Author Arnetha Thomas of Neatbooks4u believes Your Destiny, Your Best. Her intents to inspire every audience young to old in maximizing reading for enjoyment, learning, personal and spiritual growth. Arnetha zeal to write Christian and children, a self-help grieving handbook and articles are motivated by her faith in God and 45 years in social work to include nonviolence practitioner and trainer.
Carla Bennett, a wife, mother of three children, author of Strayed: My Journey Back Part 1 and Strayed: My Journey Continues Part 2. Carla also hosts a weekly podcast Strayed Talk (Real Journeys) on several podcast channels including Anchor, Spotify, Apple and more. She is passionate about writing and directing plays and has recently started her own production business, Strayed Productions LLC.
Dr. Thea Long White is about the business of education, because education is her business. From infancy to maturity she believes in meeting people where they are and helping them to create an intrinsic plan of action that can get them to where they need to go.
Benjamin B. Cowins, Sr., Ph.D. is a semi-retired public school educator. He is the co-founder and Vice President of the Ralph Hogges, Benjamin Cowins and Delores Smiley's Writers Group of South Florida. Ben is the author or co-author of six books. He believes in encouraging potential writers to join "The Writer's group" and to write, write, and write.
Klarke A. Cowins, is the daughter of Karen and Benjamin Cowins II. The author is a a pre-teen, elementary school student, and a lover of books and ducks. It is her hope and desire that young readers will appreciate her book, enjoy it and share it with others. Klarke Cowins is also a member of the Ralph Hogges and Benjamin Cowins Writers Group of South Florida.
Published Kyrie Loves Grandma Soooo Much. 2020 and 2021 Team Member, St. Thomas Aquinas High School's State (FL) 7A Football Championshipos: 2021, 24th Annual Broward County Athletic Association (BCAA) All-Star football team.
Ralph Hogges is a retired professor and executive director of the Institute for Public Policy and Executive Leadershiop in Higher Education at Nova Sotheastern University. A writer of diverse genres, he is the author of sixteen books. He is also the founder, host and moderatore of the Monthly Scholars' Roundtable and Forum.
Dr. Dunn holds advance degrees in higher education administration and an undergraduate degree in elementary education. Dr. Dunn's many years of work in education include teaching at the elementary grade levels as well as teaching at the college and graduate levels.
I have written several short stories and had some of them published in the Imagine literary magazine. I have also been published in the Algonquin Quarterly (“The Water Buffalo and Pink Flamingo”) and in an anthology For Your Eyes Only (“Casino Blues”). Walk in Bethel is my first novel. This novel won an international competition in General Fiction (June, 2015), in which I traveled to Paris to receive the award. I have published five additional novels, Reflections, Groovin’ on the Half Shell, A Winter Friend, Casino Blues, and Five Secrets 6 Stethoscopes.
Valda is a retired teacher from the island of Jamaica. A born again Christian, she has served in several church ministries in prayer and intercession and teaching. Through the Valley was written to encourage readers as they go through their various valley experiences. Due to her physical challenges, she was forced to retire from public service but is still active in her church.