Award-Winning Author, Journalist, and Photographer, Sharon Guynup Featured in Outliers in Writing

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Award-Winning Author, Journalist, Photographer, Sharon Guynup will be featured in Outliers in Writing, the latest book in the Outlier Leadership Series.

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“Editors who work with me tell me I do more background research on my story than most writers,” says Guynup. “It's important to me to get it right and do a good job. So, I dig in on every story I write.”

Award-winning Author, Journalist, and Photographer, Sharon Guynup will be featured in the latest book of the Outlier Leadership Series, Outliers in Writing, set to publish in summer 2017.

In Outliers in Writing, Guynup shares her perspective on various aspects of writing including the significance of contextual information.

“Editors who work with me tell me I do more background research on my story than most writers,” says Guynup. “It's important to me to get it right and do a good job. So, I dig in on every story I write.”

Guynup is a freelance journalist covering wildlife, the environment, energy, and environmental health issues. Her investigation for National Geographic into alleged wildlife trafficking from the Tiger Temple in Thailand earned her the 2017 Arlene Award for “an article that makes a difference” from the American Society of Journalists and Authors, and resulted in the seizure of the monastery’s 147 tigers.

Guynup, a public policy fellow at The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC, is currently researching wildlife trafficking and environmental crime that impacts endangered species, ecosystems, and natural resources. This project will produce articles, photographs, a book, and a documentary.

Dr. John Shufeldt, who created the Outlier Leadership Series to empower readers to reach their potential both personally and professionally, is honored to feature Guynup in Outliers in Writing.

“Guynup’s writer qualifications are essential for this book,” says Shufeldt. “When you read her interview, and learn about the adversity she has overcome in life, her story becomes all the more powerful.”

In her interview, Guynup emphasizes the importance of learning from those who have achieved success in their chosen profession.

“Look at, read, or study their work, study their methods and techniques,” says Guynup. “Learn from their career trajectory. Intern with individuals or organizations that are really amazing. Finding a mentor is also a great thing to do.”

Each book in the Outlier Leadership Series serve as a virtual mentor to readers. The books provide exclusive interview content from six professionals at the top of their field, action guides and targeted resources for those looking to succeed in a chosen profession.

Outliers in Writing will be the sixth book in the Outlier Leadership Series. Other books in the Outlier Leadership Series include:

Click here for more information on the Outlier Leadership Series and the launch of Outliers in Writing.

About Outliers in Writing:
Outliers in Writing is a how-to guide for aspiring writers, presented through interviews with six seasoned writing professionals. Each interview provides readers with a range of valuable information from storytelling skills and the power of observation, to career strategy and the importance of writing every day. These six incredible writing professionals candidly share their obstacles and ingredients for a successful writing career. Readers will complete this book having received the most potent advice for becoming the best writer possible. Whether you aspire to be a writer, novelist, or journalist, this collection of wisdom will expand your perspective and serve as a foundation for a vibrant career. Outliers in Writing was written as part of the Outlier Leadership Series mentorship books, created by Dr. John Shufeldt. 

About John Shufeldt: http://www.johnshufeldt.com
Dr. John Shufeldt, MD, JD, MBA, FACEP is a leadership expert in multidisciplinary ventures committed to innovation in medicine, entrepreneurism and education. John has three decades of experience leading high performing teams in businesses that combine his passions for medicine, law, and leadership. He committed to return to school every 10 years to push his own personal envelope. John continues to practice emergency medicine, and is an adjunct professor at ASU’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law.

About Sharon Guynup: http://sharonguynup.com/Sharon_Website/HOME.html
Sharon Guynup is a freelance journalist covering wildlife, the environment, energy, and environmental health issues. Sharon’s investigation for National Geographic into alleged wildlife trafficking from the Tiger Temple in Thailand earned her the 2017 Arlene Award for “an article that makes a difference” from the American Society of Journalists and Authors. She is currently researching wildlife trafficking and environmental crime that impacts endangered species, ecosystems, and natural resources as a public policy fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC. The project will produce articles, photographs, a book, and a documentary.

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