About Julie


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Julie Hedlund knows first-hand how to be an author-entrepreneur and earn a living from writing. In three years, she built her writing business from scratch, quit her day job, and earns a living even as a single mother of two young children. She is now equally as passionate about helping other writers build their careers as she is about her own! Julie is also an award-winning children’s book author, founder of the 12 x 12 Picture Book Writing Challenge, blogger, and a regular speaker at industry events. Her picture book, A TROOP IS A GROUP OF MONKEYS, Little Bahalia Publishing, 2013, first published as an interactive storybook app, was the recipient of the 2014 Independent Book Publisher’s Association Benjamin Franklin Digital Gold Award. Her storybook app, A SHIVER OF SHARKS, Little Bahalia Publishing, 2013, was a 2014 Digital Book Award winner. Her latest book, MY LOVE FOR YOU IS THE SUN, released in September 2014 from Little Bahalia.