Journeys: Season 3, Episode 18 - Katie Mazeika

M4G Advocacy Media

May 8 2023 • 1 hr 6 mins

Krystal and I had a great talk with Katie Mazeika about her journey navigating the world of disability and book publishing.

00:00 Intro

01:24 Katie's Journey

13:54 Art Portfolio of Authors

15:47 Agents and M.A.T.S. (Make Art That Sells)

17:50 The New Path Beginning With 'Annette'

20:15 Another Perspective Opens Doors

22:41 Helping Kids Build Confidence and Empathy

24:25 Joni Eareckson Tada

26:10 Helping Kids Understand Disability In A Positive Way

28:30 Building Empathic Future Generations

30:35 Break The Cycle

33:43 Open Minded Publishers

36:00 Foundational Influences

37:45 All Of Katie's Books

42:25 The Gift Of Perspective

45:00 Edelweiss

46:20 Personal Upcoming Projects

48:57 Explaining Sears Honor Built Houses

54:35 Monopolizing, Now It's Quantity over Quality

59:35 Discerning The Truth

1:01:29 Katie's Contact Info & Website & Other Resources





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