Books Ink Literary Services 2015 Authors Showcase

 

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2900669_origPANEL DISCUSSION I – 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

MONICA CROFT  – MODERATOR 

Participants:

Lois Beh – Leslie Best – Brian Burns – Chirskira Caillouet – Karen Ford – Tony Lindsay

 Felicia Madlock – Arnetta Randall – Bonnie Taylor-Williams – Brenda Tucker-Jeffries

MINI-WORKSHOPS I – 12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

 So You Want to Publish a Book: 101 – Dr. Constance D. Shabazz

Memoir Writing – Tony Lindsay

Rules of the Road for Story and Character Development 

Felicia Madlock & Karen Ford

 PANEL DISCUSSION II – 1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

MONICA CROFT – MODERATOR

Participants: 

LaToya Nicole Benson – Dr. Debra Majeed – Kyle Marshall – Ni’Cola Mitchell

 Walter M. Perkins -Jamal Rasheed – Evan Roberts – Talayah Stovall

Ted Williams – Naleighna Kai

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MINI-WORKSHOPS II – 2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Rules of the Road for Non-Fiction and Research Writing – Dr. Debra Majeed &

Walter M. Perkins

Building Your Book Platform –  Ted Williams, Ni’Cola Mitchell, LaToya Nicole Benson

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Self-Publishing vs Traditional Publishing: Two Paths to Becoming a Best Selling Author

Naleighna Kai & Talayah Stovall 

PANEL DISCUSSION III – 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

MONICA CROFT – MODERATOR 

Participants:

 Michael Applegate – Demetrice Cross – Anita “A. D.” Davis – Dorian Mendez-Vaz

N.J. McDaniel – Kirstin Smith – Kevin Whitaker – Yvonne Williams   

NEW SESSION ADDED

SPECIAL WORKSHOP – 4:15 P.M. – 4:50 P.M. 

Macro Literary All-Stars bare it all and give authors and readers the ins and outs of publishing. Learn how this author support group of ten authors landed on the national bestseller’s list within two weeks of releasing their novels, and also gained book deals with major publishing houses.
 

NALEIGHNA KAI, SUSAN PETERS, J.L. WOODSON, & VALARIE PRINCE 

FEATURED AUTHORS

Michael Applegate – The Prescription for Impeccable Customer Service (Business)

Lois Beh – The Father of Chicago:  DuSable (History/African American)

LaToya Nicole Benson– Ordinary Women: Extraordinary Purpose (Inspirational)

Leslie Best – The Afro-Latino: A Historical Journey (Non-Fiction/History)

Brian Burns – Mastering the Art of Interviewing: A Guide for Success Interviewing (Self-Help)

Chirskira Caillouet – Honey Licorice (Poetry)

Demetrice Cross – Delivered From Darkness (Autobiography)

Anita “A.D. ” Davis – After All Is Said and Done (Fiction)

Karen Ford – Thoughts of a Fried Chicken Watermelon Woman (Non-Fiction)

Naleighna Kai – Rich Woman’s Fetish (Fiction/ Romance)

Tony Lindsay – Almost Grown (Teen/Young Adult)
 

N.J. McDaniel – The Promise (Romance)

Felicia Madlock – Selfish Raine (Children’s Stories)

Dr. Debra Majeed – Polygyny: What It Means When African American Muslim Women Share Their Husbands (Non-Fiction/Religion/Sociology/Women’s Thought)

Kyle Marshall – The SuCCCCess Journey (Christian Living/Professional Development)

Dorian Mendez-Vaz – Sometimes in December (Inspirational Love Story)

Ni’Cola Mitchell – Pum Pum (Contemporary Fiction)

Walter M. Perkins – Write Right Right Now (Non-Fiction/How To)

Susan D. PetersSweet Liberia: Lessons from the Coal Pot

Valarie PrinceThe Virus: When Love Turns Deadly 

Arnetta Randall – Stereotypically Me (African American Literature)

Jamal Rasheed – It’s Mandatory to Identify and Kick Slave Habits (Sociology/Religion)

Evan Roberts – How to Become Influential and Highly Successful (Young Adult/Self-Help)

Kirstin Smith– Lotus (Women’s Contemporary Fiction) 

Talayah Stovall – Light Bulb Moments: 75 Lessons for Everyday Living (Non-Fiction/Self-Help)

Bonnie Taylor-Williams – With These Hands: A Country Girl Came to Town (Non-Fiction/Biography)

Brenda Tucker-Jeffries – Mother of the Bride – So Your Daughter is Getting Married (Wedding Planning)

Kevin Whitaker – The Party Girl (Urban Fiction)

Ted Williams – The Way Out: Christianity, Politics and the Future of African Americans (Sociology)

Yvonne Williams – “Before I Lay Me Down to Sleep” (Urban Romance)

J. L. Woodson – NAACP Image Award Nominee

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