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Here are the top ten articles for the African American Lit Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. The Horrors of Slavery Exposed
A brief summary of a few influential writers, who wrote autobiographies called “Slave Narratives” which often encouraged support for abolitionists.
2. Do Not Skip on Editing
Are you an aspiring writer who is dying to publish your book but cannot afford an editor? Skipping the editing process is never a good idea but there are options for getting eyes on your books without having to pay for it.
3. Stock Photos for Black Books
You're a writer interested in self-publishing but are stumped when it comes to finding photos that will fit your book. Whether you're looking for the perfect book cover photo or photos to imbed within your work, these sites will lead you to professional images of African-Americans.
4. For Colored Girls by Tyler Perry
A review of the movie “For Colored Girls” screenplay adapted by Tyler Perry from the choreopoem “For Colored Girls who have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf” by Ntozake Shange.
5. Things to Avoid When Writing Interracial Romance
Interested in writing an interracial romance book? I don't blame you. Interracial romance is one of the biggest sellers in the romance genre. Find out how to make your interracial romance sparkle and stand out from the pack.
6. Benefits of Writing a Series
Have you noticed the rising popularity of writing a series in the writing industry? Commercially published and self-published authors are finding outrageous success with series.
7. Bronx Masquerade—A Gem for Teen Readers
Book review of an amazing novel for teens. It tackles the all too familiar struggle for indentity that all teens face.
8. How to Manage Online Promotion
Many authors rely on online promotion and social networking to get the word out about their books. Successful online promotion can lead to burnout so having a solid plan of action can save the day.
9. The Little Known by Janice Daugharty
A coming of age story about a neglected little black boy who is transformed by a sack of stolen money.
10. Naked, Loosed, and Blessed
A reflection upon 3 of the 24 books that I've read by T.D. Jakes. An author whose writing has transformed my thoughts, encouraged my spirit, and impacted my life in a profound way.
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