Tag: author

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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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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GIRL ON TOP: Pauleanna Reid Discusses Her Evolving Empire and Why Women Everywhere Should Dream BIG

GIRL ON TOP: Pauleanna Reid Discusses Her Evolving Empire and Why Women Everywhere Should Dream BIG

| August 9, 2012 | 7 Comments

[Updated October 2013] I’ve had the privilege to interview so many amazing female professionals who illustrate strength, beauty and power. To kick off the second season of my “Girl On Top” features, I’ve decided to begin with myself! I can’t tell you how much I love receiving emails, Facebook and Twitter messages from you all. […]

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