Sharon C. Jenkins is an educator, author, motivational speaker and workshop facilitator who serves as the Inspirational Principal for The Master Communicator & Associates and is the mastermind behind the successful Authors Networking Summit concept. Ms. Jenkins is also the “Head Bean Counter” for the new on-line training site, Cool Beans University which is designed specifically for the busy professional.
Known as The Master Communicator, is proficient in communicating in several forms of media: radio, newspapers, magazines, and the spoken word. She is the Consulting Editor for d-mars.com’s Business, Faith-Based, and Health and Wellness Journals and she hosts a Blog Talk Radio Program called The Literary Showcase where she has interviewed over 50 authors, affording them the opportunity to get their message to the masses.
As a freelance writer she has written for several local and national publications such as Yahoo Shine, Diva Toolbox, Beauty Come Forth Magazine, and crafted Small Business Today’s lead article for their premier issue with Farouk Shamir. In addition to Authorpreneurship, The Business of Writing, Jenkins is the author of Beyond the Closet Door and has co-authored two other books, Songs of Three Sisters and Ready, Set, Succeed: Making Your Dream Come True.
Jenkins is also the brainchild behind several author’s workshops. Her prevailing mission is to equip authors to live their literary dreams without emptying their bank accounts. She started this undertaking four years ago with the Desire to Inspire Workshops, which progressed to the 2010 and 2011 Authors Networking Summit which were hosted in Houston and Detroit. The 2012 Authors Networking Summit will introduce The Authorpreneurship Project. As a literary coach, she has seen the birthing of An American Nightmare, the Pitfalls of Home Ownership by Toni R. Harris, Whatever You Do Brand You by Michelle R. Harden, and Frank’s Roadmap to Career Success by Frank T. Mitchell.
She also wrote, produced and directed two plays called The Café of Hope and Benjamin Thomas Worthington, Resurrected, as well as performed as a dramatic reader in the poetry recital Sing Loudly Hallelujah written and directed by K. G. Bell. As an educator she often refers to herself as a “teacher of teachers” because of her ability to effectively communicate and adapt to a wide variety of audiences such as businesses, social organizations, churches, and schools as well as at professional conferences. Some of Jenkins’ keynote topics include: “Transitions: How to Take Your Dreams Out of Neutral,” “Discovering the Beauty in You!” and “Get the Hook-Up: Establishing a Community Presence.” She co-produced the historical documentary with Positive Image Productions, “Do You Remember? African American Business Success in Houston, Texas” for the Houston Citizens Chamber of Commerce and was the catalyst behind the chamber’s State Granted Historical Marker.