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BOOKS FOR LIFE OCTOBER 26TH 2020

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A BOUT A UTHOR

Ja'Nay LeeAn n Rat clif f is a 7-year old gir l w h o h as t ak en t h is w or ld by st or m . Not on ly is sh e a big sist er , lit t le sist er , dau gh t er , an d a good f r ien d sh e is also an Aw ar d Win n in g an d Best Sellin g Au t h or w h o h as n ot 1 bu t 2 book s t h at ar e based on h er lif e. Fr om lear n in g h ow t o deal w it h h er an xiet y f r om h er m om an d t each er t o en joyin g h er t im e w it h h er f am ily. " Th e Book Clu b" an d " Tr avelin g Wit h Nay " h ave sold over 600 book s an d h ave been apar t of n u m er ou s book clu bs f r om ar ou n d t h e w or ld. Sh e h as been f eat u r ed in Pr et t y Wom en Hu st le M agazin e, Voyage Hou st on , Rain bow M e Kids, Bu r st In t o Book s, an d on e of t h e f eat u r ed au t h or s of Wor ds Un it e Book st or e. Ja'Nay 's love f or h elpin g k ids lik e h er self is w h at con t in u es t o f u el h er passion as an au t h or , m ot ivat ion al speak er , an d you n g in f lu en cer .

A UTHOR JA Y'NA Y LEEA NN RA TCLI FF


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TRA V ELI NG WI TH NA Y

Tr avelin g Wit h Nay is abou t a gir l w h o t r avels t o dif f er en t st at es an d visit s h er f am ily an d t h ey h ave am azin g adven t u r es. Ja'Nay t alk s abou t f am ily bon din g an d f am ily love.

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A UTHOR JA SM I NE LYNNE FLUNDER

A BOUT A UTHOR M y n am e is Jasm in e Lyn n e Flu n der . I am pr ayin g f or an ou t let so am able t o get m y book t o people w h o n eed it an d pr ayin g am able t o h elp h eal people w h o dealt w it h t h e t h in gs t h at I dealt w it h . I am a m ot h er of 3 beau t if u l gir ls an d a w if e. I r ecen t ly pu blish ed m y book called Pr evailin g Over M y St or m s. Th is book of poem s is m ean t t o h elp people w h o ar e exper ien cin g depr ession ,sadn ess, an d or / ju st u n h appy. It is an en cou r agem en t t o people t o let t h em k n ow t h at t h r ou gh Gods h elp h e or sh e w ill m ak e it t h r ou gh an y dif f icu lt ies t h at t h ey en cou n t er . Each Poem h as been w r it t en f r om m y ow n per son al exper ien ces. M y pr ayer is t h at t h is book w ill give you an d ot h er people st r en gt h an d en cou r agem en t t o over com e. CONTACT DETAILS:

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Prev ai l i ng Ov er M y Storms Th is book of poem s is m ean t t o h elp people w h o ar e exper ien cin g depr ession , sadn ess, an d/ or ju st u n h appy. It is an en cou r agem en t t o people t o let t h em k n ow t h at t h r ou gh God's h elp h e or sh e w ill m ak e it t h r ou gh an y dif f icu lt ies t h at t h ey en cou n t er . Each poem h as been w r it t en f r om h er per son al exper ien ces. Her pr ayer is t h at t h is book w ill give you st r en gt h an d en cou r agem en t t o over com e.

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A BOUT A UTHOR Cye Th om as w as bor n in Ken t , t h e gar den of En glan d. He is an au t h or an d a vocalist , sin gin g an d w r it in g lyr ics f or a du o in h is h om e cou n t y of Ken t . In h is ear ly t w en t ies, Cye ser ved in t h e Royal Air For ce an d it w as du r in g t h is t im e t h at be cam e u p w it h t h e idea f or h is f ir st n ovel Ear t h Door . Cye?s n ovel is available t h r ou gh eit h er h is pu blish er ?s w ebsit e Br eak in g t h e r u les pu blish in g, or t h r ou gh am azon , eit h er as a k in dle or paper back . Cye is cu r r en t ly w or k in g on h is n ext n ovel Th e God Bu bble, w h ich h e h opes t o h ave f in ish ed by n ext su m m er , as w ell as a cou ple of sh or t st or ies, ?Af t er ,? an d ?Th e m an w it h n o f ace.? He is also du e t o be pu blish ed as par t of a n ew book called ?I t h e au t h or ,? by Sw eet Cat pr ess, du e ou t som et im e in Novem ber . Th e book is a collabor at ion of w or k s by over a h u n dr ed dif f er en t au t h or s, w r it in g abou t t h eir exper ien ces, an d w h at in spir ed t h em t o becom e au t h or s. You can get in t ou ch w it h Cye Th om as via h is Facebook page Cye Th om as Au t h or .

A UTHOR CYE THOM A S


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EA RTH DOOR Th e st or y is abou t a f or m er U.S ser vicem an called Bain Edw ar ds, w h o, af t er r eceivin g a call f or h elp f r om an old ar m y bu ddy called Reeve Har r ison , dr ops ever yt h in g an d f lies t o t h e U.K. Wh en h e ar r ives, Reeve h as van ish ed. As Bain begin s h is sear ch f or h is m issin g bu ddy, h e soon r ealises t h at n ot h in g is w h at it seem s. Ever yt h in g h e t h ou gh t h e k n ew abou t h is f r ien d is a lie. Wh o is h e r eally an d h ow is h e con n ect ed t o t h e st r an ge ligh t s at St on eh en ge? As t h e pieces of t h e jigsaw begin t o u n r avel, Bain is dr aw n in t o a bat t le again st en em ies f r om a par allel ear t h , m or e pow er f u l t h an h e cou ld ever h ave im agin ed. In a r ace again st t im e, h e m u st t r y t o save, n ot ju st h is f r ien d Reeve, bu t ever y ot h er h u m an bein g on a plan et h e calls h om e..

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A BOUT A UTHOR M y n am e is Sh abeat r ice Su m lin . I'm a 21 year old gir l bor n an d r aised in Nash ville, TN. I gr adu at ed f r om Sou t h er n Ch oct aw High Sch ool in Gilber t ow n , AL. Nash ville w ill alw ays be h om e, it gave m e t h e oppor t u n it ies I n eeded, w h ile Ch oct aw Cou n t y, AL gave m e t h ose sou t h er n valu es I w ill alw ays ch er ish . I w ill alw ays be a sou t h er n gir l at h ear t . Soon af t er t h at , I h ad m y dau gh t er Lau r yn Fr an k s, w h o is n ow 3 year s old. I began w r it in g w h en I w as 8 year s old, ever yt h in g cam e so n at u r al an d easy t o m e. So r ecen t ly, I began w r it in g again af t er f eelin g lik e t h er e w as a void in m y lif e, w h ich w as f r om m e n ot doin g w h at I en joyed. I've alw ays loved w r it in g, it 's n ever been abou t w or k . Th is w as alw ays m y h obby t h at m ade f eel so f r ee an d t r u e t o m yself . I w an t n ot h in g m or e t h an t o be h ear d, If m an y w om en cou ld ju st h ear w h at I h ave t o say I'd be sat isf ied. I'm ext r em ely h u m ble, an d gr at ef u l f or an y oppor t u n it y GOD h as in st or e f or m e. I've been com par ed t o Nola Dar lin g & Issa Rae so don't cou n t m e ou t , you w ill see m e again .

