Tag Archives: biographical

November 30

Author Hall of Fame: Shameka (Meme) Green, author of Beauty from Ashes

  IWIC: What was the point in your life when you decided to make it your profession to help others? Shameka: I’ve always had a connection with people. I noticed early on that people felt comfortable telling me their life story. I can give advice when needed without judgement. While completing my Undergraduate Degree in […]

November 27

Book Review: Beauty from Ashes, by Meme Green

Beauty from Ashes: Detroit Raised Me, Got Saved Me, by Meme Green, is an amazing story about resilience and strength. This is a true story about the author herself, who fought to survive and who was challenged to find happiness in life, until she finally understood what was really important to her. After many wrong […]

September 23

Book Review: The Road to Amistad by Ken Dickson

The Road to Amistad by Ken Dickson, is a saga about one person’s walk through life. It is an interesting story, and while depicting the journey he has undertaken, and the experiences he has, while also seeking-out others walking the same path as he, the book keeps a focus on the important issues in life. The […]

April 26

The Author Spotlight on Russell Warnberg – author of “2064 A Warning”

IWIC: Tell us about yourself. Russell: I grew up in Minnesota and at the age of eighteen I shipped out with the Navy. They sent me to an Anti-Submarine Squadron based in Maine. While there I met a young lady, who later was foolish enough to accept my proposal of marriage. We then moved back to Minnesota where […]

April 23

IWIC Hall of Fame: William Beck, author of Crosscurrents

Today we feature William Beck in the IWIC Hall of Fame. William is taking his inspiration to another level. He not only weaves environmental threads into the themes of his books, spotlighting issues which are critical to all of us – but he also works at making changes in the world. Here is his story. […]

March 28

IWIC Hall of Fame: Phyllis Lawson – author of Quilt of Souls

  We recently featured Phyllis Lawson in our Author Spotlight, however, we couldn’t help but to be inspired by her passion in her work to write her book Quilt of Souls, and moreover, to spread a message about the valor, the strength and the incredible sacrifices made by women, like her Grandma Lula, who grew […]

March 24

IWIC Book review: Quilt of Souls … “a beautiful rendering…”

Quilt of Souls, by Phyllis Lawson, is a beautifully rendered biographical narrative about the true-life experiences of the author, growing up in the deep south, a story about the anchor in her life, her grandma Lula. Much of the story covers the early years growing up with her grandma on a farm, in a pastoral […]

March 19

Book giveaway of Quilt of Souls by Phyllis Lawson

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March 18

IWIC book spotlight on Quilt of Souls by Phyllis Lawson – “an historical unveiling of hushed bloodlines…”

  Quilt of Souls is a book the world needs to have. It is more than a personal memoir; it is an historical unveiling of hushed bloodlines and stories of a time and place that got swept under the carpet; powerful, intense, poignant stories that need to be heard. At the age of four years […]

March 17

The Author Spotlight on Phyllis Lawson author of “Quilt of Souls”

  Phyllis Lawson http://www.quiltofsouls.org Ms. Lawson was born in Detroit, Michigan. At the age of four, she was sent to the tiny town of Livingston, Alabama to be raised by her grandmother Lula Horn (1883-1986), who made beautiful quilts out of the clothing of her loved ones. Each strip of fabric tells the story of […]