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Janae Marie Talks with Canvas Rebel

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Janae Marie Talks with Canvas Rebel

CR: Janae, thanks for joining us, excited to have you contributing your stories and insights. Let’s start with the story of your mission. What should we know?

JM: Growing up as an only child I spent a lot of time alone. So, to escape boredom I read plenty of books. At the age of 13 I started writing poetry. Then a few years later I began writing books. Reading my favorite urban fiction books really inspired me to tap into my own creative outlet.

When I got to college at Wayne State University I researched how to self-publish my own books. At the age of 25 I published my first book. Shortly after, I published 2 more. So I’d published 3 books before the age of 30. That was one of my biggest accomplishments. A couple of years later, 2 more books were also published. I am currently working on a couple books to be published in the future.

I later started Janae’s Closet | Boutique Shop to promote self-confidence, self-esteem and self-awareness within the African American community.

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Janae Marie Interview With Shoutout Atlanta

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Janae Marie Interview With Shoutout Atlanta

I have always wanted to be a creative person! I loved reading books and writing poetry as a child. Being creative has helped me write and publish 5books and more! 

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Hustle & Grind Urban Lit Convention

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Hustle & Grind Urban Lit Convention

I will be in attendance for the first time at the Hustle & Grind Urban Lit Convention. Taking place in Detroit on June 11th, 2022.

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Janae Marie Interview with Voyage ATL

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Janae Marie Interview with Voyage ATL

I am an author of 5 books. I started doing Jane’s Closet as a way to widen my brand. I also wanted to promote an urban streetwear brand that motivated people to love themselves.

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Finding Your “WHY” Story! | Finding Motivation To Write Your Story

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Finding Your “WHY” Story! | Finding Motivation To Write Your Story

Finding your why! What motivates you to write? What is your story? What is the story that you want to tell? Applaud yourself for going after your dreams! On this first session I divulge on finding your motivation to write. Finding the courage to go after something.

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