Scribbler's Corner at River of Grass

Nikesha Elise Williams: The Power of Passion

April 29, 2019 Darlyn Finch Kuhn Season 1 Episode 4
Scribbler's Corner at River of Grass
Nikesha Elise Williams: The Power of Passion
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Scribbler's Corner at River of Grass
Nikesha Elise Williams: The Power of Passion
Apr 29, 2019 Season 1 Episode 4
Darlyn Finch Kuhn

Nikesha Elise Williams is an Emmy award winning news producer and author. She was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, and attended Florida State University where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Communication: Mass Media Studies and Honors English Creative Writing. Nikesha’s debut novel, Four Women, was awarded the 2018 Florida Authors and Publishers Association President’s Award in the category of Adult Contemporary/Literary Fiction. Four Women, was also recognized by the National Association of Black Journalists as an Outstanding Literary Work. She has subsequently published two additional novels: The Appeal of Ebony Jones, and her latest, Love Never Fails. She joins Darlyn on Scribbler's Corner at River of Grass to talk about her writer's journey, including the inspiration of Nina Simone, the importance of being heard, the "Jacksonville Renaissance" and how she lost the first draft of her first novel, Four Women, and had to start over. Her advice for new writers: Start writing, and don't ever stop.

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Nikesha Elise Williams is an Emmy award winning news producer and author. She was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, and attended Florida State University where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Communication: Mass Media Studies and Honors English Creative Writing. Nikesha’s debut novel, Four Women, was awarded the 2018 Florida Authors and Publishers Association President’s Award in the category of Adult Contemporary/Literary Fiction. Four Women, was also recognized by the National Association of Black Journalists as an Outstanding Literary Work. She has subsequently published two additional novels: The Appeal of Ebony Jones, and her latest, Love Never Fails. She joins Darlyn on Scribbler's Corner at River of Grass to talk about her writer's journey, including the inspiration of Nina Simone, the importance of being heard, the "Jacksonville Renaissance" and how she lost the first draft of her first novel, Four Women, and had to start over. Her advice for new writers: Start writing, and don't ever stop.

Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme2/bkuhnfl)