Individual Author Record
Name: Dona J YoungPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction Other Born: 1951 in Oak Park, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionDona is a life long Illinois resident.
Biographical and Professional InformationDona Young is president of The Writer’s Toolkit and Writer’s Toolkit Publishing LLC. In addition to teaching professional writing at Indiana University Northwest, she designs and facilitates corporate training programs. Young speaks at numerous conferences and conducts training programs throughout the country. She holds a B.A. from Northern Illinois University and an M.A. from The University of Chicago. Young also earned a certificate from The Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis, which enables her to work with the emotional aspects of learning. She considers herself a life-long learner, believing that who we become is a result of what we learn. Beyond that, her dog Jake keeps her from taking work, or life, too seriously.
*''Foundations of Business Communication: An Integrative Approach'', Career Education, 2005*''Business English: Writing in the Global Workplace '', Career Education, 2007*''The Mechanics of Writing: Which Comes First, the Comma or the Pause?'', Writer's Toolkit Publishing, LLC , 2008*''The Little Prince Who Taught a Village to Sing and Andrew's Story (with Andrew Skoda)'', CreateSpace, 2011*''The Writer's Handbook: Grammar for Writing '', CreateSpace, 2011*''Angry E-Mail: How to Put a Lid on It'', CreateSpace, 2011