Stay on the path! Life will distract you. When I was performing my last school assembly in England in 2013 I stopped planning and allowed the event in finding a new career distract from the career I really wanted – being an author. I reached 1.6M kids in six countries and thirty-five states as a NED Show performer so why wouldn’t I continue reaching kids in a positive, character-building way? How many more kids can I reach through books than in person? It’s exponential especially with today’s multimedia and social media opportunities. I met Tim with Blue Fish Web Design in Post Falls, ID today … Today I began planning my next career as a kids book author. Kids Have Ups and Downs Too the first book in the series, as well as the second book subtitled, “A Bully’s Journal” are available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Remember “Promoting literacy of the heart and mind cultivates the landscape of a child’s future”. #BookerWeed #KidsHaveUpsAndDownsToo #bethebuddy
What is your rousing or uplifting identity that tells others who you are? Maybe you want others to know your call in life or maybe your cause? I want others to see how I try to live like Christ spoke the Truth because He was the Truth speaking. I want Christ to be my anthem. I may hit a wrong note at times but the conviction of my heart sets me back on track. I write & illustrate kids books because the anthem of #BookerWeed is sharing with kids that no matter what’s happening at home, their neighborhood, or with their friends they have what it takes to make #goodchoices.
#BookerWeed – Go figure … This odd yet meaningful name brings so many memories to my mind. A highschool road trip to Eugene Bible College (now named Newhope Christian College) in 1978, and a repeat in 1979 – the many greeting cards I created for classmates while earning lunch money, the buttons we made in support of our military men & women and to honor those lost on the day of 911.
Now a self-published #author writing my third book in the series #KidsHaveUpsAndDownsToo, I intend to bring to the world’s attention that no matter what’s happening at home, in your neighborhood, or with your friends you have what it takes to make good choices.
This being inspired by eleven years traveling across 35 states and 5 countries as a yoyo professional encouraging kids to become champions in school and in life as I shared #TheNEDShow with 1.6 million kids. I can not measure the gratitude I have for #AllForKidz and as I move on in a more traditional management role I continue to focus on the dream of reaching exponentially more kids as a full time children’s book author concentrating on the hashtag #BeTheBuddy.
Now for some uke therapy …
A Bully’s Journal
Pleased to announce two books are now available on Amazon and B&N. Throughout the series kids will be inspired to consider that no matter what is happening at home, in their neighborhood, or with their friends they have what it takes to make good choices. Learn from mistakes they don’t have to be your own. Be The Buddy! My books can you do just that!
Have a Romans 15:13 day!
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Book No. 3 in the series, “Kids Have Ups and Downs Too” is subtitled “Road Trip”. The reader will find Booker Weed and friends on road trip to Character County. They will visit many cities named after character traits. They are joined by Billy Elims (smile backwards), the star of Book No. 2, which should be available on Amazon & Barnes & Noble in about three weeks.
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Making Booker Weed America’s next household name is a huge undergoing. I’m just a former aerospace supervisor who got laid off and thought, “What am I going to do the rest of my life?” Screenprinting from my garage didn’t work so well, loading UPS trucks gave me tendanitis, and customer service at a Shell gas station made me fat eating the snacks that surrounded me to stay awake.
When God speaks to you it may not be something you hear but it penetrates your heart and soul as it did mine the week following the end of my aerospace career. I simply asked, “God, what would you have me do?” His reply: “You’re going to minister to kids and have to fly to do it.” I became a yoyo professional and for the last ten years I have been blessed to speak to more than 1.3 million kids worldwide and encourage them to become champions in school and in life as a NED Show performer for All For Kidz, Inc.
Inspired by my notorious childhood and the word God spoke to me I have wrtten my first book in the series, “Kids Have Ups and Downs Too!” starring Booker Weed. For me to minister to kids and continue to fly to do it Booker Weed must become a household name. If I can reach over a million kids in person imagine how many more kids I can reach with a successful series of kids books. Please Like my Fertile Ground Creations Fan Page to learn more about Booker Weed and me. Sharing on Facebook is huge so thanks for that!