A UTHOR SHA BEA TRI CE SUM LI N


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BLA CK GI RL BI BLE Black Gir l Bible is m y advice, an d exper ien ces as a w om an . As w om en w e've silen ced ou r selves t o k eep f r om bein g a st er eot ype. Wh en w e expr ess ou r f eelin gs som e m ay say w e'r e com plain in g, u n gr at ef u l, or h ave an at t it u de. Th is book is sayin g ju st LISTEN, I'm n ot m ad, I'm t ir ed. We'r e get t in g t o t h e n it t y gr it t y abou t t h in gs t h at ar en't t alk ed abou t as m u ch as t h ey sh ou ld be. M an y t im es w e'r e lost an d don't h ave an ybody t o ven t t o. Well, t h is is you r ch an ce t o r elat e f r om on e w om an t o an ot h er . Th e book becom es you r per son al diar y w h ile det ailin g com m on obst acles w om en go t h r ou gh . You w ill n ever get bor ed w it h t h is on e, becau se you 'r e act u ally w r it in g you r ow n t h in gs in also. Th e book even f eat u r es a "con ver sat ion st ar t er " sect ion t h at you can h ave in a gr ou p set t in g w it h ot h er m en an d w om en .

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A BOUT A UTHOR M y n am e is Ch an t al Jen n in gs I?m f r om a sm all t ow n called Du e West SC. I ju st w r ot e an d got m y f ir st book pu blish ed called A Relen t less Decade. M y book is abou t social in ju st ice, slaver y, an d h ow w e as Am er ica n eed t o com e t oget h er an d m ak e a ch an ge. I lost som e loved on es in clu din g m y m ot h er at a ear ly age. Goin g t h r ou gh t h ese t h in gs at a ear ly age h as h elped m e becom e t h e w om an I am t oday. I h ave a su ppor t gr ou p called Th e Voice We h ave w h ich is f or an yon e w h o h as loss a loved on e. For an yon e w h o doesn?t h ave an yon e t o t alk t o I w an t ed t o cr eat e t h is gr ou p f or people t o voice h ow t h ey f eel. We all n eed su ppor t an d love. M y su ppor t gr ou p is st ill a w or k in g pr ogr ess. I?m also a even t plan n er h elpin g beau t if u l br ides t o be w it h t h eir beau t if u l day. I h ave a lovin g, k in d, an d car in g spir it . I alw ays t r y t o r em ain posit ive an d en cou r age som eon e. I h ope by t h e t h in gs I?m doin g an d t r yin g t o accom plish w it h m y voice people can r elat e an d it w ill h elp som eon e as w ell. I can?t f or get t o m en t ion I?m m ar r ied t o t h e love of m y lif e M ich ael Lew is Jen n in gs II. He h as been m y biggest su ppor t er t h r ou gh ever yt h in g I?m t r yin g t o do an d accom plish m y biggest ch eer leader as w ell. We don?t h ave an y k ids yet bu t w e plan on h avin g som e. CONTACT DETAILS: Jen n in gsCh an t al@iclou d.com

A UTHOR CHA NTA L JENNI NGS


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A RELENTLESS DECA DE A Relen t less Decade is a book f or ever y Am er ican . In t h is book you r ead abou t pain , f ear , an d w an t in g a ch an ge t o h appen . It ?s a book abou t w h at h appen s in Am er ica. Th in gs t h e older an d you n ger gen er at ion h ave exper ien ced. Th r ou gh all of t h e scar y an d h appy m om en t s in lif e w e sh ou ld all com e t oget h er as on e. We sh ou ld all st an d f or som et h in g.

?Be bold. Be Cou r ageou s. Never be af r aid t o speak u p an d speak ou t .? -Joh n Lew is

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A BOUT A UTHOR Dr . Sh eldon D. New t on is an au t h or of over t h ir t y book s, in clu din g t h e best -sellin g n on -f ict ion , 'How t o Pr ay & Get Resu lt s' an d t h e n ovel, 'Gen n a's Figh t .' He is an in t er n at ion al speak er an d ser ves as t h e Dir ect or of Ber ea In st it u t e. In addit ion , h e is also a Sen ior Lect u r er at Ber ea Un iver sit y, locat ed in Nassau , Bah am as. Dr . New t on is t h e Sen ior Past or of Jesu s Ch r ist Cen t er ed M in ist r ies In t er n at ion al. He lives in Nassau w it h h is w if e an d t w o ch ildr en .

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A UTHOR SHELDON D. NEWTON


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GENNA 'S FI GHT JUST HOW FAR WOULD A M OTHER GO FOR HER CHILD? Lit er ally k ick ed ou t of h er h om e an d f or ced t o leave beh in d t h e lif e sh e h as k n ow n f or year s an d h er on ly son ? Sam u el ? Gen n a w an der s in t h e dar k alon e, n ot k n ow in g w h at t o do or w h er e t o go. Sh e en t er s a Wom en?s Sh elt er w h er e sh e st r u ggles t o r egain h er san it y af t er year s of abu se, sh am e an d r eject ion . Fr om u n con t r ollable cr yin g t o n ear ly com m it t in g su icide, t h e pain , at t im es, becom es alm ost t oo u n bear able.

On e m agazin e w r it es, ?Th e st or y of Gen n a?s Figh t is br azen an d ast on ish in g. It is su per b becau se ever y t h em e an d ever y m om en t is per f ect ly w eaved t oget h er in t o an excellen t n ovel? ..Gen n a?s Figh t is in cr edibly addict ive an d w ill h ave it s r eader s r acin g t h r ou gh it , f r an t ically t u r n in g on e page t o t h e n ext .? Can Gen n a r egain h er san it y? Will sh e be able t o get h er son back f r om h er cr u el villain of a h u sban d, called Tom ? it all boils dow n t o w h at a m ot h er is pr epar ed t o do!!!!!

