Author Spotlight – Shar Halliburton

Author’s Bio

As a certified life & professional coach, Queashar empowers professionals to push past
self-sabotaging behaviors and utilize their innate abilities to excel in life and business.
Queashar is a contributing writer of Advance Magazine and the author of
Skyrocket Your Success! 10 Keys to Refocus, Reposition & Reclaim Your Purpose!

-What is your genre?

I write nonfiction self-help books.

-What draws you to this genre?

I love this genre because authors can share their life lessons and experiences to provide valuable solutions to life’s obstacles and challenges. Most of all, writing an impactful nonfiction book can become the pathway to a profitable information-based business.

-What is your purpose?
As an author, speaker and life coach, my purpose is to empower women to overcome life’s challenges and monetize their genius through publishing a signature nonfiction book.

-Who has influenced your life as an author?
There have been many people that have impacted my life as an author. The first person that has influenced me as and author was my mother, Jarita R. Barge-Halliburton. When I was young, she taught me the importance of using impactful words to get my point across in my writing. Other mentors such as Stephanie Rodnez, Dr. De’Andrea Matthews, Sylvia Hubbard-Hutula and Charlotte Howard have also influenced my author journey.

-What is your favorite marketing technique?
My favorite marketing technique is creating video content to help promote my books.

-How do you get your book in front of readers?
I use several methods to get my book in front of readers such as: speaking at virtual events/conferences, being interviewed on podcasts or blogs, magazine features, attending book fairs and creating engaging content on my social media.

I have also created a podcast on Anchor using the name of my signature book, Skyrocket Your Success! I use keys in the book to highlight everyday professionals looking to level up in their personal relationships and careers.

-What is something you want readers to know about you?

When I am not writing, I love to spend time with family and friends. I also love to travel, listen to live music, and spend time volunteering in my community.

-What are you reading right now?
Uncloned Marketing by Audria Richmond and Entrepreneur Secrets: The New Rules of Wealth Creation by Charlotte Howard

-3 Fun facts about yourself
I am always winning contests. One year, I won 8 contests in a row.
I have been a licensed insurance agent for two decades.
My favorite vacation spot is Jamaica.

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