Beyond The Block-Part 2

When I stood in the hallway of my building in Brooklyn, I could smell the sweet scents from the neighborhood factories. There was Drakes Bakery on Clinton Avenue where they made snack cake products such as Devil Dogs, Coffee Cakes, Ring Dings and Yodels. The bakery is now the Benjamin Bannxer Academy for Community Development,Continue reading “Beyond The Block-Part 2”

Beyond The Block-Part 1

I started writing my memoir in 2012 and to this date I am still writing and revising. My book starts out with my life growing up in Brooklyn. I grew up in the Raymond V. Ingersoll Housing Development in Fort Greene Brooklyn. I was surrounded by history. The school I attended, Public School 67, wasContinue reading “Beyond The Block-Part 1”

Belief

I’ve been working on my memoir “Baby, You Have To Go Beyond The Block: Advice My Mother Gave Me While Growing Up” since January 2020. There were times I had to put it aside and just take a break. Then there were times I didn’t know what to do next in the writing process. But,Continue reading “Belief”

Cicely Tyson

Currently I’m reading Cicely Tyson’s memoir ” Just As I Am.” When I got home I sat and ran my fingers over the cover of the book. The front cover photo is so striking! The font, the colors beige and purple, very fitting. When I opened the book there was a photo of Cicely andContinue reading “Cicely Tyson”

Sales Sell Sheet

Canva I’ve finally signed up for a free account with Canva http://www.canva.com. This platform allows me to design my book cover. I’m also working on a Sales Sell Sheet. Below is information I got from EverGreenAuthors blog (http://www.evergreenauthors.com): 3 Simple Rules for Creating a Sell Sheet for Your Book: The only “rules” you need toContinue reading “Sales Sell Sheet”