I am a survivor of Domestic Violence. I don’t talk of it often but the experience was one of the darkest moments of my life. During the healing process, I realized that domestic violence in the African American community is not something that is acknowledged or discussed. In fact, it is to be hidden.
This is the last chapter. I hope you all have enjoyed my Summer Reading Fest. Don’t forget that I’ll blog next week about why I chose to include domestic violence and female genital mutilation in my paranormal romance. This is the last week to participate in the free drawing for Breaking Free so make sure you RT/Tweet, like my FB page, or sign-up for my subscriber’s list.
I’m hoping that you’re on the edge of your seat. Shania’s got that creepy priest after her baby, her memories are all messed up and Corbin’s about to go through an evil awakening. Do you agree that she should run? Finish Chapter Five of Flee.
Chapter Two was intense. The mixture of the box and domestic violence has placed Shania in a new frame of mind. Her transformation is on the way. At the end of this summer reading fest, I’ll write a blog post or two about the controversial issues in this short story. But for now, please take a look at Chapter Three. You’ll get the chance to meet her best friend, Maddy Lynh. Take a look.
Coming in 2015! This is the third installment of the Soul Eater series. An ancient evil is drawn to the shores of America where good people have forgotten their history, power, and strength. When Shania Moore’s dreams of a serial killer draining the souls of African American girls in a bizarre ritual turn out to […]
Is everyone ready for Chapter Two? This week proves to be interesting with Corbin’s knowledge of Shania’s pregnancy. What will he do? Is it ok for him to propose at her grandmother’s funeral?
Hope you all leave me some comments today. Here’s Chapter Two.
Welcome to my summer reading fest. I’d like to introduce everyone to my heroine, Shania. Her grandmother has passed away and left her an interesting wood box that hums and glows. Nobody else can see that part, though. This box is opening up her earth elemental magic. It’s awakening her lost memories.
I’m hoping to inspire conversations around the Africana symbols, Shania’s creepy ex-boyfriend, Thor, her dog, or even if a romance heroine is allowed to have an abortion.Let me know what you think.
BTW, Don’t forget to RT/Tweet, like my FB fan page or sign-up for my subscriber’s list to win a free e-copy of Breaking Free. Without further adieu, Here’s Chapter One.
Wil Smith’s Summertime always brings back memories. One of the things I remember most is being able to spend hours upon hours reading until my heart was content.
I just heard the news of the passing of LA Banks. Leslie Banks has been an inspiration to me. I’ve always felt a kinship with her because of her love of writing paranormal romance and urban fantasy. I was so sad to learn that she was ill with adrenal cancer. I prayed that she would regain both her health and strength. I’m so struck with her death, that I had to stop for a few minutes and remember her warm personality, comforting smile, supportive nature, and awesome storytelling ability.
I had the pleasure of visiting the media center at Parkview High School in Gwinnett County, Georgia a couple of years ago on a Saturday. To my surprise, Mrs. Roschell Thybulle’s students waited patiently for the arrival of LA Banks. The students were overly excited and ready to discuss the books. What struck me the most, were that these students were reluctant readers. Here’s an interview with the teacher, Mrs. Thybulle, who spearheaded this event.