Michael Skeen’s masterfully written political thriller is awarded Honorable Mention under the Commercial Fiction Category Diamondhead, MS - The author Michael Skeen was a police officer for 32 years. And throughout his time in the force, he was obligated to write down reports on a daily basis. This task required him to write detailed accounts of crimes and … [Read more...] about ‘Costs of Liberty’ shortlisted for 2017 Eric Hoffer Book Award!
BIOGRAPHY I have four daughters and a step-son along with a supportive wonderful wife. In between working, coaching my daughter’s softball team, and just being a dad, I returned to school and achieved a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration.I am a Vietnam veteran and after leaving the service I became a police … [Read more...] about The Cost of Liberty by Michael Skeen
BIOGRAPHY I was born in Memphis, Tennessee where I lived until moving to New York City at the age of eleven years old. After attending three years of junior high school in the city, my family and I moved to Mount Vemon, New York where I attend high school for three years also. Immediately after graduation, I became a telephone operator for two and a half years before entering … [Read more...] about Remembering Our Black Trailblazers and Their Legacies by Barbara A. Pierce
BIOGRAPHY I the writer am from the state of Illinois. This story is written off a tragedy in my life. At the time of my tragedy, I was just starting a career in Nursing. I stayed with my nursing career for 28 years. I am the mother of three children, the grandmother of seven grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. I was raised a Christian along with my eight siblings. I … [Read more...] about With Your Hand On My Shoulder By Cindamae Colvin