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latoya belfon

Your Pen

Your Power

Best-Selling Author, Publisher

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Public Speaker

Biography

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Latoya Belfon is a renowned author, CEO of Labworks Publishing, McGill University alumna, Innovative Educator, Workshop & Webinar Facilitator, and dynamic Motivational Speaker. With a remarkable portfolio of over 15 children's books and goal-setting guides as an author, and successful collaborations as a publisher, Latoya has left an indelible mark on the literary landscape. Her expertise extends to leading workshops and webinars for esteemed organizations like the Quebec Writers Foundation and the BMO Black Entrepreneurship Program, where she understands that her presence in these spaces advocates for diverse representation. As a dedicated teacher with the English Montreal School Board and a Co-operating teacher at McGill University, Latoya shares her knowledge and shapes the next generation of educators. Co-founding Empowered Women in Lit, an online platform promoting diverse authors and combating bias in literature, further demonstrates her commitment to empowering marginalized voices. Latoya Belfon's multifaceted contributions have garnered recognition and made a significant impact in the literary community and beyond.


My Author

Journey

From a young age, I discovered my passion for storytelling through entertaining twin boys as their babysitter, which ignited my commitment to honing my storytelling skills and sharing my stories with others. As a wife, mother, sister, daughter, and friend, I embrace multiple roles, but it is my creative spirit that finds immense joy in captivating readers with my books. I believe in the transformative power of literature and hope that my stories inspire readers to embark on their own journeys and realize that it's never too late to pursue their dreams or develop a love for reading. At the age of 36, I proudly published my first book, marking a significant milestone in my writing journey.

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MY EVENTS

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Master The Self-Publishing

Process Like a Pro!

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JANUARY 19TH 7:00PM EST

Are you ready to take charge of your publishing journey and master the art of self-publishing? Join me, Latoya Belfon, a seasoned Author, Best-Seller, Hybrid Publisher, and Self-Publishing expert, Digital Marketer for an intensive two-hour workshop designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to navigate the dynamic world of self-publishing with confidence and success.



Illustrate Your Children’s Picture Book

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March 16th 2:00-4:00PM


Embark on a dynamic journey to bring your children's stories to life! This hands-on workshop introduces you to AI-generated illustrations using MidJourney. From storyboarding to character creation and text insertion, participants will acquire the skills to swiftly build their own captivating picture books. The session culminates in a collaborative book compilation and review, providing a comprehensive toolkit for aspiring authors and illustrators. Join us and turn your creative dreams into reality!


In this workshop, we will -

- Dive into AI-generated illustrations using MidJourney

- Learn storyboarding, character creation, and text insertion

- Hands-on activities: isolate characters, place in scenes, choose effective text

- Collaborative book compilation and review

- Swiftly craft engaging children's picture books

- Transformative experience for aspiring authors and illustrators

Join Us

AUTHOR ACCELERATE

RESOURCES

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Explore a trove of tools to elevate your author journey! Dive into comprehensive guides and workbooks tailored for fiction, nonfiction, and children’s book writers. Uncover the secrets of captivating book cover design with our master guides. Ignite your book's success with social media marketing ideas crafted for authors. Your one-stop shop for author excellence awaits! 🚀📚 #AuthorAccelerate #WritingResources

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"The Author's Pre-Writing Success Roadmap: A Comprehensive Checklist for Aspiring Writers" is a downloadable resource that guides aspiring authors through the pre-writing phase, helping them define goals, craft compelling characters, and conduct research. It empowers writers with practical advice, enabling them to approach their projects confidently and purposefully.

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Latoya

Belfon

public speaker

Latoya Belfon is a dynamic public speaker and workshop facilitator who captivates audiences with her insightful perspectives and empowering messages. With expertise in goal-setting and goal achievement strategies, she inspires individuals to reach their full potential and unlock their personal and professional success. As a motivational speaker, she ignites passion and motivation in her listeners, empowering them to overcome challenges and embrace a positive mindset. With a focus on women empowerment, equitable education, and diverse literature, Latoya fosters inclusivity, diversity, and equality in all aspects of life. Her engaging and inspiring speaking style leaves a lasting impact, motivating individuals to take charge of their lives and create meaningful change.

PUBLIC SPEAKING TOPICS

Women Empowerment, Business People Portrait and Diversity, Collaboration and Motivation, Employee Engagement and Solidarity of Office Teamwork. Happy Female Group of Staff in Startup Marketing Agency

WOMEN

EMPOWERMENT

GOAL STRATEGY & SUCCESS

HEALTH & EQUITABLE OPPORTUNITIES

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EDUCATION

EQUITABLE EDUCATION/ DIVERSE LIT

PUBLISHING

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BUSINESS

SMALL BUSINESS SET-UP/BRANDING

CUSTOMER SERVICE STRATEGY

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Labworks Publishing

Diverse Representation Matters

Ownership of Intellectual Property

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Belfon

latoya

CEO LABWORKS PUBLISHING INC.

3X BEST-SELLING AUTHOR

PUBLIC SPEAKER

COO MONTREAL VENDORS

WOMAN OF IMPACT AWARDEE (PMCA)

WORKSHOP CREATOR & FACILITATOR

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Interested in publishing or book development and have questions? Book a free 30 min consultation now.

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labworkspublishing@gmail.com

latoyabelfon@gmail.com

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@latoyabelfonjohn

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The Journey

Before

Me

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THE JOURNEY BEFORE ME BLOG is my way of writing with the sole purpose of creative freedom. It is a lifestyle blog that I use to write about my many different job titles, experiences, past and present and opportunities before me, both personal and professional,