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Inspirational Indie Author Interview. Harriet Hodgson: After Tragic Losses, Educator Teaches Others How To Cope With Grief

Inspirational Indie Author Interview. Harriet Hodgson: After Tragic Losses, Educator Teaches Others How to Cope with Grief

My ALLi author guest this episode is Harriet Hodgson, who is eighty-six years old and spent most of her life as an educator. Then, one by one, she lost important people in her life. The way she coped with grief was to write about it. And then to create art. Since 2007, Harriet has specialized in writing literature on how to deal with loss.

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Inspirational Indie Author Interview. Harriet Hodgson

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Inspirational Indie Author Interview. Harriet Hodgson: About the Author

Grief DoodlingHarriet Hodgson started making books for friends when she was eight years old. She has been a freelancer for 44 years and is the author of thousands of articles and 44 books. Her latest book is Grief Doodling: Bringing Back Your Smiles. With a BS in Early Childhood Education from Wheelock College of Education and Human Development, MA in Art Education from the University of Minnesota, and certificate in art therapy coaching, Harriet has the credentials to write/illustrate the book. She loves writing and doodle art so much, she does them in her sleep! Harriet is Assistant Editor of www.opentohope.com, an online grief support community. Please visit www.harriethodgson.com for more information about this award-winning author, grandmother, great grandmother, doodle artist, volunteer.

About the Host

Howard Lovy has been a journalist for more than 35 years, and now amplifies the voices of independent author-publishers and works with authors as a developmental editor. Howard is also a freelance writer specializing in Jewish issues whose work appears regularly in Publishers Weekly, the Jewish Daily Forward, and Longreads. Find Howard at howardlovy.comLinkedIn and Twitter.


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Howard Lovy

Howard Lovy has been a journalist for more than 30 years, and now amplifies the voices of independent author-publishers and works with authors as a developmental editor. Howard is also a freelance writer specializing in Jewish issues whose work appears regularly in Publishers Weekly, the Jewish Daily Forward, and Longreads.

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