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I Don’t Need Help! I Got This!

I Don’t Need Help! I Got This!

My first book, I’m A Big Boy Now, was published in 2009. I could not have been happier. All of the stories that circulated in my head were finally going to be released and shared with the world…and the world would fall in love with the mind of Amani Jackson!  So the book was published and I waited for the call from Oprah. While I waited I kept busy doing other things. I got my nails done every two weeks with a pedicure. I kept my hair done…I didn’t want to be caught off guard by reporters who found me. I went on the occasional date and,...
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The First Time I Wrote A Book

The First Time I Wrote A Book

  I am proud every time I take note that I have 3 published books under my belt. Everyone who knows me says I make it look easy. I can assure you, it’s been a journey! So how did it all start? I remember it like it was yesterday. I was working at a Bank of America overnight call center doing my daily routine when a few children’s books just came to me. Entire books. Every sentence and clear descriptions of each character. I stopped everything and began writing. It was a frenzy. Notebook paper was everywhere. Sketches were strewn across my desk and some in the...