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Meet My Characters: Orange is Not the New Black

When people ask me "What's your novel about," I usually say it's a teenaged Orange is the New Black -the Netflix version, not the book- featuring a naive 17 year old mother who's an immigrant. I've been asked, by YA author Evelyne Holingue, to talk about the characters in my YA novel. HerĀ novel, TRAPPED IN… Continue reading Meet My Characters: Orange is Not the New Black

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Strong Women Grow Here-Free Excerpt

  Have you ever felt like you've been down for so long it's hard to take that next step. I know most of us have had those times. So it's the little things that keep a smile on the face, and the eyes looking forward. And sometimes, just sometimes, something comes along that puts the… Continue reading Strong Women Grow Here-Free Excerpt