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Cynthia E. Mazzaferro
ATAI: Tell us a little about you.
I’m Cynthia Mazzaferro an international award-wining and Amazon Best-seller author. Professionally, I am a retired physical therapist and owner of an ergonomic company that did work site analysis, product redesign and employee training on reducing stress and injuries in the workplace. I’ve been teaching and empowering individuals over 40 years. I am also a Reiki Master and energy practitioner and use a variety of techniques to assist in inner and outer healing. I am a keynote and inspirational speaker, workshop coordinator/trainer, intuitive and energy healer, and life coach.
ATAI: How long have you been writing?
Cynthia Mazzaferro: I’ve been writing for the past 2 years.
ATAI: What was your most recent release?
Cynthia Mazzaferro: My first book is Powerful Beyond Measure that was published on April 4, 2017 and was a contributing author in Shine Your Light that was just released Sept 6, 2017.
ATAI: What do you love most about writing?
Cynthia Mazzaferro: I love writing that allows me to inspire individuals to see their greatness and experience a passionate, joyful and healthy life.
ATAI: What do you find most challenging?
Cynthia Mazzaferro: To make sure that I am grounded in focused goals and not take on too many distracted ideas that can pull me into too many directions.
ATAI: Where do your ideas come from?
Cynthia Mazzaferro: My ideas come from many resources: personal experience, intuition, Divine Guidance, people and experiences that come into my life.
ATAI: What is your writing process?
Cynthia Mazzaferro: Initially, the goal for the book is primarily identified and then the scope and framework is identified. By having a clear understanding of content, stories, practical tools/techniques, process and benefits that the reader can take away allows the chapters to have clarity and flow. Building the structure first allows for ease of content in a timely and efficient way.
ATAI: Do your characters (or message) ever seem to have a life of their own or an agenda of their own?
Cynthia Mazzaferro: Many of my personal experiences and those that come into my life, I know are there for me to integrate into my story and the message/value that the reader can take away.
ATAI: What’s your favorite part of your book (or one of your books)?
Cynthia Mazzaferro: Sharing some of my personal stories and how I grew and also some of the powerful life-changing experiences with a Mexican Family who was living a life of fear and a German woman who never experienced love and had lived a life of loneliness and disease.
ATAI: What are you working on next?
Cynthia Mazzaferro: I have two new book titles/themes I am considering writing but am presently still promoting both of my new books. I envision delving more into another book in 2018 and await the continued inspiration and stories that will come into my life to provide the supplemental content for it.
ATAI: Where can people find you online?
Cynthia Mazzaferro: My website is www.CynthiaMazzaferro.com
Both my books: Powerful Beyond Measure can be found on any on-line site (Amazon, Barnes & Noble) or at any bookstore.
You can also order your books from my website at http://www.cynthiamazzaferro.com/powerful-beyond-measure/ or http://www.cynthiamazzaferro.com/shine-your-light-book/.
If you would like to contact me, please send me an email at info@CynthiaMazzaferro.com.
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