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Heal Your Heart ~ Dr. Eddie Connor Jr.

Eddie Connor JrEmpowering people to overcome obstacles and walk in their unique purpose is the real life message shared by Dr. Eddie M. Connor, Jr. who is a survivor of stage 4 cancer.

Dr. Connor is a resident of Detroit, Michigan and grew up in Kingston, Jamaica. As a product of a divorced family, Dr. Connor realizes that he was not born with a silver spoon, but discovered strength in the midst of struggle.

Dr. Connor empowers people as an Author, International Speaker, College Professor, Mentor, Political Advisor, Teacher, and Radio/TV Correspondent on CBS/CW 50. He shares his story of overcoming cancer in his 5 books:Purposefully Prepared to Persevere, Collections of Reflections: Symphonies of Strength – Volumes 1-3, E.CON the ICON: from Pop Culture to President Barack Obama, Unwrap The Gift In YOU, and Heal Your Heart.

 

 

Heal Your Heart

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Have you checked out #MotownWriters Sidebar BOM Feature: My Approach by Jasmine Lynn? #MotownLit #MichLit


My Approach
Jasmine Lynn

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Everyone has a story, how we express it changes with the season. Poetry one of the first forms of passion. Leaking from veins onto pages and walls of the subway. Begging someone to catch the words that are being spoken, someone to take a moment and read what is being produced. My approach is a intro into that world. Samples of the passion from artist know as Unknown To Writers Block

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Check out the new #MotownWriters Sidebar Book of The Month Feature: My Approach by Jasmine Lynn #MotownLit #MichLit


My Approach
Jasmine Lynn

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About this book: 

Everyone has a story, how we express it changes with the season. Poetry one of the first forms of passion. Leaking from veins onto pages and walls of the subway. Begging someone to catch the words that are being spoken, someone to take a moment and read what is being produced. My approach is a intro into that world. Samples of the passion from artist know as Unknown To Writers Block

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My Approach
Jasmine Lynn

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Homeless Girl Becomes Human — Life’s Sudden Inspirations

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We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.

— Martin Luther King, Jr.

The way she appeared photo 1suddenly just outside the gallery door alarmed me.

I can’t say she looked at us as much as she looked through us, her expression blank and dry despite the humid Charleston heat.

My first outing of this recent day was a lovely morning walk with my brother as we photographed hundreds-year-old churches and through a fence examined the stockades that held slaves awaiting their eventual sale. On the way back to the quaint hotel in which we had been staying comfortably, with its free bottles of water and sodas and its afternoon wine and cheese pairings, we traveled past the site of a former Freemason headquarters and, incongruously, a modern motel. As I sat in my air-conditioned room, I thought of the peace of the boardwalk that had…

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#MotownWriters Monthly @Meetup: 25 Things Every Writer Should Know hosted by @Dr_Wiggins #MotownLit #MichLit

 

 

Please take a moment and share this event with other interested writers, writers groups and others… Thank you in advance!About Our Speaker:

Dr. De’Andrea Wiggins is the Interim Director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion for the Wayne State University (WSU) School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan where she oversees the outreach and recruitment efforts at the K-12, undergraduate and post-degree levels. Prior to coming to WSU, Dr. Wiggins served as an educator in both Detroit Public Schools and Vistas Nuevas Head Start. In addition to her duties at WSU, Dr. Wiggins provides educational leadership as Pastor of Leadership Development for Impact Church where she serves as an ordained minister. Her instructional courses include the Ministerial Development Course and a seminar on the case for diversity in health care. Active in her community, Dr. Wiggins is serving a three-year term on the Board of Directors for the Virginia Park Community Investment Associates, Incorporated where she is the vice-president.

Dr. Wiggins’ debut novel is “Their Darkest Hour” published under her pen name, D. C. Wiggins. She also co-authored “Reboot Global Breakout”, a small group Bible study guide. Due to be released in November 2014 is “Almost Doesn’t Count”, an urban life fiction novel. Dr. Wiggins’ literary project for 2015 is “The Surrendered Soul: Aligning the Five Parts of Your Soul with the Will of God”. Dr. Wiggins is committed to helping people grow spiritually and excel professionally.

 
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“25 Things Every Writer Should Know” and is based on the immense knowledge that Dr. Wiggins has accumulated from personal studies, networking with MWN and ACW with Venus Mason Theus.

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New Sidebar Book of The Month Feature: My Approach by #MotownWriter Jasmine Lynn #MotownLit #MichLit


My Approach
Jasmine Lynn

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About this book: 

Everyone has a story, how we express it changes with the season. Poetry one of the first forms of passion. Leaking from veins onto pages and walls of the subway. Begging someone to catch the words that are being spoken, someone to take a moment and read what is being produced. My approach is a intro into that world. Samples of the passion from artist know as Unknown To Writers Block

 

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Book Trailer Reveal: The Greeks of Beaubien Street by Suzanne Jenkins

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The Greeks of Beaubien Street
Suzanne Jenkins
Contemporary Women’s Fiction/Crime
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The Greeks of Beaubien Street

Nestled below the skyline of Detroit you’ll find Greektown, a few short blocks of colorful bliss, warm people and Greek food. In spite of growing up immersed in the safety of her family and their rich culture, Jill Zannos doesn’t fit in. A Detroit homicide detective, she manages to keep one foot planted firmly in the traditions started by her grandparents, while the other navigates the most devastated neighborhoods in the city she can’t help but love. She is a no nonsense workaholic with no girlfriends, an odd boyfriend who refuses to grow up, and an uncanny intuition, inherited from her mystic grandmother, that acts as her secret weapon to crime solving success. Her story winds around tales of her family and their secret laden history, while she investigates the most despicable murder…

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