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A BOUT A UTHOR Vict or ia J. Hyla is a Ch icagolan d n at ive w h o h as been w r it in g all h er lif e. Sh e w or k s as a f r eelan ce w r it er an d edit or . Sh e also h as w or k ed as a h igh sch ool En glish an d En glish Lan gu age Lear n er t each er an d dir ect or of sever al t h eat r ical pr odu ct ion s?. Vict or ia?s pu blish ed w or k s in clu des t h e Hear t s Dr aw n Wyld t r ilogy. Book 1: In Deat h We Par t an d Book 2: Ru n n in g in t h e M ist s an d Book 3: Aw ak e in Elysian Fields ar e available f or pu r ch ase on all m ajor on lin e book r et ailer s as w ell as m u lt iple digit al plat f or m s. Th e t r ilogy f ollow s Br ian n a Wylder an d Elyse Br en n an Wylder as t h ese w om en deal w it h loss an d love an d t h e w or ld beyon d.? CONTACT DETAILS: vm aldon ado1230@yah oo.com h t t ps:/ / w w w.f acebook .com / vict or iajh yla h t t ps:/ / w w w.in st agr am .com / vict or iaj.h yla/

A UTHOR V I CTORI A J. HYLA -

Amet, consetetur Sadipscing elitr Sed diam L orem ipsum color

L orem ipsum dolor sit amet, consetetur sadipscing elitr, sed diam nonumy eirmod tempor invidunt ut labore et dolore.


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A WA K E I N ELYSI A N FI ELDS ?It ?s t h e m ist ak es an d im per f ect ion s t h at m ak e t h in gs t r u ly beau t if u l.? Hau n t ed by f r act u r ed ch ildh ood m em or ies an d t r au m a bor n f r om h er m ot h er ?s deat h an d h er f at h er ?s abu se, Elyse Br en n an Wylder jou r n eys t o Par is h opin g t o f in d an sw er s abou t h er m ot h er ?s past an d per h aps h er ow n f u t u r e. Wit h on ly an old ph ot ogr aph t o gu ide h er , sh e is t h r ow n in t o a w or ld f ar beyon d an yt h in g sh e?s ever im agin ed? bot h good an d evil. Af t er m eet in g Jér ôm e Sau vet er r e, an in t r igu in g an d passion at e Par isian ar t ist , Elyse qu ick ly f in ds h er lif e, h er w or ld, an d h er h ear t open in g w ide as t h ey delve deeper in t o h er m ot h er ?s st or y an d lear n w h at love an d in t im acy r eally m ean . As Elyse an d Jér ôm e dig in t o t h e past , h ow f ar can t h ey go bef or e it ?s t oo lat e t o t u r n back ? Will t h ey f in d a ligh t at t h e en d of t h e dar k n ess an d aw ak e in Elysian Fields? Fin d ou t as t h is st or y of love an d loss en f olds as t h e con clu sion t o t h e Hear t s Dr aw n Wyld t r ilogy (Book 1, In Deat h We Par t ; Book 2, Ru n n in g in t h e M ist s). BUY YOUR COPY NOW: am azon .com dp/ B089WJGRL3 w w w.vict or iajh yla.com


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A BOUT A UTHOR Geet a Sin gh h as m u lt iple f eat h er s in t o h er cap. Sh e is a m ot h er of t w o ador able k ids an d an am iable t each er . Sh e is a blog w r it er an d w r it es f or a jou r n al as w ell. ?M y New M ot h er ?is h er f ir st f ict ion . Her w or k speak s an d h as t h e capacit y t o h old t h e r eader s t o t h in k .

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A UTHOR GEETA SI NGH


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M Y NEW M OTHER Th e m ain ch ar act er w an t s t o con vey t o u s a deep m essage t h r ou gh h er st or y t h at t h e st epm ot h er is n ot t er r ible et er n ally. Plen t y of t im es a biological m ot h er en ds u p bein g an t agon ist w h o declin es t o accept h er ow n dau gh t er . Lik ew ise, all t h e m ot h er s-in -law do n ot act as Hin di m ovie ch ar act er Lalit a Paw ar .

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A BOUT A UTHOR Bor n in Deh r adu n , In dia, au t h or San jeev Ku m ar Jain gr ew u p w it h in qu isit ive m in d f or scien ce, t ech n ology, an d Jain r eligion based on sou l con cept s. He is an IPS of f icer of Har yan a cadr e pr esen t ly placed as ADGP Hom e Gu ar ds at Ch an digar h . He got h is ear ly edu cat ion at Gan dh i Sch ool at Deh r adu n . He did h is en gin eer in g in elect r on ics an d com m u n icat ion f r om Roor k ee en gin eer in g college. He h as w or k ed in Tat a St eel an d In dian Railw ays f or f ive year s bef or e join in g IPS. He is deeply in t o w or sh ip m edit at ion w h er e h e m edit at es on Tir t h an k ar God M ah aveer . His act ive in t er est in scien ce an d t ech n ology an d t h e blessin gs of God h as led h im t o view t h e con sciou sn ess pr oblem scien t if ically an d f in d an an sw er f or it . CONTACT DETAILS: san jeevk u m ar jain 3@gm il.com +91 9416008607 Ch an digar h , In dia

A UTHOR SA NJEEV K UM A R JA I N


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CONSCI OUSNESS Con sciou sn ess is t h e secon d t opm ost m yst er y u n an sw er ed by scien ce. Con sciou sn ess is w h at m ak es u s see colou r s, h ear m u sic, sm ell per f u m e an d t ast e ch ocolat e. It is in ou r con sciou sn ess t h at w e f eel pain or pleasu r e. Con sciou sn ess is so im por t an t f or ou r exist en ce yet scien ce is n ot able t o explain it . Scien ce h as r eject ed du alism du e t o t h e in t er act ion pr oblem of t h e sou l w it h t h e m at t er . In t h is book , I am able t o post u lat e an in t er act in g sou l t h at solves t h e h ar d pr oblem of con sciou sn ess i.e. of su bject ivit y an d pr ovides an explan at ion f or all aspect s of con sciou sn ess. Th is book descr ibes an d explain s con sciou sn ess com pr eh en sively. It also leads m e t o of f er an explan at ion f or t h e or igin of lif e an d also leads t o a cr eat or God. Th er ef or e, t h is book sh ou ld be r ead by all. BUY YOUR COPY NOW: w w w.am azon .com / dp/ B087YYTG3Z/ play.google.com / st or e/ book s/ det ails?id=go_gDw AAQBA J


