More About the Author
International Award-Winning Author & "How-To" Guru Toneal M. Jackson has written relationship books, children's books, books on effective communication, as well as those geared to inspire. Though a native of Chicago, her titles have been featured in various cities throughout the country including Detroit, Dayton, Dallas, Houston, Baltimore, Kansas, Memphis, and Miami. In 2011, she ranked #3 as the National Black Book Festival's Best New Author. Her relationship book, Pleasing Your Partner: A Spiritual Guide to H.A.P.P.I.N.E.S.S. was celebrated at the 2011 Dayton Book Expo. Toneal served as a seminar speaker for the 2011 Ultimate Women's Expo in Dallas, TX.
In 2012, Chicago Children's Museum at Navy Pier featured her in their "Celebrating Authors" exhibit throughout African-American Heritage Month; later that year, CBS Chicago recognized her as one of "5 Indie Chicago Authors and Publishers to Watch Out For". In 2013, she appeared as a guest on The Exchange TV Show; Toneal was later featured in the June issue of Promoting Purpose Magazine. She was nominated as the 2013 BWABC's Female Author of the Year. Toneal was the Silver Medal recipient of the 2013 Readers' Favorite International Book Awards.
Toneal is the founder of Authors Promoting Success, a national organization specializing in all things literary to assist authors build, brand, and boost their business. Additionally, she is the owner of Toneal's To-Dos, a full service publishing company that focuses on assisting authors within the Christian, Inspirational, and Self-Help genres.
She also serves as a member of Chicago Writers Association, and is a motivational speaker, licensed evangelist, and youth leader. She hosts her own radio show, Inspirational Talk with Toneal, which airs Tuesdays on Blog Talk Radio.
Toneal has been married for over a decade, and credited with raising more than 10 children. She received her Bachelor's degree in Communication with a Spanish minor from DePaul University. She obtained her Master's degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.
For more information on Toneal, visit her website: tonealsto-dos.org
For more on her organization, go to: www.weareaps.com