Hi! I’m Shanna Miles. I’m an author, reviewer and book lover. I am committed to highlighting, promoting and producing diverse books. Please check with me now and then and see what’s going on in my world.
The principles of the #IWRITEINCOLOR campaign
These five principles guide everything that I do here in my writing, in my blog and in my creative presence and work. I hope that you would adopt them as well, but whether or not you believe as I do I believe the world will continue to turn and move in my favor.
All people of all ages, races, ability, sexual orientation and gender representation deserve to see themselves represented in stories.
Stories are essential components of identity building.
The written word is as powerful as memory and as indelible as death.
Villainy and the heroic journey are not mutually exclusive.
Supporting authors and young writers is infinitely more powerful than the restriction of other writers and their stories.
On WABE’s (NPR) Closer Look Shanna Miles, Atlanta-based author of “Willow Born” talks about why there is a lack of diversity in cultural stories written by minorities, and 18-year old aspiring writer, Jasmine Thompson shares her writing experiences.