Category Archives: education

Letting Love Earn its Wings: The Great American Love Story

I have come to learn that when a thing is written, you must let it fly – let it earn its wings, and this precious piece must fly because love is at stake. #LoveMatters more than we know. Continue reading

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Book Review: The Secret Life Of Lucy Bosman

Originally posted on thephantomwritertpw:
The Secret Life Of Lucy Bosman by Rebekah L. Pierce The Secret Life of Lucy Bosman has truly opened my eyes to a world and time I knew very little of. The struggles and treatment of…

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No, I’m Not Alright! The Truth About Depression

Like many of you, the apparent suicide of actor and comedian extraordinaire, Robin Williams on August 11, 2014, has rocked my spirit. The reports of his suffering from severe depression, however, is even more troubling because if it is true, then … Continue reading

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I’m Speaking at BlogHer 2014; Join Me!

I am so excited to share that I will be a panelist/speaker at the 2014 BlogHer conference in San Jose, CA at the San Jose Convention Center on July 25th, 10:45a-12p. The session I am presenting is Writing Lab | … Continue reading

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The Birth of a Children’s Book Author

It’s not often that I have the wonderful experience of introducing a new writer to my readers, but I am so happy that I can today. I met Shana Bernabela when she was about to graduate high school. I was … Continue reading

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Rewriting The Presentation of Women of Color in Women’s Literature

She is often treated in 19th Century literature as a product of sin or a whore to be saved or dismissed, but the story of the mulatto woman is much grander than this. In my newest novel, The Secret Life … Continue reading

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The Edutainment Value of Writing Historical Fiction

Happy New Year! Yes, I know I am almost 30 days late, but it’s better late than never, right? Well, I have started off 2014 with a lovely bang. Towards the end of 2013, I published my first historical fiction … Continue reading

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