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A BOUT A UTHOR Jas B is a 26 year old Wash in gt on , DC n at ive w h o f ell in love w it h Ur ban Fict ion at t h e you n g age of 13. Sh e is a m ot h er of on e an d began h er jou r n ey as an au t h or in 2015. Pu sh in g h er f ear s t o t h e side, Jas decided t o su bm it h er w or k t o be pu blish ed in 2018. Sign in g t o Gr an d Pen z Pu blicat ion s, sh e r eleased h er f ir st book , t h e f ir st of a t r ilogy, Des & Aver i: Love an d War . M or e of h er w or k in clu des Lu vin t h e Wr on g Boss, A Hip Hop Love in DC, an d In M y Th u g I Tr u st . CONTACT DETAILS: Facebook .com / Au t h or essJasB In st agr am : Au t h or ess_jasb

A UTHOR JA S B


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I N M Y THUG I TRUST Ha?Sh au n ?Haze? M elw ood?s m ot ive w as t o get m on ey by an y m ean s n ecessar y. He st ood t en t oes on t h at logic an d h ad bu sin esses an d sch em es com in g f r om all dir ect ion s. Not h in g w as goin g t o st op h is bag an d h e?d go t h e ext r a m ile t o pr ot ect h is peace, bu sin esses, an d m on ey. Haze h ad w om en at h is disposal an d n ot on e of t h em h eld h is at t en t ion lon g. On ik a Kan e w as on e of t h e baddest w om en t o w alk t h e st r eet s of Wash in gt on , DC. Wit h h er bu sin esses goin g w ell w it h Haze an d h er best f r ien d by h er side, sh e cou ldn?t be st opped. Tr in it y w as t h er e f or On ik a?s u ps an d dow n s, t h at ?s w h at best f r ien ds w er e f or r igh t ? Bu t Haze w as t h e cen t er of h er f ocu s an d sh e w ou ld do an yt h in g t o m ak e h im h er m an . Will On ik a an d Tr in it y r em ain f r ien ds or w ill Haze an d t h eir separ at e gr eed f or h im t ear t h em apar t ? Lear n in g of Haze?s deceit , bot h Tr in it y an d On ik a f in d love in t h e m iddle of a bat t lef ield. Th e u lt im at e st r u ggle is w it h t h e h ear t an d w h at side Iove w ill f igh t on . BUY YOUR COPY NOW: w w w.am azon .com / dp/ B089N41VW3


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A BOUT A UTHOR M y n am e is Jar r ed St an t on , an au t h or f r om M obile, AL. I'm an au t h or , speak er an d you t h advocat e. I'm m ar r ied t o m y w if e Kr yst en St an t on . In m y spar e t im e I coach you t h spor t s an d en joy spen din g t im e w it h m y loved on es. I love t h e you t h becau se it of f er s t h e ch an ce t o h elp sh ape t h e leader s of t om or r ow an d m old w on der f u l adu lt s t h at t h e w or ld so desper at ely n eeds. I love spor t s an d r eadin g as w ell. CONTACT DETAILS: Facebook : Jar r ed St an t on - Pr om isin g Daydr eam er s In st agr am : _last dayst an t on _ Websit e: w w w.pdaydr eam er s.com

A UTHOR JA RRED STA NTON


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HOW Z OE M A DE FRI ENDS " How Zoe M ade Fr ien ds" is abou t a 3r d gr ade gir l w it h Vit iligo t h at h as t o lear n t o love h er self . Wit h a visible dif f er en ce f r om t h e ot h er k ids, sh e st r u ggles w it h self -est eem an d low con f iden ce. To go alon g w it h h er self dou bt , sh e f aces bu llyin g t h at sh e h as t o f in d a w ay t o over com e. Wit h t h e su ppor t of h er f am ily an d h er st r en gt h Zoe f in ally r ealizes t h at beau t y is m or e im por t an t on t h e in side t h an t h e ou t an d t h at sh e is beau t if u l n o m at t er w h at ! BUY YOUR COPY NOW: w w w.am azon .com / dp/ B086BVXWRL


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A BOUT A UTHOR

Au t h or / Poem & Qu ot es Wr it er / Fat h er / God f ear in g / Lovin g & Kin d / Hu m ble above ever yt h in g else I am a ch ild of God. I am am bit iou s, com m it t ed, car r yin g an d I believe in t eam w or k . I am n ot af r aid t o t ak e som e r isk s an d I am m ar r ied m en w h o loves h is w if e an d ch ildr en . I am a poem an d qu ot e w r it er an d I h ave a big vision . CONTACT DETAILS: Nu m ber : +27 840575710 Facebook : Th ok ozan i Ndin isa Th e Au t h or & Wr it er T.Ndin isa Libr ar y

A UTHOR THOK OZ A NI NDI NI SA l


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WE A RE I N A RA CE Th is book w ill: In spir e you . Teach you . Open you r eyes abou t lif e an d r aces w h ich w e ar e r u n n in g as h u m an bein gs. En cou r age you an d m ot ivat e you . BUY YOUR COPY NOW: w w w.am azon .com / dp/ B08JZ4PRF3/


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A BOUT A UTHOR Bot h at a Ken n edy Silase is 29 year s old in t er n at ion al au t h or f r om t h e Kin gdom . He is also a gh ost w r it er ,speech w r it er ,an in t er n at ion al speak er an d an act ive m em ber of Lesot h o Def en ce For ce w h o is st at ion ed at M ejam et alan a Air Base.He w or k s u n der t h e close su per vision of a lit er acy agen t - Th om as M ich ael Kielbasin sk i f r om t h e Un it ed St at es of Am er ica. CONTACT DETAILS: Con t act n u m ber s: (+266) 58132043 / 62132043 E-m ail: k en n edysilase.com @gm ail.com

A UTHOR BOTHA TA K ENNEDY SI LA SE


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THE RECOI L Th e Recoil f ollow s t h e lif e M asilo M ok oen a , w h o w as on e of t h e best in t ellect u als in Lesot h o.Af t er com plet ion of h is Cam br idge Over seas Sch ool-leavin g Cer t if icat e , h e en r olled w it h t h e Nat ion al Un iver sit y of Lesot h o(N.U.L) t o at t ain h is Bach elor s Degr ee. Be t h at as it m ay, h e su ccu m bed t o peer pr essu r e,f ailed t h e f ir st year of h is BSc Com pu t er Scien ce cou r se an d en ded com m it t in g a ser ies of cr im es.He t h en decided t o join t h e Lesot h o Def en ce For ce(L.D.F) w h en h e lost h is f u n din g t o st u dy at t h e N.U.L; h e passed t h e vet t in g pr ocess f or r ecu it m en t in t o t h e ar m yh is cr im es ch eck er ed past an d h is m aliciou s deeds h ad n ot yet com e t o ligh t . Th e ar m y w as im pr essed by h is m er it or iou s ser vice an d h e w as su bsequ en t ly sen t t o In dia t o at t en d a cadet cou r se.Upon h is r et u r n f r om In dia,h e w as pr om ot ed f r om t h e r an k of pr ivat e t o t h at of Secon d Lieu t en an t .Bu t su f f ice it t o say,an in vest igat ion car r ied ou t su bsequ en t ly r evealed h is pr eviou s cr im es an d im pact ed sign if ican t ly on h is lif e. BUY YOUR COPY NOW: play.google.com / st or e/ apps/ det ails?id=com .sm ar t qu ot eaf r ica.ixcessapp w w w.am azon .com / dp/ B084ZQSTWC w w w.sm ash w or ds.com / book s/ view / 1005619


