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Martyna Gil / Managing Editor
Joe Stewart /  Director of Communications
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Former freelance Illustrator and graphics designer, joe now works full time as a web designer for clients worldwide. His extensive background incudes: Senior Graphic Designer with First USA Bank in Wilmington DL, Creative Director at Berry & Homer Inc., a Philadelphia based graphics house. Joes earlier education hail from the beginning at Bishop Neumann High School then furthering education at Philadephia PAHis, University of the Arts, Majoring in Illustration. To list just a few of the many rewards he has been given, Runner-up, William H. Ely Award for Excellence in Illustration. Additional work is exhibited at the Society of Illustrators Gallery.
Martyna graduated with degree in Business and Administration majoring in Marketing. She is a full time Communications Coordinator putting her creative skills into use while designing company’s publications and overseeing marketing materials production. After hours Martyna joined The Purple Nook’s team as managing editor. She co-wrote “One-Day-Some-Day Thomas”, “The Monster And Mouse Who Kept Bad Words Out Of Their House”, and is in the process of editing “Dervil and the Garganites of Gremlandis”.  Her future plans include writing, editing, designing and being creative…
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Suzanne Davidovac / Senior Staff Writer
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Suzanne Davidovac grew up in Northern California. There she graduated with Bachelors Degree of Science from Stanford and also holds a Master's Art of Teaching from NLU. Her life experiences and career led her to many different cities and job opportunities, one of which was nursing. Her inspiration is to put family first and committing to giving herself back to the community​. Suzanne is looking to get her novel, titled: Helping, Healing, Caring, published one day.
John's education began at Henry Ford Community College where he was a journalist for the acedemic newspaper. Later in his career he became the editor of an internet Music Magazine called MetroScene Music Magazine. He also was the co-founder and editor of an internet newswire service called NewsWire Services USA. In addtion, JW was recognized as a “neighborhood hero” by the Detroit area TV and news media in August, 2004 after he rescued his neighbor lady from the roof of her burning home in the middle of the night. In addition to being a county hero, JW over the years has recieved countless awards, one including a Certificate of Recognition for Heroism; and honor rewarded to him for his selfless deed explained above.
Daneta Hislop /  Staff Writer / Book Reviews
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Early Childhood Montessori Teacher & a doting Nana, Daneta has been invoved in educating all her life. She graduated with an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education & became a Certified Early Childhood Montessori Teacher with extensive training in the Philosophy of Education Founded by Maria Montessori (Physician & Educator). Daneta continues to enjoy using her education & training with her 2 precious grandbabies Hayden (3) & Peyton (2) today! Her belief is that "READING"  and being "CREATIVE" is the gateway to success!
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John's education began at Henry Ford Community College where he was a journalist for the acedemic newspaper. Later in his career he became the editor of an internet Music Magazine...More
Former freelance Illustrator and graphics designer, joe now works full time as a web designer for clients worldwide. His extensive background incudes: Senior Graphic Designer with First  ...More
Martyna graduated with degree in Business and Administration majoring in Marketing. She is a full time Communications Coordinator putting her creative skills into use while designing company’s publications...More
Early Childhood Montessori Teacher & a doting Nana, Daneta has been invoved in educating all her life. She graduated with an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education & became a Certified Early Childhood Montessori Teacher...More
James McDonnell /  Chief Editor / Sales
 James Allen McDonnell from Sarasota, FL,  graduated with an Associates of Arts Degree from WCCCD, majoring in English and Literature. He’s currently enrolled at SCTI as a continuation of creative writing...More
Suzanne Davidovac / Senior Staff Writer
Suzanne  graduated with Bachelors Degree of Science from Stanford and also holds a Master's Art of Teaching from NLU. Her inspiration is to put family first and committing to giving herself back to the community...More
Senorita Rosanna /  Artist and Go-to consultant
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What more can we say about senorita rosanna. Educated in art and design at hom' chihuahua college, a university of current unknown origin. Our colorful and fun-loving college keeps us on our toes, probably why we hired her despite the flimsy background and credentials.

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James McDonnell / Chief Editor / Sales
James Allen McDonnell hails from Sarasota, FL.  He holds an Associates of Arts Degree from WCCCD, majoring in English and Literature. He’s currently enrolled at SCTI as a continuation of creative writing. He's been a writer his entire life and is particularly drawn to adventure books for young readers. 


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