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Author Michelle D. Jackson hosts the Black Writers Workspace Podcast

Author Michelle D. Jackson hosts the Black Writers Workspace Podcast

By Michelle Denise Jackson

Hear from black writers, editors, publishers, and book lovers who support the creation of dynamic black literary works during our high-energy podcast hosted by Author Michelle D. Jackson. Also, watch us on YouTube at www.youtube.com/channel/UCvLTqx4GsQWed70-zOPDZTQ.
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Author Interview w/Award-winning director & Author Sheldon Epps
Author Interview w/Award-winning director & Author Sheldon Epps
Hear award-winning director Sheldon Epps discuss his new book 'My Own Directions: A Black Man's Journey in the American Theatre' and his critically acclaimed work on Broadway as one of the first Black Artistic Directors. Also, learn how he became a celebrated television Producer/Director of sitcoms like 'Girlfriends', 'Frasier' and 'Friends' and his new full-length RomCom movie 'Christmas Party Crashers' showing now on BET+. To learn more about his new book, go to, https://www.amazon.com/My-Own-Directions-Journey-American/dp/1476688583. Host: Connect with host Author Michelle D. Jackson at www.authormichelledjackson.com.
19:05
December 14, 2022
#PenPOSSE Roundtable: Black Women Speak - Winning, Writing & Womanhood
#PenPOSSE Roundtable: Black Women Speak - Winning, Writing & Womanhood
Host Michelle D. Jackson and an all-female panel of authors from the Black Writers Workspace discuss how Black women are perceived in the media, how to define winning in writing, and their desire for the 'soft life' vs. the expectation of unlimited strength and sacrifice.  To view on YouTube: https://youtu.be/V75k74965hk Host: www.authormichelledjackson.com
02:13:31
November 06, 2022
Meet Award Winning Author Leonora Martelly
Meet Award Winning Author Leonora Martelly
Meet Author, Poet & Community Activist Leonora Martelly, the Black Writers Workspace's 2022 Chapter One Writing Competition 3rd Place Winner - Poetry Category. Hear her read an excerpt from your award-winning submission, An Ode to Blackness. Follow Leonora on IG @whois.leonora. Host: Author Michelle D. Jackson, www.authormichelledjackson.com To view, subscribe to our YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvLTqx4GsQWed70-zOPDZTQ
23:40
October 26, 2022
Meet Horror Writer Ava Fields, 1st Place Winner of the Black Creators Collaborative Writing Competition
Meet Horror Writer Ava Fields, 1st Place Winner of the Black Creators Collaborative Writing Competition
Hosts Michelle D. Jackson, founder of the Black Writers Workspace, Angela Ford, founder of Obsidian WROTE, and Ava Fields, the first place winner of the Black Creators Collaborative (BCC) Writing Competition, discuss writing horror, how underserved communities are represented in horror, and competing in the BCC.  Connect with the hosts and guests:  Ava Fields - https://airmedia.org/talent/ava-fields Michelle D. Jackson - https://www.authormichelledjackson.com/ Angela Ford - https://obsidianwrote.com/  BCC is sponsored by Obsidian WROTE and Black Writers Workspace
27:21
October 02, 2022
#PenPOSSE Discussion: Manhood, Masculinity & Motivation: How Male Writers Find Purpose in the Pen
#PenPOSSE Discussion: Manhood, Masculinity & Motivation: How Male Writers Find Purpose in the Pen
Five Black male writers discuss the 5Ms - #Masculinity, Manhood, Motivation, Mindset & MANUSCRIPTS! Check out the full interview + a spoken word performance by poet Cameron Sykes. View on YouTube: https://youtu.be/RLqyo85PW_g. Host Author Michelle Jackson, www.authormichelledjackson.com.
02:09:19
September 10, 2022
Meet the 2022 Chapter One Writing Competition Winners
Meet the 2022 Chapter One Writing Competition Winners
Join host Author Michelle D. Jackson and three winners from the 2022 Chapter One Writing Competition, an annual event for writers of color hosted by the Black Writers Workspace discuss the winning submissions. Hear Paul Thornton, author of White Man's Disease (memoir), Nikkele Shelton, author of Waiting on 69 (fiction), and D.M. Lewry, author of The Eos Key: Wynter Blood Book (Fantasy), discuss their work, what inspires them, and the next steps on their writing journey.
