Michelle James' Writes Of Passage

....her life experiences, thoughts & feelings expressed in writing....

                          ~Press Releases~

 
Black Sheep penned by Fort Myers author, Michelle A. James
 
"Fort Myers resident, Michelle A. James, is now a published author, having recently released her book, "A Black Sheep in the Fold."*

For_Immediate_Release:
United States of America (Press Release) December 15, 2008 -- Fort Myers resident, Michelle A. James, is now a published author, having recently released her book, "A Black Sheep in the Fold".*

James, a Jamaican native, has lived in the local area for 5 years and has been employed in the healthcare field. However, her dream of writing became a reality as a result of unusual circumstances.

Having been unemployed for 8 months, her hidden talent was unleashed when she began to journal her thoughts on paper. She realized the catharsis that writing brought her as she came face-to-face with the harsh realities of a shaky economy.

She now has the pleasure of sharing her gift of the word with the world, in this new
literary accomplishment. A second book, "Writes of Passage" which features her penned poetry, has been completed and is en route to the publisher.

James attends First Assembly of God- Fort Myers and is actively involved in the choir. She is also a member of Lee Memorial Health System’s Auxiliary.

Synopsis for "A Black Sheep in the Fold":
A young woman’s life experiences are depicted in this short story fiction, that traces her life from childhood to adulthood, where she is challenged by the many faces of adversity. As a result, she feels like a misfit in society and wonders why she is still alive. As she struggles to pass a number of tests, how would she score? Would these tests make or break her? Would she be molded or folded? Could she stand strong on her feet, or would she fall flat on her face? Only time would tell...

*This publication is available online at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Borders and PublishAmerica.

For more information about the author and her work, please visit: michellejameswrites.webs.com.
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          Writes of Passage: life experiences penned in poetry....
                                (Michelle A. James)

 "Writes of Passage" is a play on words by author, Michelle A. James. It means that she utilizes her God-given gift of writing to convey her thoughts and life experiences, or rites of passage."*

 For_Immediate_Release:
(Free-Press-Release.com) March 18, 2009--- "Writes of Passage" is the author's play on words. Simply put, it means that she utilizes her God-given gift of writing to convey her thoughts and life experiences, or rites of passage. Themes covered within these pages include: human relations, love & romance, world conditions, spirituality and special celebrations... just to name a few. These poems in rhyme are worth your reading time...


About the author:


Michelle A. James is a Jamaican native and resident of Fort Myers, Florida (City of Palms). As the author of
"A Black Sheep in the Fold" and "Writes of Passage," she hopes that her literary work will inspire, encourage and transform the lives of readers everywhere.

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*This publication is available online at Amazon and CreateSpace.

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                          ~Book Signing Events~


WALDENBOOKS- Fort Myers hosted a book signing event for local poet and author, Michelle A. James, for her newly- released short story fiction, "A Black Sheep in the Fold."

 The event was held on Saturday, February 7th 2009 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm at Waldenbooks’ Edison Mall location at 4125 Cleveland Avenue.


 









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ALLIANCE FOR THE ARTS- Fort Myers hosted a "Walk Through The Arts" Book Fair for the Gulf Coast Writers Association, a group in which Michelle A. James has been a member. James displayed her literary work on Saturday, November 21st 2009 from 10am to 3pm at the Alliance's location at 10091 McGregor Blvd. A portion of all proceeds was donated to First Assembly Ministries' Mission Outreach.

           Invitation flyer (above)  

          Table display at the Alliance (right)
 
                                                                                                                           
                   Meeting and greeting guests/visitors (below)





 

 







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ALLIANCE FOR THE ARTS- Fort Myers hosted a "Walk Through The Arts" Book Fair for the Gulf Coast Writers Association, a group in which Michelle A. James has been a member. James displayed her literary work on Saturday, October 30th 2010 from 10am to 2pm at the Alliance's location at 10091 McGregor Blvd. A portion of all proceeds was donated to First Assembly Ministries' Mission Outreach.

 

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The Bonita Springs Literary Council welcomed Michelle A. James and a number of local authors at its "Meet The Author" event held on February 26th 2011. She was privileged to meet a relative of the infamous Al Capone who had her own story to share....

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The Southwest Florida Reading Festival kicked off its annual event at Harborside/ Centennial Park in Fort Myers on Saturday, March 19th 2011. Local and national authors were on site to share their literary work with attendees. This year, local poet and author, Michelle A. James, had the unique opportunity in participating, along with members of her Gulf Coast Writers Association group.

 

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                                    ~Publications~

 The Fort Myers Florida Weekly newspaper has published Michelle A. James' poem, "Black Sheep in the Fold" in its September 16th 2009 edition.