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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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Ryder's Block-Meet Ryder Daniels

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Ryder's Block-Meet Ryder Daniels

My name is Ryder Marie Daniels. A writer from Chicago. I struggled to get to be the bad chick that I am right now. I been through it all. Trust me baby, you wouldn’t want to walk through my damn shoes that’s for sure. You know they say a little girl’s first best friend is her mother and her first love is her daddy. But not for me…I never met my father and as for my mother…let me tell you the story of how a chaotic relationship with my egg donor turned me into a force to be wrecking with.

 

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From Detroit 2 Cali: My Story

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From Detroit 2 Cali: My Story

I want to introduce myself, I’m Janae Marie. A woman born in Michigan…grew up in Detroit. The city of Hitsville, Motown, GM, Better Made, The Tigers, The Pistons and so much more! I grew up in a single parent household. Before you write me off. I believe that I did pretty well for myself. But more about that later.

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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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Part 2 : How Character Arc Builds Story

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Part 2 : How Character Arc Builds Story

This time we discuss character arc and how it builds character and story. The difference between negative and positive arc. Why it’s important plus the 5 stages and tips to building the arc of your characters.

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