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A BOUT A UTHOR Au t h or Su pr iya w it h h er m u se 'Deep' h as cr eat ed m an y w or lds, lik e Am it av Gh ost , h er f ir st pu blish ed w or k is r ecr eat in g a n ew w or ld br eak in g st er eot ype of Gh ost w or ld. Sh e loves spen din g t im e in cast le f illed w it h h er ch ar act er s, cr af t ed in com plex plot s, w oven t oget h er w it h t h in t h r eads of love an d h eavy ch ain s of aver sion . Sh e h as in t er est in poet r y, m ot ivat ion al t alk s, an d st an d f or cau ses of en vir on m en t . CONTACT DETAILS: h t t ps:/ / w w w.f acebook .com / au t h or su pr iyadeep h t t ps:/ / w w w.f acebook .com / Th eAu t h or Su pr iyaDeep @au t h or su pr iya: Tw it t er , In st agr am , Telegr am , Lin k edIn , Tu m blr , Reddit , Goodr eads, Wat t pad , Sh er os, Pin t er est

A UTHOR SUPRI YA DEEP


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A M I TA V GHOST AV, is h e a h u m an or a gh ost ? Is h e r eal or Pr iyak sh ee's im agin at ion ? Sh e claim ed t h at sh e dr eam ed of h im , k issed h im , an d w alk ed alon g w it h h im , bu t n o on e else ever m et or even saw h im . Now , Pr iyak sh ee is m issin g. Her f ian ce's law yer Net i is u sin g all k in ds of m an eu ver s t o pr ove Pr iyak sh ee Sch izoph r en ic. Net i claim s t h at AV is t h e im agin at ion of or ph an an d in t r over t Pr iyak sh ee, w h o, sh e t h in k s is h ost in g in h er f ian ce Am it ?s body w it h ou t Am it ?s k n ow ledge. Is Am it get t in g r id of Pr iyak sh ee com plet ely, h as h e som e in volvem en t in Pr iyak sh ee's case? Or is h e is m align in g Pr iyak sh ee in cou r t , n ot t o save h im self f r om t h e ch ar ge of k illin g h er , n ot becau se sh e ch eat ed on h im , bu t becau se h e w an t s t o be w it h h er . For w h ich h e w ill h ave t o r escu e h er , an d it m ay t ak e decades or even cen t u r ies. BUY YOUR COPY NOW: h t t p:/ / am azon .com / dp/ B086GT2XRT/ READ 30 PAGES FOR FREE: h t t ps:/ / m y.w.t t / PFt a39w IKa


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A BOUT A UTHOR Jillan i Bir ech is a 30-year -old au t h or . He is a t each er of En glish an d com es f r om a sm all t ow n called Djelf a in sou t h er n Alger ia. Jillan i h olds a M ast er ?s Degr ee in En glish an d en joys lit er at u r e an d cr eat ive w r it in g. He is an avid r eader an d a lif elon g f an of t h e poet r y gen r es, Jillan i loves t o h ear f r om you . I h ope ever yon e en joys h is poet r y.

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HA I K US I N HOPEFULNESS Th is is a collect ion of beau t if u lly pen n ed h aik u s, t h e w r it er t ak es you t h r ou gh h is ow n jou r n ey an d pu r pose in lif e. Som e of t h e h aik u s ar e of per son al exper ien ces, som e of w h ich of f er u sef u l advice w h ich t h e au t h or is able t o give t h an k s t o h is var ied en cou n t er s w it h t h e issu es m an y of u s f ace in lif e. BUY YOUR COPY NOW: w w w.am azon .com / dp/ B08KPL5BB9 (Span ish ver sion ) w w w.lu lu .com / en / u s/ sh op/ jillan i-bir ech / h aik u s-in -h opef u ln ess/ ebook / pr odu ct -qjn z8d.h t m l (En glish ver sion )


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A BOUT A UTHOR Kat ju an a Raglan d is a devot ed m ot h er w h o is lovin g, k in d an d h as a h u ge h ear t . Sh e h as been a sou r ce of en cou r agem en t t o t h e t een s at h er ch u r ch an d br ok en w om en sh e w or k ed w it h , sh e h as h elped t h em see t h eir God-given pot en t ial. Sh e lives in M adison , Wiscon sin w it h h er son Elijah an d t h ey at t en d M adison Pen t ecost al Assem bly. On e of h er gr eat s accom plish m en t s is t each in g h er son s t h e love of Ch r ist . God Ch ose M e: A St or y of Hope, Redem pt ion an d Un w aver in g Love is h er f ir st book . CONTACT DETAILS: Em ail: k at ju an a@gm ail.com Facebook .com / / Kat ju an a Raglan d Au t h or page@ k at ju an aislove 608-213-2194

A UTHOR K A TJUA NA RA GLA ND


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GOD CHOSE M E ?God, w h y m e?? I h ave ask ed God t h is qu est ion f or w ell over 15 year s n ow , bu t w h o?s cou n t in g? Lat ely, I seem t o be ask in g Him t h is m or e of t en t h an u su al. Per h aps it ?s becau se all t h e t u r m oil in m y lif e h as lef t m e speech less. Wit h t h e sequ en ce of even t s t h at h ave r ecen t ly t ak en place, t h e on ly t h in g I can say is, ?God, w h y did you ch oose m e?? No, t h is is n ot a r h et or ical qu est ion . It ?s on e t h at I w an t , n o, r eally n eed t o be an sw er ed. I?m su r e you ?r e w on der in g w h at even t s h ave lef t m e speech less. Well, a m ot h er ?s w or st n igh t m ar e h appen ed t o m e. I w at ch ed m y son Jason t ak e h is ver y last br eat h on t h is Ear t h at t h e you n g age of 19 year s old. I didn?t u n der st an d w h y, so I ask ed God, you gu essed it , ?Wh y m e?? All m y lif e God h as allow ed m e t o see t h e h u r t in ot h er people?s lives. I can lit er ally f eel t h eir pain at t im es, bu t God did n ot allow m e t o see m y ow n son?s deat h com in g. Wh y did t h e Lor d ch oose t o give m e Jason , an d t h en t ak e h im aw ay f r om m e? Wh y did God ch oose t h is lif e f or m e? I pr ayed f er ven t ly f or an sw er s t o t h ose an d m an y ot h er qu est ion s. I begged an d pleaded, an d God f in ally an sw er ed m y pr ayer s. I n ow r ealize God pr epar ed m e f or t h at t r agic day m an y, m an y year s ago. Th is in spir ed m e t o w r it e. Hopin g t o h elp ot h er s, I decided t o sh ar e t h e st or y of m y jou r n ey. Wit h in t h ese pages, I pr ay t h e an sw er t o m y age-old qu est ion w ill be f u r t h er r evealed an d h elp br in g t o ligh t even m or e w h y God ch ose m e.

