- My editor Tynisha from Dasheen Magazine and Camelitta Ink & Co...
- My publisher Sabrina from Beneath The Surface, Publishing...
- My production manager/marketing and sales specialist Rene...
- And Midnight Express Books for helping me maintain The Abeng and My Conscious Pen platform, not to mention my sanity.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
My Journey Getting Published by Kaya Omodele
My Publishing Journey
by Kaya Omodele @TheAbeng #TheAbeng
My book The Abeng and My Conscious Pen: Cries of Redemption is now in the hands of my editor.
The challenges getting a book published while behind a prison fence are many; obstacles jump up outta darkness like duppies/jumbies in the night. A problem will inevitably roll up like some old higue wanting to suck out all your energy and joy, threatening to transform your process into a nightmare.
But don't worry! Problems are mere opportunities to find creative solutions; so, fret not thyself. The ancient Egyptians found ways to time and harness the disastrous overflowing of the Nile; they converted destructive annual flooding into irrigation from which sprang one of the world's earliest and greatest civilizations. In other words, they made sugar outta ssshhhh (shingles ;-) )
So, right about now, I'm saying "Big up!" to my very own team of ancient Egyptians:
I give nuff thanks and honor, Ladies.
It takes a village, people.
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