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Author Mirika Mayo Cornelius Launches Black Entrepreneur History

Black Entrepreneur History

Co-founder and author at Akirim Press Mirika Mayo Cornelius launches Black Entrepreneur History. Black Entrepreneur History covers all things Black and Entrepreneur, from the past to the present, while presenting the information as a one stop for present future generations to enjoy a wealth of information that is constantly updated. “I wanted to create a […]

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Author Rod Cornelius Launches Royalty In Black Apparel Line

Co-owner, founder and author at Akirim Press, Rod Cornelius has launched Royalty In Black, a brand new apparel line that uplifts and empowers the black community in a variety of ways. Rod Cornelius is the author of such best selling books as Ugly and He Beats Me, and he is also a graphic designer. Visit […]

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Author Mirika Mayo Cornelius Launches BOSS Black Female Entrepreneur Channel

Co-owner, founder and author at Akirim Press has launched the BOSS Black Female Entrepreneur Channel on YouTube. Covering entrepreneurship, she even goes back in history each week with a full Black Entrepreneur History where she takes the stories of past black entrepreneurs and explores the lessons the teach present and future generations about entrepreneurship, preparing […]

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LET ME OUT Earns #1 New Release in African American Horror

Let Me Out by Mirika Mayo Cornelius, upon release, has reached #1 New Release in the category of African American Horror Fiction on Amazon. Let Me Out is about a few friends who allow the curiosity of one lead them into an unfamiliar situation that isn’t as safe as they all believe, making their escape […]

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AN EVIL WAS BORN

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An Evil Was Born Amazon Kindle Google Play Sometimes the birth of someone can bring tragedies of the past back to haunt, especially when that child is born in the wrong place. After a tragic loss, a young couple discovers something sinister that has entered their home, and it’s toying with their daughter. Will they […]

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I WILL DO ANYTHING FOR HER

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I WILL DO ANYTHING FOR HER AMAZON KINDLE Casey’s very first interaction with a male was a brutal one, and it was when she was the age of eleven. Now that she’s a young adult, she’s never given herself the chance to trust and love anyone, must less a man, due to the scars left […]

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Love, Lies & Lipstick

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***A special collection release***LOVE, LIES & LIPSTICKAMAZON KINDLE Four action packed, urban stories in one grand collection! WHATEVER IT TAKES, DIGGIN’ GOLD, THE TRUSTED, and HE BEATS ME

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HE BEATS ME

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HE BEATS ME AMAZON KINDLE   When Ashley first met Keon, she thought she had met the love of her life. It wasn’t long after she cut herself off from all of her family and friends that Keon revealed his true abusive nature. Ashley quickly went from being the target of his affection to the target […]

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3 Reasons To Develop a Marketing Strategy PRIOR To Book Launch

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There are many reasons why you need to develop a marketing strategy prior to your book launch, but for this article, there are three main points that you must digest to have your plan, hopefully, succeed much of the time. 1. It needs to be natural. The more natural your marketing strategy, the more it […]

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CURSE THE COTTON

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Curse the Cotton by Mirika Mayo Cornelius

CURSE THE COTTON Kindle Google Play Nook  iTunes Life on the plantation for a Negro woman was already worse than any livelihood that existed, but when the wealthiest “massah” in the area destroys the only grasp on true, unquenchable love that Shelone has left to live for, her thirst for revenge is unleashed, starting in […]

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WHATEVER IT TAKES

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WHATEVER IT TAKES Amazon Kindle Cash rules everything around us and that’s not excluding the rent. Quay stepped into the strip game not by choice, but because she didn’t have any other options. After her good-for-nothing man puts them in a bind that could get her and her daughter thrown out in the harsh, rough […]

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Book Trailers – Are They REALLY Necessary For Book Marketing?

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Visuals are key to marketing any and everything, whether it be toys, appliances and oh yeah – books.  When discussing books, no, book trailers aren’t necessary, but they can do so much for a book – positively speaking.   I’ve been in the business for over ten years now, and I must say that having […]

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BLOGGING TIP: Make Your GOAL To Increase Traffic To Your Site

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Blogging is a bit of story telling your way, whether it be news with your own spin, personalized, celebrity, fashion or just randomness because the list can go on.  The most important thing you want to create is a broader audience.  What’s the sense in blogging for years and years and absolutely no one is […]

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WRITING TIP: Express Yourself … Minus Social Media ‘Slang’

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It happens.  We get into the rut of writing so much on social media until we adopt shorter, more convenient ways to be understood.  For instance, Twitter allows for 140 characters when posting publicly while cell phone usage with texting and posting to social media calls for key strokes that are far faster to use […]

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Lost? How To Know Which Way To Go With BOOK PUBLISHING?

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After finishing any book, the question sometimes still remains – what on earth do I do next, self-publish, pitch to a publishing company, or just let it sit in my drawer and collect dust? The truth is, the answer on what to do next with a manuscript is all based on the individual. Some authors […]

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Authors, Beware – Don’t Misrepresent Yourself

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What exactly is a misrepresentation?  A misrepresentation, according to our topic of being an author, is something done in order to deceive, or provide false information or impression about in order to further your goals or destroy someone else’s.  In either case, there is much, and I mean much, misrepresentations going on in the literary […]

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BLOGGING TIP: Provide Solutions For Your Audience

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For every person running a blog, it is extremely important to be informative to your audience.  Serving is vital to the success of your blog in every way because having something that people want to know about and actually need to find out about is what makes the top blogs worthwhile. Therefore, if thinking about […]

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Speak To A Crowd Fearlessly By Being Prepared

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Authors, although we are fearless when it comes to the written word, some of us may clam up when it comes to speaking before a crowd of people.  Conferences, book festivals, schools, churches and more may be events that may provide opportunity for you to promote who you are and what you do as well […]

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Learn Easily How To Become a Better Writer By Sharpening Your Skills

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One thing that I recall about school is that from the time we all learned to read and write, the focus was to become better with each year.  By the time we graduated, it was required that everyone knew how to pass what was called the Exit Exam which forced each student to show what […]

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Learn How Not To Disappoint Your Readers At Any Time!

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Did you know that readers have expectations, and did you realize that some of their expectations are super high as far as what they want from your books?  The real question is are you able to pull off satisfying your readers each and every time you release a novel or nonfiction work of art?  If […]

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