48:33
September 03, 2022
#PenPOSSE Discussion: Writing the Black Experience
#PenPOSSE Discussion: Writing the Black Experience
Join host Michelle D. Jackson and her author-posse for a high-energy discussion on Saturday, August 13, 9-11 AM CST/ 10 AM-12 PM EST on the topics of Writing the Black Experience: Authors discuss ways to ensure diversity in book publishing (9 AM CST) and What Readers Want? 10 things avid readers look for in a great book (10:15 AM CST).
02:01:00
August 13, 2022
#PenPOSSE Roundtable - Topic: ‘My Manuscript is Done, Now What?
#PenPOSSE Roundtable - Topic: ‘My Manuscript is Done, Now What?
Join host Michelle D. Jackson, 3x published author and founder of the Black Writers Workspace and her author posse for the #PenPOSSE Virtual Roundtable discussion.    The topic is, ‘My Manuscript is Done, Now What? - Authors share the Do's and Don'ts to successfully publishing a book’.
02:08:24
August 05, 2022
#PenPOSSE Roundtable: Finding Your Authentic Voice
#PenPOSSE Roundtable: Finding Your Authentic Voice
A panel of published authors discusses their techniques to overcome fears of truth and transparency in their work. 
02:00:13
June 12, 2022
Interview w/African Historian & Author Emmanuel Kulu
Interview w/African Historian & Author Emmanuel Kulu
Hear Michelle D. Jackson and guest Emmanuel Kulu author of 'I Black Pharaoh: Rise to Power', discuss the topic Before We Reached America: A Timeline of African Greatness. View on YouTube: www.authormichelledjackson.com/podcast
38:01
February 16, 2022
Meet Ethleen Sawyerr, Editor, Author & Co-host of the 'Self-Edit & Save: Grammar Tips for Independent Authors Workshop (Feb. 19)
Meet Ethleen Sawyerr, Editor, Author & Co-host of the 'Self-Edit & Save: Grammar Tips for Independent Authors Workshop (Feb. 19)
Hear Speak Write Play founder Ethleen Sawyerr's advice on writing, self-editing, and working with a professional editor. Also, learn how you can register for the self-editing workshop and reserve a seat at the one-on-one chapter review sessions. The event is co-sponsored by the Black Writers Workspace and Speak Write Play. To register visit, bit.ly/SelfEditingWorkshop
43:49
February 08, 2022
Author Interview: Poet & Non-Fiction Writer Tiffany Stewart discuss Writing, Self-Love & Authenticity
Author Interview: Poet & Non-Fiction Writer Tiffany Stewart discuss Writing, Self-Love & Authenticity
Host Michelle D. Jackson and author Tiffany Stewart discuss Stewart's two books, 'jewels from a black diamond' and 'No Saving Me for Later' and their dedication to growing as writers and women of authentic character and goals. To view, go to https://www.authormichelledjackson.com/podcast. To purchase, go to https://www.tiffanymstewart.com/  @T.M.Stewart
38:48
January 07, 2022
Interview w/Author Ardain Isma - 'How Black Stories of the Past & Present Empower Black Culture'
Interview w/Author Ardain Isma - 'How Black Stories of the Past & Present Empower Black Culture'
Ardain Isma is a professor and Chief Editor of the Center of Strategic and Multicultural Studies (CSMS) Magazine.
39:34
December 13, 2021
Interview w/Odessa Rose, Author of Novel and Featured Film 'Water in a Broken Glass'
Interview w/Odessa Rose, Author of Novel and Featured Film 'Water in a Broken Glass'
Host Michelle D. Jackson interviews Author Odessa Rose during the BLK. INK Virtual Book Fair. They discuss what inspired the book, her love of Baltimore, how the film opportunity came about, and her other works. 
