A Fangirl’s Dream Comes True (MYWB)
Most people who “know me” know me will be able to answer this question: Who is Shonell’s favorite author? Answer? Bernice McFadden. Almost 20 years ago, I was an undergraduate and needed to come up with an idea for a research paper. I wanted to examine the portrayals of black women in fiction, and by […]
Quotes from Make Your Writing Bloom
When working on Make Your Writing Bloom, my very dear sister from another mother and fellow writer Samara King suggested I add callouts in the book that contained quotes worth remembering. Below are a five quotes from MYWB to think on! Writing (or not writing) affects your body, mind, and spirit. ||||||| Fear can push […]
WHY Make Your Writing Bloom?
I think every author at some point is asked why they wrote the book they wrote. My answer to that question in regard to Make Your Writing Bloom is a simple one—I needed this book. I had languished for quite some time in the pit of no writing. I was doing plenty of editing. I […]
WHO Is Behind Make Your Writing Bloom?
Make Your Writing Bloom, a book to help writers who are stuck (in writing) get unstuck, is written by writing evangelist Shonell Bacon. Shonell is a Jacqueline of all trades and a mistress of some; her primary goals are to educate, entertain, and excite her readers and clients. She adores words and the stories that […]
What I’m Currently Writing [Wednesday’s WORD]
This week’s word is writing–specifically, what I am writing these days. For a long time, my writing was centered on writing comments on students’ papers and on editing clients’ manuscripts. However, before I was a teacher and before I was an editor, I was a writer. I AM a writer. And now more than ever, […]
Apps to Help You Make Good Habits [Making Mondays]
Are you a person like me, someone who is in desperate need of breaking bad habits? If you are, then in today’s digital world, there are several products and services and apps that can help you make better habits and remind you when you need to keep on making those good habits. There are those […]