Today I come to you with a saddened heart, but solemn gratitude in writing this announcement. As of Friday, October 13, 2017, I have decided to pursue other avenues in my writing career. My passion for writing comes from reading many books in my childhood. I still have the same adrenaline rush when I open a new book, which has the distinctive smell and feel that only true readers enjoy.
“I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a book.” – J.K. Rowling
My passion for screenwriting has opened new doors for me. We are currently filming a TV series that requires the majority of my time and attention. TGIM and Writing for the Soul Workshop will always have a special place in my heart. I would like to thank the amazing Eric Jones for giving me the opportunity to work with him. I value the teachings and the publishing experience I received. Eric is not only a creative entrepreneur but also a good friend.
I bid a farewell and great success for TGIM.
Note from our CEO
I’ll never forget the day that I first interviewed Renée for the internship position as publisher with us. I knew then, that she would be a tremendous asset to this brand. What I didn’t know, was that she would leave behind a legacy. Literally.
Right after successfully completing her on-boarding and training, Renée went on to adapt our writing program for adults who wanted to share their stories with the next generation. We named it the Writing for the Soul Workshop™ Legacy Program. Under her care, the program went on to publish its first book entitled, ‘Timeless Memories‘.
Words can’t express how grateful I am to Renée for all she accomplished while with us, or how proud I am of her latest work as a screenwriter entitled: “Let The Church Say …” that will premier this Saturday during the Rack Focus Film Festival at The Texas Theater in Dallas.
Renée, I am forever grateful for all that you’ve done as publisher here at TGIM. You set a really high bar for our next intern. But, I’m most grateful for our friendship. Break a leg this Saturday! 🙂
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I just wanted to take some time to let you know I am thinking about you this morning. Eric you are a man embedded with integrity, style, motivation and determination. I am so glad we have entered into each other’s world. I feel God’s timetable has allowed us to make this meeting time happen.
I think about you all the time.
When I hear from you I always smile.
This new friendship is one I want to keep.
You are extremely special to me.
I want to share this Acrostic poem with you. It includes facts I feel are definitely true.
Mr. E. Jones this poem is all about you!
E is for enthusiastic
R is for ready to take on the next challenge
I is for interactive and interesting too
C is for caring and compassionate (the two adjectives definitely describe you)
J is for joyous
O is for optimistic and open
N is for never giving up
E is for ecstatic even when tasks get tough
S is for strong when even the rough days come along
Eric, I just described many adjectives about you. Keep trusting in God (in all you do) He will most definitely pull you through. I have to insert these next couple statements too. I am pleased and honored to say I know you. Have a great day Mr. Jones. Last, but not least- keep being strong.
I got this some time ago from a real good friend of mine. Just came across it, and I wanted to share it. I’m so thankful for how God uses the people in my life to show me just how much He loves me. I challenge you to love on your friends today.