From my Pen….

Author of the Dionni Series

Pum Pum from the pen of Ni’cola

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Leaving the island of Jamaica as an infant with her parents, the only home that Iyana Cambell knows is the United States of America. At the age of sixteen, not only does Iyana lose both of her parents, she meets a law student named Bradley. Bradley has taken a caring interest in her and promises to pick up the pieces of her past tragedies. Now in her third year in college and engaged to a powerhouse attorney, Iyana feels that she has met her knight in shining armor. However, one 4th of July, Iyana is set up on a drug charge. Iyana realizes that Florida is home to her, and according to immigration law, she is deported back to Jamaica: a culture she has never known. Iyana is forced to stay with an Aunt she never knew and live in poor conditions. Determined to obtain some sense of normalcy, she tries to finish her education and enroll in the University of the West Indies. With no loans or financial aid, she must find another way to make money to pay for school and other necessities. Now at the end of her rope, Iyana meets another American deportee, Phe Phe who helps her get into school and teaches her the ropes on how to make it on the streets of Jamaica, as a Dance Hall Queen. Phe Phe is reluctant of letting Iyana know too much about her life, but soon the two become best friends. Phe Phe introduces Iyana to a lawyer Marlon that works to get her deportation overturned and help her discover the beauty that Jamaica has to offer. From the Pen of Ni’cola Comes a tantalizing tail of lies and deceit woven into the exotic life of a dance hall queen. The island of Jamaica has many secrets and taboo to offer. Will Iyana naivety cause her to be overtaken by all the deceit or will her Pum Pum bring her into the light?

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Indianapolis East 38th Street Local Author Fair

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The Indianapolis Public Library, 38th Street Branch will host the 2015 Local Authors Fair.  The festival is scheduled to run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dozens of authors are scheduled to greet readers and sign books and get a chance to learn from one of today’s writing industry leader’s Award-Winning Author, Publisher, and Blogger, Ni’cola Mitchell as she hosts two writers workshops: How to Self Publish Your Book Successfully, and How to Blog Your Book in Today’s Digital World. This event is free and open to the public~RSVP strongly encouraged. There will be refreshments, vendors, and door prizes.

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Say What Now: Mathew Knowles Dishes Destiny’s Child Movie & STILL Being Their Manager!

Originally posted on HelloBeautiful:

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Mathew Knowles is back in the spotlight and this time it isn’t about his baby mamas and their court battles. A few weeks ago Sony e-mail hackers, “Guardians of Peace” revealed Knowles reached out to studio executives about making a movie focusing on Destiny’s Child. While the Screen Gems executive Clint Culpepper and Sony Pictures Entertainment’s co-chairwoman Amy Pascal seemed interested in the project based on e-mails, nothing came to pass.  Recently, Knowles spoke with The Wall Street Journal where he stated he was still trying to get the movie off the ground.

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Knowles revealed:

Their story, which starts when they were nine or 10 years old in Houston, it’s a story that really engages you. It talks about their challenges, their successes, their failures. One of the great aspects of a Destiny’s Child movie … is the empowerment of the songs and…

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Amazing by Ricky Dillard and the New G #Song of the Day

Literary News: Book Cover Reveal of The Food Temptress

Front CoverComing Spring 2015 ~ The re-launch of The Food Temptress by Rekaya Gibson.  Ambrosia, a New Orleans native, uses food to seduce men. “Her food makes loyal men unfaithful, gay men straight, cheating men sterile, and overweight men fit.” – AAMBC Book Reviewer
Cover design by J. Anderson Designs
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Rekaya Gibson, food blogger of The Food Temptress, is the author of three fiction novels and two children’s books.  Her latest work, Cooking on a Dollar Store Budget, offers 52 recipes made with items from dollar stores. Currently, she writes for Amtrak microsite and reviews cookbooks for Cuisine Noir Magazine. In her spare time, she designs fabric, wallpaper and gift wrap, dances freely, and photographs food, landscapes, and interesting people.
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Gone and Never Coming Back by Melanie Fiona Song of the Day

Black Greeks target advertisers who support VH1’s #SororitySisters – Rolling Out

Black Greeks target advertisers who support VH1’s #SororitySisters – Rolling Out.

Millions March NYC and shut down the city streets

Millions March NYC and shut down the city streets.

Legendary supermodel, Beverly Johnson, accuses Bill Cosby of drugging her – Rolling Out

Legendary supermodel, Beverly Johnson, accuses Bill Cosby of drugging her – Rolling Out.

Private Screening for Annie for Underprivileged Children of Atlanta

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2014 has truly been a blessing…Therefor Sharonda Taylor  and  Latasha Wright would like to share our blessings with the children of Atlanta by giving back. Please come join us for a wonderful holiday movie experience.  Premiering  the classic remake of  ( Annie ) featuring Jamie Fox  Quvenzhané Wallis ..
Every child deserves a family night out. Unfortanaly there are some family’s that didn’t make it to the movies this year!   So If this is you or you know a child between the ages of 5-14 years old! Please contact us at CHRISTMASWITHANNIE@GMAIL.COM
Tell us why the child is deserves this gift..
It’ll be A joyous Night to remember featuring
FUN..POPCORN ..SANTA CLAUS!

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