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New Podcast: Summer 2017 So Far

It’s the middle of the summer and time to check in! Mick and I chat with Pascale in this session about our crazy summers thus far, books, and how we’re prepping for the fall. Listen to the episode here: Follow Pascale on...

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Sequel to The Blazing Star coming February 2018

Six years ago, I dreamed of writing a YA book series. Last year, my debut novel came to the world. Today, I announce the title of its sequel! Get ready for the exciting sequel, The Falling Star, this February 2018 from Wise Ink Creative Publishing. We’ll pick up where...

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Book Signing this SAT + New T-Shirts

Book Signing I will be signing copies of The Blazing Star @theblazingstar this Saturday, May 20th at the Hammond Public Library @hammondpubliclibrary! This is a family-friendly event, so swing by from 12-3 pm to chat about my YA fantasy series, The Blazing Star, or my...

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Imani Josey is a writer from Chicago, Illinois. In her previous life, she was a cheerleader for the Chicago Bulls and won the titles of Miss Chicago and Miss Cook County for the Miss America Organization, as well as Miss Black Illinois USA. Her one-act play, Grace, was produced by Pegasus Players Theatre Chicago after winning the 19th Annual Young Playwrights Festival. In recent years, she has turned her sights to long-form fiction. The Blazing Star is her debut novel. You can also find her at


McKenna is a short story author and blogger with an affinity for all things science fiction. Originally hailing from northern Wisconsin, she has work appearing in Her Campus Roosevelt chapter, Eau Claire’s Volume One magazine, and various blogs. When she’s not daydreaming and writing, you can find her cycling in Chicago or in small coffee shops with her head in a book. You can visit her at:

Jasmine is the author of That Watson Kid vol. 1, which was released in 2014. Born on the eleventh day of the eleventh month of the year, the Southside Chicago native will be a December 2016 graduate of Roosevelt University with a concentration in Integrated Marketing Communications. Remember, all graduation gifts are accepted. You can find Jasmine’s book of poetry on Amazon and Createspace.


Billy is the owner of Montgomery Media, a full service photography and audio-video experience. As a photographer, Billy Montgomery is known and respected for his professional work and reliability. In his captures, he is highly organized, detail-oriented, resourceful, thorough, creative, prompt and professional. His video and audio experience has allowed him to be visionary in producing multimedia projects that provide illustrious storytelling elements in an array of formats. Learn more about Billy HERE

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