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BOOKS: Americanah By – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

BOOKS: Americanah By – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

| April 21, 2017

My thoughts: I first discovered Chimamanda when Beyonce sampled her speech titled “We Should All Be Feminists” in her 2013 single “Flawless.” Then, of course, I started seeing articles, news clips, videos and more so naturally I grew curious. Chimamanda is EVERYTHING y’all. Strong. Beautiful. Smart and more. Synopsis: A powerful, tender story of race and identity […]

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LOVE: It forgives, heals, encourages, and inspires

LOVE: It forgives, heals, encourages, and inspires

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Some of the most unpleasant people just need a little love. For it was the Dalai Lama XIV who once said, “Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.” When I remember this quote only one person comes to mind: Amanda Lindhout, a Kidnap Survivor and Founder of The Global Enrichment […]

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[photos] I Had The Honor Of Speaking At The 4th Annual SIPO Conference: Power Of Ideas

[photos] I Had The Honor Of Speaking At The 4th Annual SIPO Conference: Power Of Ideas

| May 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

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You’re Invited To My Book Signing for My New Novel ‘Everything I Couldn’t Tell My Mother’

You’re Invited To My Book Signing for My New Novel ‘Everything I Couldn’t Tell My Mother’

| February 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

You know what makes us awesome? I’ll tell ya. Despite life’s challenges, you and I are still crazy enough to chase our dreams. And it’s been one hell of a ride, but what I know for sure is that we are determined to conquer both our fears and goals this year. Right now is such […]

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Answers To Your FAQs About My Career, My New Novel & Everything Inbetween

Answers To Your FAQs About My Career, My New Novel & Everything Inbetween

| February 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

When did you first realize you wanted to be a writer? I’ve known I’ve wanted to become a writer since I was a little girl. I remember writing short stories from the time I could hold a pencil. My passion for writing got really deep in elementary and high school. I grew up feeling really […]

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Ready For Download: The Preview Of My New Novel “Everything I Couldn’t Tell My Mother”

Ready For Download: The Preview Of My New Novel “Everything I Couldn’t Tell My Mother”

| November 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

I did it! I’ve conquered one more item off my bucket list! Not many people know this but over the last 3 and a half years, I’ve spent every moment of my free time creating and writing my debut novel titled Everything I Couldn’t Tell My Mother. Believe it or not, this has been a […]

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Everything I Couldn’t Tell My Mother: a novel

Everything I Couldn’t Tell My Mother: a novel

| October 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

It’s been a very long time coming but I am happy to say that I have added another role to my growing empire and I can officially call myself an author. This is a dream that I have had since I was a little girl. I am the proud creator of a young adult fiction […]

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GIRL ON TOP: Kim Green Discusses Her Debut Novel ‘Hallucination’ & Shares Words of Wisdom To Young Writers

GIRL ON TOP: Kim Green Discusses Her Debut Novel ‘Hallucination’ & Shares Words of Wisdom To Young Writers

| December 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Kim Green is a remarkable professional writer. She is the author of the bestselling Fantasia Barrino autobiography, Life is Not a Fairytale and most recently published her debut novel, Hallucination. As a fellow writer, I can appreciate Kim’s wisdom and the mountains she’s had to climb to get to where she is today. Kim has […]

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My Challenging, Yet Very Rewarding, Career As An Aspiring Novelist

My Challenging, Yet Very Rewarding, Career As An Aspiring Novelist

| September 4, 2012 | 7 Comments

  From the outside looking in, you would probably assume that I have it all going on. You would also probably assume that my career is flourishing and that I have very few obstacles in sight judging by my upbeat attitude and positive outlook on life. But if you really knew me then you would […]

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GIRL ON TOP: Jemima Codrington Discusses Her Career As A Champion Journalist, & Shares The Key To Success In The Industry

GIRL ON TOP: Jemima Codrington Discusses Her Career As A Champion Journalist, & Shares The Key To Success In The Industry

| August 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Today’s “Girl On Top” interview is very special to me because I am featuring a talented writer and friend. Jemima Codrington and I were colleagues back in the last quarter of 2011 and have maintained a budding friendship ever since. We share the same love for writing, the same hunger for success and the same […]

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