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Thursday, July 06, 2017

Los Angeles Premier of Kochiyama's Crusaders

Many of my #SharingwithWriters subscribers and visitors know that much of my poetry and fiction has a tolerance theme and so I felt I just must let you know about the premiere productions of a new play by Marlan Warren.  It's in Los Angeles so I hope you Southern Californians can support it; I hope the rest of you will stow this play in the recesses of your memory and gift it some affirmative energy so it will make it to your town!


This documentary film will honor the war effort of Japanese
 American girls and women held in American concentration camps 
during World War II. Led by the young activist, Yuri 
Kochiyama (aka "Mary Nakahara"), they called themselves 
"The Crusaders" as they embarked on a passionate 
letter-writing campaign to boost the morale of 
"any soldier in need of a letter."

What did you do in the War, Mama: Kochiyama's Crusaders grew 
out of the play, Bits of Paradise by producer/director/playwright 
Marlan Warren which showcased at The ...

Learn more about Marlan:
Marlan Warren
Roadmap Communications
Book Publicity by Marlan
Twitter: @marlanwarren
Roadmap Girl's Book Buzz: http://roadmapgirlsbookbuzz.blogspot.com/


 Howard-Johnson is the author of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. She is also a marketing consultant, editor, and author of the multi award-winning HowToDoItFrugally Series of books for
writers including the award-winning second editions of The Frugal Book Promoter and The Frugal Editor. Her latest is in the series is How to Get Great Book Reviews Frugally and Ethically. Learn more on her Amazon profile page, http://bit.ly/CarolynsAmznProfile. Great Little Last Minute Editing Tips for Writers is one of her booklets--perfect for inexpensive gift giving--and, another booklet, The Great First Impression Book Proposal helps writers who want to be traditionally published. She has three FRUGAL books for retailers including one she encourages authors to read because it will help them convince retailers to host their workshops, presentations, and signings. It is A Retailer’s Guide to Frugal In-Store Promotions: How To Increase Profits and Spit in the Eyes of Economic Downturns with Thrifty Events and Sales Techniques. In addition to this blog, she helps writers extend the exposure of their favorite reviews at TheNewBookReview.blogspot.com. She also blogs at all things editing--grammar, formatting and more--at The Frugal, Smart, and Tuned-In Editor (http://TheFrugalEditor.blogspot.com) Her most recent book is Imperfect Echoes which fits right in with today's theme of tolerance and was released this year to rave reviews from Jim Cox, Editor-in-Chief of the Midwest Book Review.  The cover is by Conrad Jackson, an artist who is serving 25 years to life in the California penal system for receiving stolen property.

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