“All I want to do, is make you feel.”
About her book, I Used To Cry, The Essence Of Essence
Based on true events, I Used To Cry The Essence of Essence is an epic coming of age novel that captivates the reader from beginning to end. An emotional tale chronicling the life of Essence, a young girl from the streets of Inkster, Michigan. She had it all. A good home, loving family and friends, beauty, and brains. When a traumatic turn of events changes her life forever, Essence is left emotionally crippled with a jaded perception of self, life, and love. For years her life is in shambles. She finds herself on a path of destruction fueled by pain, struggling to pick up the pieces. All she wants is to be loved, and accepted for who she is, but not even she knows the true answer to that question. Will she ever find what she's looking for? Take this journey with Essence as she discovers the true essence of herself.
UBAWA: Name 3 things about yourself readers may not know
EBONY: I own a CPR instruction business.
I truly enjoy helping others
I have an amazing testimony that now lies between the pages of my book.
UBAWA: What is your biggest inspiration?
EBONY: Knowing that my story has the propensity to help a lot of broken people heal.
UBAWA: What led up to you becoming an author?
EBONY: I've always loved to write, but once I reached a certain place in my life I realized that my own personal story may be able to help people get past some very challenging circumstances.
UBAWA: How would you describe your writing style?
EBONY: Vividly descriptive, evokes emotion.
UBAWA: What would you say is the most important thing an author should do before publishing his/her book?
EBONY: Have it edited, multiple times!
UBAWA: If you could go back and change one thing about your book, what would it be?
EBONY: Nothing at all.
UBAWA: When you’re not writing, what are you doing?
EBONY: Thinking of things to write!
UBAWA: How can readers and others in the literary community reach you?
EBONY: website: iamebwrites.com