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A BOUT A UTHOR S.Y. An ok eh i w as bor n an d live in Niger ia. He is a gr adu at e of Agr icu lt u r e, f r om Bayer o Un iver sit y; Kan o. Du r in g h is Nat ion al You t h Ser vice Cor ps - a on e-year m an dat or y ser vice f or Niger ian gr adu at es f r om t er t iar y in st it u t ion s, aim ed at pr om ot in g u n it y an d developm en t acr oss t h e geopolit ical zon es of t h e cou n t r y; h e t au gh t at Gover n m en t day secon dar y sch ool. He is an avid r eader w h o pr om ot es t h e t r ait . He also seek s t o f u lf ill h is goal of at t ain in g a M ast er of Scien ce degr ee in agr icu lt u r al econ om ics. Pr esen t ly, h e is a t each er , w r it er an d en t r epr en eu r .

" Th at 's w h at I w ou ld call t r u e ch ar act er in an in dividu al an d t h at 's w h er e h is u n iqu e st yle an d in spir at ion ar ise f r om , t o cr eat e som et h in g t h at em bodies dept h an d sou l." Dr . Jam es Bu ccigr oss, Ph D, Diplom at e, Am er ican Boar d of Psych ological Specialt ies

A UTHOR S.Y. A NOK EHI


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TI M E GI V ES BI RTH TO CHA M PI ONS It opa is t h e eleven t h an d last ch ild of h is f at h er , on e of t h r ee bor n t o h is secon d w if e; h e is h er f ou r t h bor n an d last ch ild. Th e jealou sy of t h e f ir st w if e sen t It opa?s m ot h er back t o h er par en t s?h om e, t ak in g It opa an d h is t w o sist er s w it h h er . Fear in g t h e n egat ive in f lu en ces an d ju ven ile delin qu en cy in h er com m u n it y, It opa?s m ot h er sen t h im t o live w it h h is u n cles, bu t t h at didn?t last lon g. It opa r et u r n ed t o live w it h h is m ot h er . Th en f in an cial st r u ggles f or ced t h em t o m ove t o an ot h er st at e, an d t h at is w h en It opa?s com passion f or h is m ot h er ?s sacr if ices pr opels h im t o seek edu cat ion f or a bet t er f u t u r e. It opa?s jou r n ey t o at t en d an d gr adu at e f r om u n iver sit y is f illed w it h per son al, econ om ic, cu lt u r al, r eligiou s, an d t h e polit ical ch allen ges of Niger ia. BUY YOUR COPY NOW: w w w.k obo.com / w w / en / sear ch ?qu er y=Tim e+gives+bir t h +t o+ch am pion s w w w.am azon .com / dp/ B08KGVF422 ok adabook s.com / book / abou t / t im e_gives_bir t h _t o_ch am pion s_-_adu lt _on ly_18%2B/ 37539


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A BOUT A UTHOR Tah ir u Jon ah Nasar a is a r esilien t you n g m an , em pat h ic, t alen t ed an d t ipped as w ell by m an y t o bein g an INFJ t h e w or ld r ar est per son alit y t ype in t h e M BTI per son alit y gr ou pin g. He com plet ed h igh sch ool t h r ee year s ago in h is n at ive cou n t r y w it h a dr eam of becom in g a bar r ist er . He h ad sever al of f er s aw ay in En glan d t o st u dy law bu t cou ldn't f oot m y t u it ion . He is cu r r en t ly en r olled f or an on lin e st u dy in bu sin ess adm in ist r at ion aw ait in g an oppor t u n it y t o st ar t h is st u dies in law in f u lf ilm en t of h is ch ildh ood dr eam . He is a poet an d a w r it er . He is a Gh an aian by n at ion alit y. Th e t h ir d bor n f r om a f am ily of f ou r w h o ar e all vision or ien t ed f olk s. His m ot h er 's n am e is Sar ah an d h is f at h er 's Ezek iel as t h ey bot h ser ve as h is r ole m odels collect ively. CONTACT DETAILS: Ucas101@yah oo.com +233505960436

A UTHOR TA HI RU JONA H NA SA RA


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ENTERTA I NI NG THE DEV I L A LONG THE WA LK TO FULFI LM ENT Th e book ?En t er t ain in g t h e devil alon g t h e w alk t o f u lf ilm en t ? is a spir it f illed on e br in gin g t o lif e h ope in pu r su e. Th e en t ir e piece cover s t h e lif e st r u ggle of m y f am ily in ou r ef f or t s t o at t ain t h e st at e of act u alisat ion . As a ch r ist ian f am ily clin ch ed t o t h eir valu es of t h e en t ir e expect an t of t h em bu t you do h ar dly ch an ce t h em obser vin g t h e n eedf u l, pr ayer . Som e of t h e t h em es I t ook t o explor e w er e; h as a ch ild got a r ole t o play in decision m ak in g as som e ch ildr en ar e w ell advan ce in w isdom ? Th e love of ou r en em ies an d r est in g of ou r case in t h e ju r isdict ion of t h e f air ar bit er in st ead of t ak in g ven gean ce in ou r ow n h an ds, an d t h e pow er of w it ch cr af t in st allin g t h e dest in y of m en . Th ose ar e f ew t o m en t ion . It 's a m u st r ead piece as you w ill be t r illed t o t h e k n ow ledge of h ow ou r st r u ggles in lif e br in gs t o lif e t h e gian t in u s. BUY YOUR COPY NOW: w w w.am azon .com / dp/ B08K2NWW12


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A BOUT A UTHOR M y n am e is Sh er ik a William 's. I w as bor n an d r aise in Geor gia. I h ave t w o set s of t w in s t h at I love an d ador e. I am t h e Au t h or of " I Am A Boy " . I h ave been w r it in g poem s an d sh or t st or ies sin ce I w as a you n g t een . As I got older It w as m y God M ot h er St eph an ie M cDee w h o gave m e m y f ir st n ot epad t o st ar t w r it in g ch ildr en's book . "A Bu t t er f ly Dest in ed To Fly, Love Th yself " is m y ver y f ir st ch ildr en's book . I love t o see ch ildr en gr ow an d en joy lif e an d becom e a bet t er ver sion of t h em selves. CONTACT DETAILS: w w w.f acebook .com / sh er ik aw illiam s81 In st r agr am : f low er e_of _blossom Tw it t er : pr om isest ok eep1 Google: Sh er ik a William s Au t h or

A UTHOR SHERI K A WI LLI A M S


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A BUTTERFLY DESTI NED TO FLY, LOV E THYSELF Bu t t er f ly Dest in ed To Fly, Love Th yself " is a ch ildr en's book abou t lovin g w h o you ar e. Kn ow t h at you ar e beau t if u l ju st t h e w ay you ar e. It t each es you w h o you can go t o f or h elp w h en a bu lly is bu llyin g you or som eon e else. Let t in g t h e k ids k n ow t h at h elp is all ar ou n d t h em t o n ot be af r aid.

