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How I'm Issa Rae-ing My Dreams! Book Release News for Eenie, Meenie, Miney, Joe!

Updated: Mar 3, 2020

First, thank you to all of my readers who read the free sample of Eenie, Meenie, Miney, Joe. If you missed it you can still order the sample by clicking here!

Thank you, especially, to those of you who took took a few minutes to drop me a note to share what you thought. I was so inspired and I love hearing from you!

I feel incredibly blessed to be a writer and to have readers who enjoy my work. I owe a tremendous amount of emotional debt to my family and my readers for keeping me inspired.

Any success from this new writing adventure is dedicated to all of you, my loyal and supportive readers.

With novels published by some of the top publishers in the world (Random House, HarperCollins, Viking and more), I've been blessed to do what I love and I don't take it for granted that you've read what I've written. Thank you.

I am now back doing it.

Actually, I've never stopped writing. I have a vault of material I will be releasing. What slowed was my publishing! I've been writing and creating professionally since I was 15 years old (more about that part of my story later). Writing, in some ways, is how exist. It's what I do. Always have...

As a professional writer, without a doubt, my greatest inspiration has been my family and my readers. This, especially, during the last (let's just say "many") years of putting my publications on the the backburner.

I can't tell you how on my worst day I think of how both have asked me, with love, "When is the next book coming out?" I have had so many other things going on (which I am also grateful for) that it became a labor of love to get my writing off of the back burner. This is such a wonderful feeling.

Here are some of the early reader reviews from across the country. This will help me to more fully illustrate why I appreciate my readers so much...

So thank you!

If you were one of those people, thank you. Believe me, I have picked up my notepad or fired up my laptop to write another page these last few years because of and for you. Finally I can say, "It's here" again. Thank you for the inspiration. I promise I won't stay away so long ever again. :)

And thank you, too, to my new readers! I'm so excited to meet you, also! Keep reading to learn more about how we can do just that. This year in 2020 I am so excited to have several new projects coming out (and re-releasing some classics--stay tuned), but I wanted to kick things off with an interactive series where I could engage with my readers!

Eenie Meenie Miney Joe is my romantic suspense debut and will be released in paperback and as an ebook on May 1st, 2020.

There is so much that I can't wait to share with my community of supporters.

MAY 1, 2020 -- EENIE MEENIE MINEY JOE will be released in print.

Readers don't have to wait that long, however! Click here to order a sample up until May 1st!

What do I mean about Issa-Raeing my dreams?

Even though Issa is a little bit younger than me, I kinda want to be like her when I grow up. Ha ha She took zero "no's" for an answer in her creative and writing career and has found innovative ways to become the powerhouse producer on her own terms. This year while I continue to partner with traditional publishers I will also release content independently.

Check out this video from Issa Rae--who also has a Patreon community to support her art--and it will help you understand why her endorsement is truly what sold me on Patreon. I will be launching a Patreon community in May as well. Stay tuned!

I'm excited for you to join me on this 2020 adventure. All my love to each of you and all glory to God!

xoxo, Philana

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