LeYung-Ryan says: “Wear the dual hats of writer and promoter; identify your themes and archetypes. Reach out, not stress out.”
“Hire me to transform your email signature-blocks, photos, videos, social media, website/blog descriptions into platform statements . . . to attract target audience/readers/fans . . . before and after publication.”

Coach Teresa is the creator of:
• For Theme’s Sake: Edit Your Own Manuscript Before Pitching to Agents or Self-Publishing
• Heroes, Tricksters, and Villains – What Do These Archetypes Want in Your Story World?
• and other workshops
• Immigrant Experience Writing Contest
• “Help Your Fans Find YOU”
• “Build & Retrofit Your Writer’s Platform”
• and other interactive presentations

the author of:
• Build Your Writer’s Platform & Fanbase In 22 Days: Attract Agents, Editors, Publishers, Readers, and Media Attention NOW (workbook);
• Love Made of Heart: a Daughter, a Mother, a Journey Through Mental Illness (novel used in college classes and archived at the San Francisco History Center);
• “Talking to My Dead Mom Monologues” (the first monologue received an award from Redwood 10-Minute Play Contest and was staged at the 6th Street Playhouse in Santa Rosa, CA);
• her blog (which attracts tens of thousands of writers) at http://WritingCoachTeresa.com helps writers build their platforms before and after publication

and a proud member of:
• California Writers Club (3 branches! And a past president of the San Francisco Peninsula Branch); a recipient of the Jack London Award for outstanding service to California Writers Club;
• Women’s National Book Association-San Francisco Chapter (a past board member).