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J Jay Samuel Davis

Review: Dear Ijeawele; or, A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions | Pyles of Books

I’ve been waiting to read Ms. Adichie for a long time and I was not disappointed with getting a taste here. It should also not be a secret that I’m a father to a strong-willed daughter, so I’m always looking for insights. Thanks to both maturity and my wife’s tireless work to open my eyes,… […]

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How Publishing a Novel is Like Completing the Hero’s Journey – The Fairy Tale Blog

At last, I have held a book I wrote in my hands! I have felt the thrill of completing, and perfecting, and publishing a book, and it is both a miracle and an agony! But then, all art is. When I published Halfbreeds three years ago, it was certainly exciting, but ultimately anti-climactic. There seemed… […]