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A BOUT A UTHOR Rom elia Lu n gu sh e st ar t ed h er w r it in g car eer in 2019. Sh e alw ays dr eam ed of w r it in g a book . Wh en sh e w as a ch ild, sh e w r ot e poet r y, bu t sh e n ever sh ow ed it t o som eon e becau se sh e t h ou gh t sh e w as n ot t oo good. Wr it in g is h er biggest passion . Rom elia Lu n gu w r it es m u lt i-gen r e book s, bu t h er f avor it e gen r e is h or r or . Sh e lik es t o play w it h w or ds an d cr eat e u n iqu e st or ies in spir ed by h er lif e in a w ay or an ot h er . In each book , sh e h as w r it t en you gon n a f in d a bit of h er self an d h er jou r n ey in lif e. Sh e lik es t o spen d t im e in n at u r e, especially in t h e m ou n t ain s. Rom elia w as bor n in Rom an ia, bu t f or t h e last 15 year s, sh e t r aveled all over Eu r ope. Sh e loves t o t r avel, an d sh e doesn't lik e t o spen d t oo m u ch t im e in on e cou n t r y. Her f ir st book w as w r it t en in 2015, bu t sh e decided t o pu blish it in Febr u ar y 2020.

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I NSOM NI A In 1985 a baby is bor n an d dies bef or e sh e can t ak e h er f ir st br eat h . Th e sam e baby is r ebor n an d lives t o f igh t w it h dem on s. Th at baby becom es 34-year s-old M elissa. All h er lif e is a m yst er y even f or h er self . Becau se sh e doesn't dar e t o f in d ou t t h e t r u t h abou t t h e day sh e cam e in t o t h is w or ld M elissa st r u ggles t o u n der st an d w h at is h appen in g t o h er . Sh e t h in k s sh e is cr azy. Sh e t h in k s sh e sees dem on s w an t in g t o com e ou t of h er body. Sh e t h in k s sh e h as n igh t m ar es w h er e h er body is possessed by a dif f er en t dem on . Do all t h ese t h in gs h appen s on ly in h er m in d or t h ey ar e par t of h er lif e? Sh e w ill be able t o su r vive t h e n igh t m ar es sh e is h avin g ever y n igh t ? Th is book con t ain s explicit cr im es an d r eal-lif e par an or m al act ivit ies.

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I NTERV I EW PA ULA K ENDRI CK Rom elia: WHAT IS A SIGNIFICANT WAY YOUR BOOK HAS CHANGED SINCE THE FIRST DRAFT? Pau la Ken dr ick : It started out with mere words and some were misspelled with missing punctuations in the beginning. It was turned into a book once it went through the transfiguration process. Rom elia: WHAT INSPIRED THE IDEA FOR YOUR BOOK? Pau la Ken dr ick : Certain circumstances that literally brought me to my knees but I survived. Rom elia: HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOUR BOOK?S IDEAL READER? Pau la Ken dr ick : A person who has been through trials and tribulations but they didn?t beat them down. A person who can still smile through the tough times. Rom elia: WHAT WAS YOUR HARDEST SCENE TO WRITE, AND WHY? Pau la Ken dr ick : The hardest scene was every chapter of this book for all different reasons. Each chapter centered on the same theme but created different emotions.


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I NTERV I EW FREDDI E WI LSON Rom elia: WHAT PERSPECTIVES OR BELIEFS HAVE YOU CHALLENGED WITH THIS WORK? Fr eddie Wilson : As an aspiring author I would say no one gets it right the first time. We/I struggle most times when I begin to write my stories. All I can say is just write to the best of my ability. Writing the first story then, another story that is in your head pops in before finishing writing a paragraph and you tie it in also. Rom elia: WHAT CHARACTERS IN YOUR BOOK ARE MOST SIMILAR TO YOU OR TO PEOPLE YOU KNOW? Fr eddie Wilson : Bren Cramer. Rom elia: HOW LONG DID IT TAKE YOU TO WRITE THIS BOOK? Fr eddie Wilson: Six months. Rom elia: IF YOU COULD MEET YOUR CHARACTERS, WHAT WOULD YOU SAY TO THEM? Fr eddie Wilson : We came to the end of this chapter but there are some things unsettle with Bren, what can we do to make it right. A sequel is coming.


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I NTERV I EW A NTHONY M I TCHELL Rom elia: WHICH OF YOUR CHARACTERS ARE MOST LIKELY TO BE AN ACTIVIST, AND WHAT KIND? An t h on y M it ch ell: I would have to say my junior high coach simply for what he sacrificed for me to play and others that followed after me. Rom elia: DO YOU PLAY MUSIC WHILE YOU WRITE ? AND, IF SO, WHAT?S YOUR FAVORITE? An t h on y M it ch ell: Well, I don?t play music but I do write lyrics and I have to pick ?SOURCE OF MY STRENGTH?. Rom elia: WHAT IS THE MOST VALUABLE PIECE OF ADVICE YOU?VE BEEN GIVEN ABOUT WRITING? An t h on y M it ch ell: To be as authentic as I possibly can. Rom elia: WHAT DO YOU THINK IS THE BEST WAY TO IMPROVE WRITING SKILLS? An t h on y M it ch ell: I would use the same practice I use when I write poetry which is writing about everything and put your life into chapters or any period of your life about you or anyone in your life.


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I NTERV I EW NA DI A DA V I S Rom elia: WHAT IS THE MOST DIFFICULT PART OF YOUR ARTISTIC PROCESS? Nadia Davis: The most challenging part of the artistic process to me is ensuring that I only include needed information. Knowing what information to have or remove can be difficult when ensuring that you convey your point. The other thing that I found most difficult was the editing process. Once I completed the manuscript, which was stressful in itself, rereading from start to finish to make corrections and clarify statements was difficult. Rom elia: DO YOU BELIEVE IN WRITER?S BLOCK? Nadia Davis: Yes, I believe that it is possible to have writer ?s block just as people can get into a ?rut? in any other profession. Rom elia: HOW DO YOU PROCESS AND DEAL WITH NEGATIVE BOOK REVIEWS? Nadia Davis: There are very few things that you will do in life that will be liked by everyone. My grandfather used to say that ?If you don?t want people to say nothing, then do nothing!?


