Recent Blog Posts

  • EVENT ALERT: Social Media Marketing Boot Camp

    Social Media Marketing Boot Camp from Lakeshia Poole on Vimeo. In addition to spinning fictional tales, I’m also very passionate about public relations and communications. I’m excited to announce that I will lead a Social Media Marketing Boot Camp on Saturday, July 22 at Oconee Fall Line Technical College.  This full-day workshop will provide best practices, […]

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  • What “They” Don’t Tell You About College

    Advice from a “first generation” college graduate I didn’t have any close family members to help guide me before or during my college experience, so much of what I expected was based on television (ala A Different World and Felicity). Outside of that, I had this often stated mantra in the back of my mind: […]

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  • What a Year

    Last year I shared with ya’ll my “Yes List” and despite many challenges, distractions, I saw so much progress in 2016. This was indeed a year of transition. I quit my 9 to 5 job and took a leap of faith into publishing and consulting full-time. One action/decision led to an opportunity that opened the door to another. […]

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  • UGA Alumni Night at the Bookstore

    Once again, I will be in Athens, GA, my first home away from home for the annual Alumni Night at the UGA bookstore. It’s always a treat to hang out with fellow Bulldawg authors and fans. Uga will be there and the bookstore will be offering discounts! Here’s a #ThrowbackThursday post from a previous event. […]

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  • Event Alert: National Crown Tour [ATLANTA]

    Hey ya’ll!! I’m so excited about this upcoming event on June 25. As you know faith is one of my favorite topics and I believe this will be a powerful day and more than just “another women’s conference.” I’ve often had discussions with friends, colleagues, fellow bible study members and others about navigating the professional […]

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  • Did Ya’ll See This? Revisiting “Segregation Story”

    Noted photographer Gordon Parks referred to his camera as his “weapon against poverty and racism.” A consummate artist and creator Parks visually captured the story of segregation and unequal practices through photojournalism and film. His life and storytelling deserves its own post, but I came across Caroline Hirsch’s “Revisiting Photos That Find Tenderness Amid Inequality” and […]

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