2009

  • December 5, 2009 – Started writing journey at Kandi Burrus’s event in Atlanta, GA.

2011

  • Wrote lyrics for ML The Truth’s song “Commitment”, which was later considered for a Grammy Award in the category Best R&B Song.
  • Became a published author; My Side of the Story released under Purposeful Publishing.

2012

  • Recognized as Outstanding Contribution to Poetry by Great Poets Across America.
  • Wrote and co-produced first theatrical production, Living Your Life.
  • Released second book, Living, Loving, & Laughing My Way Through.

2013

  • Honored in Cleveland, OH by the organization Girls on Fire; received the Presidential Award and Best Independent Author Award.
  • Wrote and produced theatrical production, Why Can’t We Be Friends.

2014

  • Why Can’t We Be Friends, an anti-bullying play, won Best Real-Life Drama Stage Play at the Playwright Awards in Queens, NY.

2015

  • Became an Amazon Best-Selling Author with third release, Love the Real You, published under Pen Legacy Publishing.
  • Pen Legacy Publishing officially opened for business, signing three new authors: Summer Willow Fitch, Vaughn McNeill, and La’Mena Marie

2016

  • Released fourth book, STOP Asking for Permission & Give Notice.
  • Published new author AJ Harrison.
  • Hired to write two theatrical productions, Oliva Lost & Turned Out and Til Death Do U Part.
  • Completed formal training through Dimensioned Wellness, LLC; became a Life Coach.

2017

  • Named “Woman Who Is Doing It Big” at Millionaire Mogul, Tiana Von Johnson’s Women Doing It Big Conference in New York City.
  • Co-wrote memoirs with Neo-Soul Singer/Songwriter Jaguar Wright and Philadelphia Police Officer Deborah Rose.
  • Published four new authors: Deborah Rose, Jaguar Wright, Briana McKnight, and Khristina Barnes.
  • Hired to write two theatrical productions, Testify and Cheatin’ In the Next Room.
  • Pen Legacy officially registered as a Limited Liability Corporation.
  • Participated in the Literary Takeover Book Signing in New Orleans, LA, during Essence Festival.
  • Studied “Writing for Television” under television producer, screenwriter, and author Shonda Rhimes.
  • Received professional recognition and endorsement from Word of Life Christian Fellowship; appointed as “Fellow of the Most Excellent Order of International Experts (FOIE)” in the field of Entrepreneurship.
  • Received Honorary Doctorate Degree in Philosophy from CICA International University & Seminary.
  • Became an Amazon Best-Selling Author with fourth book, STOP Asking for Permission & Give Notice.
  • Brand advertised in a digital marketing billboard campaign in Times Square– Manhattan, NY.
  • Rise and Grind Ambassador for Shark Tank’s Daymond John’s newest book, Rise and Grind.

2018

  • Theatrical production Get Out of Your Own Way premieres in Hollywood, CA.
  • Released two co-authored book, Bruised, Broken & Blessed & “Get Out of Your Own Way”
  • Studied under NAACP Image Award-winning author Victoria Christopher Murray.
  • Featured Author at the 2018 NAACP National Convention & Panelist
  • Published eight books (three securing Amazon Best Seller) through Pen Legacy Publishing
  • Pen Legacy officially trademarked and received a business license in Montgomery County, PA.

2019

  • Theatrical production Get Out of Your Own Way encore performance in Hollywood, CA.
  • Published two co-authored books, “Get Out of Your Own Way” Vol 2 & Vol. 3
  • Released My 8th Book ~ Fear Is A Crime
  • Theatrical production Get Out of Your Own Way premieres in Manhattan, NY (42nd street)
  • Published six books through Pen Legacy Publishing