2013 Global Ebook Awards Winner for Best Biography and Book Trailer
During her childhood on an idyllic barrier island on the Space Coast of Florida, Joanie Holzer Schirm first heard many of the stories detailed in her books through the colorful tales of her father. She knew she wanted to write these stories down one day, but had no idea that fifty years later, her powerful debut book, Adventurers Against Their Will, would win the 2013 Global Ebook Awards for Best Biography. The moral to this story: You are never too old to accomplish your dreams.
In addition to writing books and articles, Joanie Schirm is a photographer, world traveler, community activist, sought-after public speaker, and former Orlando, Florida award-winning businesswoman. She is internationally known for her leadership role in Orlando’s hosting of FIFA’s World Cup USA 1994. The mother of two children, Kelly and Derick, she lives in Orlando with her husband, Roger Neiswender.
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