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“If your dreams do not scare you, they are not big enough.” ―  Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Now, As you know, my campaign goal on Kickstarter was not reached last October, But that does not mean this is the end of the road! I read that quote recently and fell in love because it made total sense, I had this pretty big and scary idea when I first started that kickstarter and my goal was extremely high because I envisioned all of these beautiful things happening if my campaign was successful. Unfortunately I was not able to send out those baskets filled with essentials, goodies and books for Christmas but I know that everything happens for a reason. 

I'm extremely grateful for everyone's continued support since I first began this journey! I've met so many wonderful people and have been introduced to some amazing programs that I look forward to working with. But going forward my focus will be only on the essentials, which means getting that manuscript published because I know that sharing my voice will help many people for years to come. If you have a story you would like to share I'd love to hear it HERE:

Thank you again to everyone who has been beside me along this journey until then! check out my blog to stay in the loop. 

"Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn." -Harriet Beecher Stowe

About The Book

At the mere age of 12, bright eyed and filled with hope for a better future, Erica, A blossoming youth has survived the unspeakable and raised her younger siblings in the process. Grasping for any sliver of promise she can fathom, she pulls herself out of an abusive environment where neglect and pain riddled her existence for years. Leaving everyone and everything behind, all the odds are against her on this journey through finding herself. Her mother failed her, her father failed her, and the foster care system failed her. As she battles her way through the world alone, she begins to flower into a beautiful young woman. But years after her 18th birthday she finds herself haunted by her past.
A life of heartbreak and disappointments have led her to this stranger she sees in the mirror. Day by day she figures out the world on her own, struggling to keep people close. It’s taken six years, and a pending divorce for her to finally see her true potential. While searching for love and a place to call home the reality of her past begins to settle in and she burns with affliction for the truth behind her childhood, while stumbling her way through darkness she begins searching for answers. 
Every moment she's ever encountered has led her to this day. The first day of the rest of her life, she doesn’t know it yet, but something is coming for her and it’s going to change her. The only question is will she let it be for the better or worse? Only time will tell...