Jo Ann Fore is an inspirational author, Writing Coach, and certified Life Coach who is passionate about making a difference in the lives of women. Most noted for her authentic vulnerability, she captivates her audience with faith-filled messages caramelized with a powerful promise of hope.
Jo Ann's words have been featured in national and international magazines--even graced the covers of a few. Her work has appeared in Lifeway's HomeLIfe, Australia's Alive, Salvation Army's Priority, Women of the Word, Tennessee Christian, Youth Ministry Resources, and much more. Her words have also been used for radio and television content. Won awards, too. Plus she's written a couple of books, e-books, information products, and IACET and ICF (International Coach Federation)-approved curriculum.
As a columnist for various publications, Jo Ann focuses on the need for emotional wholeness as she tackles the tough topics facing Christian women today. As a workshop leader for women's retreats and online events, Jo Ann leads women on a heart journey into a new land. A place where a painful past serves as a path to a greater purpose, and redemption becomes more important than explanation.
As a Writing Coach, Jo Ann mentors budding writers through her Writing Mastermind and Coaching groups. She is a member of the ACFW (American Christian Fiction Writers), The Christian Writers View, Long Ridge Writers Group, and Life Purpose Coaching Centers, International. She also serves as the Public Relations Director for the National Association of Christian Women Entrepreneurs. Jo Ann is represented by Rachelle Gardner of WordServe Literary.
Jo Ann's training and background is in marketing and development, with a 20-year track record of working as a Director of Development for a faith-based organization, Director of Advertising for a national lifestyle magazine, and Public Relations Director for a nationally franchised fitness chain.
Jo Ann lives in Tennessee, with her husband Matt (www.MattFore.com), who is a nationally known sleight-of-hand magician. An empty-nester, she has one adult daughter, one granddaughter, and four adult step-daughters. Jo Ann enjoys a sometimes crazy, always passionate, supernaturally purposeful life.
You can visit Jo Ann and learn more about her writing, coaching, mastermind groups, and workshops at www.JoAnnFore.com and www.SoYouWantToWrite.org.