Editor Knows Best highlights editing and writing topics. Tune in if you are a writer, author, literary agent, editor, or other literary professional. The podcast is a one-stop shop for book writing, manuscript and editing information. International authors, storytellers, publishers, poets, and more chat with the host CaTyra. She addresses frequently asked questions she receives from clients and chats it up with other literary creatives. CaTyra is the CEO of Love for Words which is an editing boutique for authors and writers.
Joseph E. Dames, III, recently published his very first book entitled, "Collecting My Thoughts”on Tuesday April 14, 2020. Joseph's Story of Redemption is compelling.
At the age of seventeen, after a life-shattering event that left him standing before a Pinellas County judge who pronounced a sentence of 25 years to life, he was forced to let go of his youth and freedom.
Joseph E. Dames, III decided that he would not take being a free man for granted. Rather than get caught up in a lifestyle that would have landed him back in prison, Joseph decided to turn his life around, and now shares his journey in hopes to inspire, impact, and positively influence young adults and former inmates.
Miquel Powell, BSW is a well-known substance abuse therapist in Rochester, NY. He holds a bachelor’s degree in social work from The College at Brockport. In 2017, Mr. Powell founded The Reentry & Community Development Center (RCDC-17). Miquel Powell, BSW has been engaged with helping Rochester’s most vulnerable populations since 2009.
Baseem Gregg is a 2 time bestselling Amazon Author and owner of Prevail Publishing Group. His children's books have been read across the U.S. in public schools, learning centers, and have been praised by educators, parents, and of course children. He is an advocate for children's literacy and representation for minorities within his imagery.
He is currently illustrating two more children's books while also penning his first offerings for adult readers. Adult readers will find his first Urban Literature novel and Self-Help book later this year.
His work can be found online via his website (www.baseemgregg.com), Amazon, Barnes & Nobile and within many brick and mortar stores across the country.
Connect with him on Instagram @ b_theauthor
Albert Phillips Jr. is a writer, youth advocate, and educator from Baltimore, MD. His work has been published in Black Enterprise, The Afro, and various other publications. He holds a Master’s in Education from Johns Hopkins University and a BS in Journalism from Morgan State University. He is the author of the upcoming book, Y'all Hiring? The Black Teen's Guide to Navigating Employment.
Today's episode of Editor Knows Best features Harsha Sheelam. Today’s guest is an author, columnist, social science researcher, music student, (classical Indian musical instrument- Sitar), and business student in a Master’s program.
Her columns have been published in national and international media. Her first research paper was published in kaleidoSCOPE (Standing Conferences of Public Enterprises), Journal of Hospitality Application and Research and others.
She concentrates on the issues of today that teenagers face, and motivates children to be positive. Her fantasy tales empower young girls and boys to be strong, optimistic and confident. She believes books are the only way to sustain children’s innocence.
Full of humor, wit, and insight; her short stories champion hard work, perseverance, honesty, and compassion. The books have age-old and contemporary wisdom that resonates with children and adults alike.
People are dealing with the pandemic differently. I want this anthology to inspire and connect us. It will show we are not alone and we share similar sentiments. I know people who have lost loved ones. Some people are depressed and/or anxious while others are flourishing and doing well. I want the anthology to highlight different experiences and perspectives. Do you want to share your COVID-19 quarantine story?
Have you written a poem, letter, speech, or song about the quarantine?
Would you like to become a published author this year?
If you answered yes to at least one of these questions, this opportunity is for you.