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Alexandra Franzen

Communication Expert, Author

Alexandra Franzen wants to live in a world where it’s easy to understand yourself — and be understood. <br> <br> As a communication expert who focuses on self-expression, ease & play, she’s been called a “profoundly gifted wordsmith” and a “twinkling, magnanimous talent” with the power to “describe the indescribable.” <br> <br> She’s been spotlighted on over 50 blogs & radio programs on creativity & entrepreneurship, including <a href="http://www.marketplace.org/" rel="nofollow">American Public Media’s Marketplace</a>, <a href="http://thedailylove.com/" rel="nofollow">The Daily Love</a>, <a href="http://blogcastfm.com/" rel="nofollow">BlogCastFM</a>, <a href="http://kindovermatter.com/" rel="nofollow">Kind Over Matter</a> and <a href="http://lifebyme.com/" rel="nofollow">LifeByMe</a>, and in a handful of books, including <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Grow-Your-Handmade-Business-Successful/dp/1603429891" rel="nofollow">Grow Your Handmade Business</a>, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/When-Talent-Isnt-Enough-Professionals/dp/1601632509/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1348597740&sr=1-1&keywords=when+talent+isn%27t+enough" rel="nofollow">When Talent Isn’t Enough</a> and <a href="http://www.amazon.com/The-Declaration-You-Shout-Rooftops/dp/1440324662/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1348597681&sr=8-1&keywords=the+declaration+of+you+michelle+ward" rel="nofollow">The Declaration of You!</a> <br> <br> Her first book — 5 <a href="http://www.amazon.com/50-Ways-Say-Youre-Awesome/dp/1402285663" rel="nofollow">0 Ways To Say You’re AWESOME</a> — will be released by <a href="http://sourcebooks.com/" rel="nofollow">Sourcebooks</a> in September 2013. <br> <br> Hop, skip & jump over to <a href="http://alexandrafranzen.com/" rel="nofollow">AlexandraFranzen.com</a> for weekly lessons on writing with style, simplicity & power.

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