37:48
December 13, 2021
Interview w/Kevin Powell author of ‘The Education of Kevin Powell: A Boy's Journey into Manhood’
Interview w/Kevin Powell author of ‘The Education of Kevin Powell: A Boy's Journey into Manhood’
‘The Education of Kevin Powell: A Boy's Journey into Manhood’ Poverty, manhood, activism, and the influence of #hiphop on black culture discussed during interview with BWW’s founder Michelle Jackson and author, journalist and activist Kevin Powell. To view on YouTube: https://youtu.be/cplRBs0PH38
01:01:57
December 13, 2021
Author Interview w/Children's Book Writer Zoe Duran (Book Excerpt Reading)
Author Interview w/Children's Book Writer Zoe Duran (Book Excerpt Reading)
New Jersey writer Zoe Duran is the author of 'Maddy's Grumpa, Grumpa Day' a book he wrote for and about his little girl Maddy. Zoe's genuine love for writing and fatherhood drives his passion to create stories that encourage kids to enjoy reading and storytelling. Hear this insightful, high-energy discussion about diversity in writing, fatherhood, and the power of the pen. To purchase his work, join us at the BLK. INK Virtual Book Fair December 11, 2021 https://my.boothcentral.com/v/events/blk-ink-holiday-book-fairor go to https://www.amazon.com/Zoe-Duran/e/B092L98CXH%3Fref=dbs_a_mng_rwt_scns_share
30:06
December 10, 2021
Author Interview w/Sylvester Boyd, 3X published author of historical novel series, 'The Road from Money'
Author Interview w/Sylvester Boyd, 3X published author of historical novel series, 'The Road from Money'
Meet Sylvester Boyd, a 3X published author of a historical novel series, The Road from Money, about the life and legacy of his aunt, Estella Reynolds, who came of age during the Great Depression in Money, Mississippi and Chicago, Illinois. Sylvester is a writer, actor, teacher and motivational speaker who shares his insight on race relations, writing and inspiring the next generation.   Join Sylvester at the BLK. INK Virtual Book Fair on Sat. Dec 11 from 10 AM - 2 PM CST. To register, go to https://my.boothcentral.com/v/events/blk-ink-holiday-book-fair.  Pick up a copy of his book at www.boydbooks.net.
40:29
December 10, 2021
Author Interview w/Urban Fantasy Writer Alex 'Hood' Fuller
Author Interview w/Urban Fantasy Writer Alex 'Hood' Fuller
Multi-book author Alex Fuller, 25, is a self-proclaimed 'nerd', musician, and urban fantasy enthusiast. He proudly represents the next generation of writers who will leave their mark on the industry by developing complex, black superheroes who fight against real-life issues that impact both the human and spiritual realm.  Join us for an insightful discussion about writing, spirituality, and body image.  To view or listen to this interview on Facebook, YouTube, and Anchor.FM go here: https://www.authormichelledjackson.com  To purchase his work go to: https://www.amazon.com/Alex-Hood-Fuller/e/B079Y7L28T%3Fref=dbs_a_mng_rwt_scns_share
30:22
December 04, 2021
WROTE Founder Angela Ford discusses her new online network for professional Black writers
WROTE Founder Angela Ford discusses her new online network for professional Black writers
Host Michelle Jackson talks with Chicago-based entrepreneur, author, and tech innovator Angela Ford about her organization, The Obsidian Collection Archives, a national non-profit focused on getting the images and articles of African – American newspapers and small archives into the marketplace. Ford recently launched WROTE, a "LinkedIn-style" networking platform designed to help black writers connect with mentors and clients looking to celebrate black voices.  To join WROTE go to: www.obsidianwrote.com To connect with the host go to: www.authormichelledjackson.com To view or listen to this interview on YouTube, Facebook or Spotify go to: https://www.authormichelledjackson.com/podcast. 
33:19
November 15, 2021
Black womanhood, self-empowerment discussed in new book by Author LaShawnda Jones
Black womanhood, self-empowerment discussed in new book by Author LaShawnda Jones
Join Author Michelle D. Jackson & Author LaShawnda Jones as they discuss LaShawnda's new book 'I AM WOMAN: Expressions of Black Womanhood in America (https://harvest-life.org/). https://www.authormichelledjackson.com/podcast #authorinterview
29:52
November 10, 2021
BWW #PenPOSSE Roundtable. Topic: Developing Successful Blogs & eNewsletters
BWW #PenPOSSE Roundtable. Topic: Developing Successful Blogs & eNewsletters
Join host Michelle D. Jackson and panelists Reginald Williams, author of A Marginalized Voice; Alvinya Key, author of Love Or The Illusions Of Love; Rowana Abbensetts-Dobson, author of Departure Story! and writer Tenicka Missouri as they discuss steps to creating effective blogs and newsletters to help promote new and independent books. To view, post questions, or listen to the event, subscribe to the platforms below: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvLTqx4GsQWed70-zOPDZTQ(view live)
01:38:56
September 19, 2021
BWW Interview w/Ethleen Sawyerr, Professional Editor, Writer & Founder of Speak Write Play, LLC
BWW Interview w/Ethleen Sawyerr, Professional Editor, Writer & Founder of Speak Write Play, LLC
Learn the difference between developmental editing, line editing, copy editing, and proofreading from author and founder of Speak Write Play, LLC, Ethleen Sawyerr, who takes us to school on the importance of hiring a pro to polish our manuscripts. To view on Youtube go to https://youtu.be/pUPFCk5_en8
55:32
September 10, 2021
LIVE INTERVIEW: Writer Makeen Yasar, Poetry Top Winner, Chapter One Writing Competition
LIVE INTERVIEW: Writer Makeen Yasar, Poetry Top Winner, Chapter One Writing Competition
Hear 26-year-old poet Makeen Yasar discuss his work and read from his award-winning submission.
