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Words that Heal: How an Author Shares His Stories to Help People Write Theirs

Updated: Sep 12, 2023

Jason Tharp, known for his impactful stories in the publishing world, joins the Press Publish podcast to share his experiences. From traditional publishing to self-publishing, he regained control of his creative career. However, his journey took an unexpected turn when his personal story was misinterpreted, leading to a public cancellation. But Jason emerged from the controversy, using his strengths as a creator to connect with a new audience. His inspiring story of self-expression and helping others find their own voice is a must-listen for authors and aspiring authors.

  • Jason discovered a love for drawing and cartooning at a young age. Despite lacking resources and mentors, he was determined to pursue his passion and teach themselves how to draw. His parent's encouragement about possibly making a career out of it further ignited his passion.

  • The journey to becoming a successful artist and author was not without challenges. Faced many setbacks on his publishing journey; however, he persisted and continued to explore his passion for storytelling and art.

  • Jason encountered a challenging experience when one of his books was canceled due to misconceptions about its content. Instead of getting discouraged, he used this as an opportunity to shift his focus towards writing books for adults and embracing the power of storytelling.

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