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I NTERV I EW V I CTORI A HYLA M A LDONA LDO Rom elia: HAVE PETS EVER GOTTEN IN THE WAY OF YOUR WRITING? Vict or ia J. Hyla: Every day. The cat jumps up on my desk at least once a day, loves to sit on the mouse or my hands and then bite me because I?m in her way. She also gives me disapproving looks over the top of my laptop if I won?t let her sit where she wants to sit. Rom elia: WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO HELP OTHERS CREATE PLOTLINES? Vict or ia J. Hyla: You can?t write what you don?t know, so go out and experience life, make mistakes, and just be a person doing life. For me, I often take tiny details or situations or experiences that happened in my life and expand upon them with the question of ?what if that had gone differently?? and the like. This gives me a lot to write about since already I?ve had several major life changes and choices (good and bad) in my own life. Writing just dramatizes and structures them. Rom elia: AT WHAT TIME OF THE DAY DO YOU DO MOST OF YOUR WRITING? Vict or ia J. Hyla: The time of day varies depending on when inspiration strikes, but whenever it is, it is when my house is silent and I?m left alone with my thoughts. Right now this tends to be very late at night or very early in the morning.


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I NTERV I EW A M Y WA TK I NS Rom elia: IF YOUR BOOK WERE MADE INTO A MOVIE, WHICH ACTORS WOULD PLAY YOUR CHARACTERS? Am y Wat k in s: 200 Letters is a romance novel like no other. There are some great love scenes but mainly it is about a couple who is going against all odds and surviving. It would require a very strong male and female lead roll. Jurnee Smollett would make a great Angela. Michael B. Jordan would do well as Ethan. Rom elia: HAVE YOU EVER KILLED OFF A CHARACTER YOUR READERS LOVED? Am y Wat k in s: Yes. Death is a part of life and many times the death of a loved one can set your characters on an enlightening path. One of the most emotional chapters in 200 Letters was the death of a beloved character but through the death, a lot was learned. Rom elia: WHAT ARE COMMON TRAPS FOR NEW AUTHORS? Am y Wat k in s: Marketing and advertisement can be a trap. It?s hard to try to determine what types of marketing to invest in. You often loose more than you gain through marketing schemes. I have yet to find what works best for me when it comes to marketing.


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I NTERV I EW CA LEB HA RRI S Rom elia: HOW DO YOU DEVELOP YOUR PLOT AND CHARACTERS? Caleb Har r is: I usually write my plot down on notebook paper. After that is done I will begin to write down a couple of characters and see if they will intertwine with my story. Rom elia: WHEN DID YOU FIRST CALL YOURSELF A WRITER? Caleb Har r is: Two years ago because I just realized I have the credentials. Yeah, I graduated college and high school but I didn?t have the confidence to just say it. Rom elia: WHAT WOULD YOU SAY TO AN AUTHOR WHO WANTED TO DESIGN THEIR OWN COVER? Caleb Har r is: Let someone else do it. People do judge a book by its cover. My first cover was trash and looked unprofessional so I decided go on Fiverr and not be cheap. Besides, depending on what you are looking for. It can range from 20-100 but more people will buy it because this is how the world works and the sooner you accept that, the better off you will be.


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I NTERV I EW CYE THOM A S Rom elia: WHAT, TO YOU, ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT ELEMENTS OF GOOD WRITING? Cye Th om as: Imagination, perseverance and self-belief. Rom elia: WHEN DID YOU FIRST CALL YOURSELF A WRITER? Cye Th om as: I?m still on the fence on that one. Writing is a hobby. It is not my first job. I hardly make any money from it, but I love what I do. To do it full time, that would be great Maybe then, I could really truly call myself a writer? Rom elia: WHAT?S YOUR FAVORITE AND LEAST FAVORITE PART OF PUBLISHING? Cye Th om as: Well the best part is getting your novel out there. That feeling when you first see it in print, you can?t beat that, but the worst part is the feeling of dread that follows, wondering if people will like it, wondering if you?ll fall flat on your face. Rom elia: WHAT WOULD YOU SAY TO AN AUTHOR WHO WANTED TO DESIGN THEIR OWN COVER? Cye Th om as: If they are artistic, why not? I can?t draw a pencil, so I?ll always need someone to create my cover for me.


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I NTERV I EW SHA BEA TRI CE SUM LI N Rom elia: DOES WRITING ENERGIZE OR EXHAUST YOU? OR BOTH? Sh abeat r ice Su m lin : Both. Sometimes I get so caught up in writing that I feel I can?t complete my day without completing whatever I?m writing, this is very draining, but I?m so dedicated to what I?m doing that draining is fine. Randomly ideas pop up in my head and that?s what make me energetic. Rom elia: WHAT IS THE BEST MONEY YOU?VE EVER SPENT WITH REGARD TO YOUR WRITING? Sh abeat r ice Su m lin : I honestly haven?t spent anything. If I?d spend money on anything it would be marketing. Getting my book into the right hands. Rom elia: DESCRIBE YOURSELF IN A FEW SENTENCES. TELL US SOMETHING WE DO NOT KNOW ABOUT YOU AND SOMETHING YOU HATE ABOUT THE WORLD. Sh abeat r ice Su m lin : I?m a super sensitive person, in my book you would think I?m super tough and I?m not. That?s not me lol. I hate that the world is so full of color, but all people see is black and white.


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I NTERV I EW SA NJEEV K UM A R JA I N Rom elia: WHAT?S YOUR FAVORITE UNDER-APPRECIATED NOVEL? San jeev Ku m ar : ?In search of lost time? by Marcel Proust. Rom elia: HOW DO YOU BALANCE MAKING DEMANDS ON THE READER WITH TAKING CARE OF THE READER? San jeev Ku m ar : The topic of my book on Consciousness required to view philosophy of mind with a scientific angle. It explains many of the concepts avoiding technical jargon so that a reader of common understanding can understand the concepts involved in developing a theory based on dualistic soul. Rom elia: WHAT KIND OF RESEARCH DO YOU DO, AND HOW LONG DO YOU SPEND RESEARCHING BEFORE BEGINNING A BOOK? San jeev Ku m ar : Every part and topic needed the research for the purpose of writing book. I attended an online course to learn the basic concepts and read and watched many videos on Youtube related to consciousness, origin of life and other related topics.


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