37:40
September 10, 2021
Interview w/Ashley M. Jones, Alabama State's First Black Poet Laureate
Interview w/Ashley M. Jones, Alabama State's First Black Poet Laureate
Hear Alabama State's Poet Laureate, Ashley Jones discuss growing up in Alabama, becoming a 'Southern Writer,' and publishing three award-winning poetry collections.  To purchase her latest book of poetry: https://www.hubcity.org/books/poetry/reparations-now To learn more about the host: www.authormichelledjackson.com
01:10:47
September 09, 2021
Young & Gifted: Hear Chapter One Writing Competition winner Jaymee Veney discuss writing, self-love and empowering young black women
Young & Gifted: Hear Chapter One Writing Competition winner Jaymee Veney discuss writing, self-love and empowering young black women
Jaymee Veney, the top winner of the fiction/non-fiction category of the BWW Chapter One Writing Competition and author of 'Coming of Age, Whatever That Means,' joins host Michelle D. Jackson to discuss her winning submission, what inspires her work, health and wellness advocacy, and future writing projects. To view this or future interviews or to listen to the podcast, subscribe to the platforms below: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvLTqx4GsQWed70-zOPDZTQ (view live) Spotify (+ five other podcast platforms): https://anchor.fm/michelle-denise-jackson (listen to after the live recording) BWW's Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/blackwritersworkspace (view live) Author Michelle D. Jackson's Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/AuthorMichelleDJackson (view live)
46:05
August 30, 2021
Interview with winners of the BWW's Chapter One Writing Competition
Interview with winners of the BWW's Chapter One Writing Competition
Meet the winners of the BWW 2021 Chapter One Writing Competition: Fiction/Non-Fiction Category winner Albert Mann & Poetry Category winners Shehariah Johnson and Tiffany Stewart. Learn about their writing journey, what inspires them, and their future goals and publishing aspirations. To view (and share) subscribe to one or all of the platforms below: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvLTqx4GsQWed70-zOPDZTQ Spotify (+ five other podcast platforms): https://anchor.fm/michelle-denise-jackson BWW's Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/blackwritersworkspace Author Michelle D. Jackson's Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/AuthorMichelleDJackson I'm going live using StreamYard! Before leaving a comment, please grant StreamYard permission to see your name at streamyard.com/facebook
48:20
August 27, 2021
4X published author Dr. Kisha Roberts-Tabb discusses book publishing, raising healthy, happy girls & the threat of human trafficking
4X published author Dr. Kisha Roberts-Tabb discusses book publishing, raising healthy, happy girls & the threat of human trafficking
Human trafficking expert, professor, motivational speaker, and author Dr. Kisha Roberts-Tabb sets the record straight on sex trafficking, raising a generation of healthy, happy girls, her life living with a mother who struggled with drug addiction, and why she decided to share her story.  To learn more about her work visit www.drkisharobertstabb.com Don’t miss it! View on YouTube: https://youtu.be/i01-dbFZ5rY
01:05:28
August 09, 2021
Back2Back Author Interviews w/10X Published Novelist Sacha Moore & Children's Book Writer Jamilah Bashir
Back2Back Author Interviews w/10X Published Novelist Sacha Moore & Children's Book Writer Jamilah Bashir
To view, subscribe to the platforms below: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvLTqx4GsQWed70-zOPDZTQ Spotify (+ five other podcast platforms): https://anchor.fm/michelle-denise-jackson BWW's Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/blackwritersworkspace Author Michelle D. Jackson's Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/AuthorMichelleDJackson
01:20:33
August 02, 2021
Why Black Writers Matter: Author Interview w/Romance Writer Jazz Matthews, Sci-Fi/Fantasy Aziza Sphinx, Non-Fiction Latoya Dameron
Why Black Writers Matter: Author Interview w/Romance Writer Jazz Matthews, Sci-Fi/Fantasy Aziza Sphinx, Non-Fiction Latoya Dameron
To view, subscribe to the platforms below: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvLTqx4GsQWed70-zOPDZTQ Spotify (+ five other podcast platforms): https://anchor.fm/michelle-denise-jackson BWW's Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/blackwritersworkspace Author Michelle D. Jackson's Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/AuthorMichelleDJackson
