Marc O’Brien: Using Fiction To Distribute Information

Marc O’Brien is today’s guest on The Segilola Salami Show. Marc shares with us how he uses fiction to distribute information and relates it to his personal life’s journey facing adversities.  I assure you, you need to click play now to listen to this most intriguing conversation with Marc O’Brien. There’s also a giveaway brought to you by Barracudas Activity Day Camps UK.

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About Marc O’Brien

podcast guest cover image cover art Marc O'Brien: Using Fiction To Distribute Information online radio talk showMarc D. O’Brien BA is the author of Peter the Peteeatrick Panda’s Playground and Special Person to Ride. He is the Co-Founder and volunteer Advisor for Sanctuary Island Inc. His position is to lead the reading parties for children facing adversity; to write the next series of Peter the Peteeatrick Panda’s Playground and to speak to wounded warriors and children about his journey writing “challenges accepted challenges met “stories.

For nearly a decade and a half Marc O’Brien learned the importance of communication when he transitioned from therapeutic horse back riding with a leader and two side walkers to independent jumping competition in the South Florida Hunter/Jumper Association. He gained national recognition while competing in this program. The former New Jersey resident participated in the disabled riding program, Special People United to Ride, in Monmouth County New Jersey, and at the South Wind Farm program in Davie, Florida. The riding experiences at these two venues, along with the jumper competition enabled Marc to learn many valuable interpersonal concepts. Lessons that were learned included: sensitivity, teamwork, and respect for the unexpected.

Marc earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Arts from Barry University during his stay in South Florida. Throughout his professional career he has developed numerous ways to disseminate information in an effective manner. His experience has enabled him to develop positive relationships that can translate into effective public relations. Now living in Las Vegas, Marc continues to utilize his creative talents to effectively communicate messages and ideas in a concise manner.

You can find out more about Marc on his publisher’s website by clicking here.

Giveaway by Barracudas Activity Day Camps

The giveaway on this episode of The Segilola Salami Show is brought to you in collaboration with Barracudas Activity Day Camps. As Segilola Salami’s daughter features on the show once in a while, it was only fitting to work with a company that treats each child as unique and an individual when at their activity camps. Barracudas offers a range of activities to stimulate children in their care including swimming, nature trail and football, to name a few.

So enter now for your chance to win a free week at any Barracudas camps in the Easter and summer holidays 2019. The child must be 4.5 – 14 years. The week must not be split into separate days. This giveaway is worth £164.

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