Making Moves in Metropolis 2020 Cover


Making Moves in Metropolis

A Novel

Kendalynn Thompson is building win-win legal briefs leading to future success stories from former sex trafficking victims. Carmandi Prescott is ready to rejoin the fashion world on her terms. Elaine Bright’s love for technology and supporting women is ready for the spotlight. Patronda Lyles is engineering her best life as she faces her toughest challenge in years.



I l💖ve creating clear effective solutions with content and design. I discovered this while writing more than 20 books, designing and teaching several courses, blogging, and recording podcasts. My professional and personal experiences have taught me that clear effective communication is the foundation to achieving your goals. Self-publishing charted my unconventional path into STEM. Each story, website design, brand redesign, and book cover served as a guidepost that led to earning my Masters in English, Technical Communication with a concentration on empathetic digital experiences and instructional design.

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Natural Sistahs Completed Series

My Crowning Glory Natural Sistahs Book 1 2020 Cover

My Crowning Glory

Anisa Links is on a fast track to success, love, and happiness.

I Am Not My Hair Natural Sistah Book 2 2020 Cover Update

I Am Not My Hair

The previously scheduled life Maya Hatton planned has been interrupted for an emergency broadcast announcement.

Me, My Hair, and I Natural Sistahs Book 3 2020 Front Cover

Me, My Hair, and I

JeShaun lost her mom at an early age. As time winds down on her high school days, she must confront the things she ignored.


The woman who truly intends to live a good life is already living phenomenally since intent is part of the achievement.



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Evil Averted Girl Power Crime Fiction novel
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Meet JeShaun and her family from Me, My Hair, and I

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GIG PowHer Press Begins HandBound Book Production

  GIG PowHer Press caters to readers who prefer physical books by adding handbound books to their catalog.  Atlanta, GA (Shawneda.com) July 23, 2020 Fifteen years after choosing print-on-demand to publish her first novel, Love Is…, author and owner of...

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