45:07
August 01, 2021
Author Interview w/ Sci-fi Author Stone Abdullah, Faith-based Writer Ebony Nicole Smith & Professional Growth Guru CaTyra Polland
Author Interview w/ Sci-fi Author Stone Abdullah, Faith-based Writer Ebony Nicole Smith & Professional Growth Guru CaTyra Polland
To view, subscribe to the platforms below: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvLTqx4GsQWed70-zOPDZTQ Spotify (+ five other podcast platforms): https://anchor.fm/michelle-denise-jackson BWW's Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/blackwritersworkspace Author Michelle D. Jackson's Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/AuthorMichelleDJackson
49:08
August 01, 2021
Why Black Writers Matter: Author interview w/Audrey Snyder, Dr. Adair White-Johnson & Sheryl Middleton
Why Black Writers Matter: Author interview w/Audrey Snyder, Dr. Adair White-Johnson & Sheryl Middleton
To view, subscribe to the platforms below: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvLTqx4GsQWed70-zOPDZTQ Spotify (+ five other podcast platforms): https://anchor.fm/michelle-denise-jackson BWW's Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/blackwritersworkspace Author Michelle D. Jackson's Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/AuthorMichelleDJackson
33:13
August 01, 2021
Podcast: Marketing for Self-Published Books w/16X Published Author Dr. Adair White-Johnson & Author/Publisher Reggie Williams
Podcast: Marketing for Self-Published Books w/16X Published Author Dr. Adair White-Johnson & Author/Publisher Reggie Williams
Join host Michelle D. Jackson and BWW's Virtual Writer's Symposium Speakers Dr. Adair F. White-Johnson, #1 Amazon Bestselling Author, Speaker, Educator, Publisher | Founder, The Empowerment House | CEO, Johnson Tribe Publishing and Reginald Williams, Award-Winning Author of 'A Marginalized Voice' and Founder of Callista Casey Publishing To register for the event follow this Eventbrite link: https://www.eventbrite.com/.../black-writers-workspace... To view, subscribe to the platforms below: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvLTqx4GsQWed70-zOPDZTQ Spotify (+ five other podcast platforms): https://anchor.fm/michelle-denise-jackson BWW's Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/blackwritersworkspace Author Michelle D. Jackson's Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/AuthorMichelleDJackson
57:36
July 20, 2021
Why Black Writers Matter? Host, Michelle D. Jackson interviews Author Jaymee Veney of Finding Jaymee LLC & Andrew Snorton, Author & Media Consultant
Why Black Writers Matter? Host, Michelle D. Jackson interviews Author Jaymee Veney of Finding Jaymee LLC & Andrew Snorton, Author & Media Consultant
Meet the Speakers of BWW's Virtual Writer's Symposium: Andrew Snorton will host of the "#AudioOnly: The Creative Power of the Audiobook" session. Jaymee Venee will be a panelist for the "Why Black Writers Matter" session. To register for the event follow this eventbrite link: https://www.eventbrite.com/.../black-writers-workspace... To view, subscribe to the platforms below: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvLTqx4GsQWed70-zOPDZTQ Spotify (+ five other podcast platforms): https://anchor.fm/michelle-denise-jackson BWW's Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/blackwritersworkspace Author Michelle D. Jackson's Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/AuthorMichelleDJackson
01:10:00
July 16, 2021
Understanding Autism with Children's Fiction/Children's Disability Writer & Special Education Teacher Sheryl Middleton, Author of 'All Things the Same'
Understanding Autism with Children's Fiction/Children's Disability Writer & Special Education Teacher Sheryl Middleton, Author of 'All Things the Same'
In Middleton's children's book, "All Things the Same", her main character, Peter, a little boy with autism, saves the day when he realizes that all things are not the same at his school. This book reinforces the importance of tolerance and that we all can contribute positively to the world around us. To learn more about the author visit: https://sherylmiddleton.wixsite.com/website. To view, subscribe to the platforms below: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvLTqx4GsQWed70-zOPDZTQ Spotify (+ five other podcast platforms): https://anchor.fm/michelle-denise-jackson BWW's Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/blackwritersworkspace Author Michelle D. Jackson's Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/AuthorMichelleDJackson
