Amanda Sun, writer of my beloved book “Ink” tweeted me back in response to the interview request I asked for and I quote “Thank you for thinking of me! Unfortunately at this time my schedule is such that I can’t take on interviews . . . .hopefully in a few months things will calm down. If you’re still interested than, send me a note (on her personal email)” AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH! Guys! I WILL BOOK THAT INTERVIEW!
The “First Lady of Song” was born today and Motif Ink is going to honor her by focusing on a children’s book written in her honor as well as a mini bio for those who do not know her. Ella was born in Newport News, Virginia, which is also called Bad News, Virginia. Her parents were married by common-law but once they separated Ella and her mother moved to Yonkers, New York. From her Ella would help out her family […]
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And then she woke up one day packed her bags and left what is called the greatest city on this earth . . . New York City. This is how my story begins; leaving everything I love in the middle of May to come to city where the only soul I know is my Sister. Raleigh is where I now lay and beautiful it is. A junior in College, which one is to be debated, I major in Public Relations […]