Best-selling author, keynote speaker
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Maria is now offering webinars and workshops on publishing

Want to learn what Maria did to get where she is today? Check out these classes:

  • I want to get published, where do I begin?
  • How to market a book

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Maria signing books at the world-famous Davis Kidd bookstore in Nashville

Wondering if you should pursue traditional or self-publishing?

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Where you may have seen Maria:

Did you know that…
  • Maria wrote her first novel during a year she spent playing soccer for RiverPlate in Argentina?
  • Perfect on Paper was on the cover of the Life section of USA Today the day it came out, and has since been translated into six languages?
  • Maria has shared her inspirational personal story with audiences across the country, including the Harvard Women’s Leadership Conference…twice?
  • Maria sells REAL Honey Notes from her Waverly Bryson books?
  • Maria is represented by the same speaker bureau as Guy Kawasaki?
  • Maria is hard at work on a new novel?

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