18:35
July 15, 2021
Author Interview with Award-Winning Sci-Fi Writer Stone Abdullah
Author Interview with Award-Winning Sci-Fi Writer Stone Abdullah
Host & Author Michelle D. Jackson interviews Sci-Fi/Fantasy Writer Stone Abdullah, author of Journey of the Shadow, to discuss his views on sci-fi vs. fantasy, diversity in writing sci-fi, nurturing the next generation of writers, and the importance of following your passion for the arts. Stone Abdullah is a two-time Mississippi Arts Commission Award-Winning Sci-Fi Author, a rock guitarist, and a video game enthusiast. He graduated from Jackson State University with a bachelor’s degree in earth system science and left his Ph.D. in large-scale data analytics to pursue his literary career. As an avid writer for more than eighteen years, Abdullah has published both poems and scientific research papers.  To connect with Stone visit www.journeyoftheshadow.com. To connect with Michelle D. Jackson visit www.authormichelledjackson.com To view, subscribe to the platforms below: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvLTqx4GsQWed70-zOPDZTQ Spotify (+ five other podcast platforms): https://anchor.fm/michelle-denise-jackson BWW's Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/blackwritersworkspace Author Michelle D. Jackson's Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/AuthorMichelleDJackson
01:14:06
July 08, 2021
In Reflection of Juneteenth w/Kyerra Johnson-Massey author of 'The Journal of African American Thoughts'
In Reflection of Juneteenth w/Kyerra Johnson-Massey author of 'The Journal of African American Thoughts'
Author Kyerra Johnson-Massey was born and raised in East St. Louis, IL, also known as “The City of Champions” - a small city across from its neighboring city, Saint Louis, MO separated by the Mississippi River.  In 1917, a Race Riot took place and a reported 250 or more African American lives were lost followed by a mass migration and burning of the area. The Race riots, much like the traumatic past Kyerra would suffer witnessing the homicide - suicide of her parents, a story that shook Kyerra and changed her future forever.  But much like East St. Louis, Kyerra is a phoenix reborn and an unlikely beacon of hope. Her latest book, “The Journal of African American Thoughts” (scheduled to be released on Juneteenth, June 19th) gives vivid details on the thoughts behind racial acts in the United States of America against African Americans. The history can be told by many but the emotions behind the history is what makes this book a canvas of thoughts to step into. Vagrancy, Juneteenth, Mass Incarceration are all names mentioned in this book and the past that haunts our present years as African Americans in the United States. There is an element of hope behind each story; the hope is, after reading each story, the reader learns the truth behind the words of systemic racism and how together we can change our future by understanding our past.
01:06:33
June 19, 2021
Writing Non-Fiction for Personal & Professional Growth
Writing Non-Fiction for Personal & Professional Growth
During this high-impact discussion, the host, Author Michelle D. Jackson and panelists Authors Reginald Williams, Michelle P. Jones, Alvinya Keys, Julia Royston, Tina Purnell, Andrew Snorton and Ellen Butterflyy cover non-fiction book writing, publishing, editing, audience engagement, and marketing.
02:02:43
May 24, 2021
How to become a Ghostwriter w/StoryTerrace: Interview w/Kevin Danielczyk, Team Lead Editor @ StoryTerrace
How to become a Ghostwriter w/StoryTerrace: Interview w/Kevin Danielczyk, Team Lead Editor @ StoryTerrace
Learn about StoryTerrace's freelance ghostwriter opportunities. StoryTerrace is responsible for writing the life story of 94-year-old, Fort Worth activist Opal Lee, known as the mother of Juneteenth, and many other black entertainers, athletes, and social justice leaders. We, as black writers, have an opportunity to add our diverse voices to stories that will live on for years to come. Also, interested writers can earn on average $1,200 per project. To learn more about StoryTerrace, watch the interview with Editorial Team Lead Kevin Danielczyk here: https://youtu.be/CjI_aph1308. To inquire about their job opportunities email, kevin.danielczyk@storyterrace.com or go to, https://storyterrace.com/. Note: We do not endorse the company but we strongly support writing opportunities that help to advance stories for and about communities of color.
46:43
May 18, 2021