Meet Author Amber Branch

For the next 100 days, We are featuring Female Authors from across the nation for the sole purpose of highlighting books created by women for women.

Amber Branch, the author of two published lyrical novels, portrays the art of becoming the genesis of transformation through her poems. She is internationally respected as a linguistics/technical communication expert and writing coach.

Whether providing one-on-one career-advancement advice, hosting webinars, facilitating e-learning courses, implementing marketing/design concepts, or mentoring young ladies; she utilizes her 15+ years of experience & remarkable credentials, innovatively to help others.

She also serves as the head consultant of web and info design for Articulate Business Group (ABG). She holds two degrees. Her first degree is in Journalism and her second, from the University of North Texas. is in Linguistics/Technical Communication.

One of Amber’s favorite quotes comes from Ernest Hemingway

“…the writer must write what he has to say, not to speak it…” 

This statement is what led her to start Articulate Business Group LLC. She believes articulate writing is the foundation for articulate speaking followed by being what you speak about (becoming).     

Her books are created for anyone who has ever felt un-beautiful and unworthy of love.

When did you realize you held a gift for writing?
I’ve always loved to write. However my sixth-grade teacher Mrs. Johnson was the first person that told me how well I wrote.

What motivated you to publish your first book?
About 7 or 8 years ago, I let a friend in Houston, Texas read one of my poems called “Silent Tears”. His immediate positive reaction and advice to publish my poetry caused me to reevaluate my journals. I began to pray about it. I thought about all that I have been through – illnesses, sexual abuse/trauma. mental anxiety and depression. Then, I began thanking God for all the things He allowed me to go through because He was preparing me to become a published author. So, I guess the combination of all that motivated me to realize my pain has a greater purpose. So I must share my story.

Can you share the message behind your work?
That God cannot use you if you’re perfect. You have let Him use your imperfections to inspire others.

Also, it’s not about who you were or are but rather who you are becoming. Become a Beautiful Articulate Person – the genesis of transformation.

Where do you hope to see your work in the next 3-5 years?
My goal is to see my books on the shelves of libraries worldwide, Barnes and Noble, and other bookstores. Moreover, in the hands of young ladies inspiring them to overcome, hustle & become better.

What advice do you have for upcoming authors?
Go hard with their writing. Push through the moments when they want to give up. They need to understand that their story has a purpose (whether fiction or nonfiction). Words have power and that’s the beauty of their story. All our stories unite us as beautiful articulate people. Hustle hard to sell more books. Also, realize that their book is their business and brand – treat it as such.

What is next for you as a writer, entrepreneur, and speaker?
Currently, I’m working on building my beautiful articulate brand. I am reaching out to organizations to inspire our young people – they need us now more than ever.

I have a few other books to complete and publish as well. However, as of right now, I do not have an expected date of publication for those books.

“May my words be uplifting and remind you, you’re your own beauty and that’s articulately beautiful!”

— Amber Branch

Support Amber by connecting with her on social media and purchasing her books here.

Instagram: @articulatebeauty1

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www.amberrbranch.com

Meet Author Dominique Jones

For the next 100 days, We are featuring Female Authors from across the nation for the sole purpose of highlighting books created by women for women.

Dominique aka Dōmo is just a girl that wants to share her story with as many people as she can hoping to help just one. From being diagnosed with a brain tumor at age nine to going through 187 chemotherapy treatments, she realized her story wasn’t just meant for her. But people that needed to hear her journey. During the pandemic is when she decided to take that leap, using that time to make the best of it. March 2020, she self-published her first autobiography called “#DamagedButNotDead.” She kept that momentum by self-publishing her second book called “Self-talk…But You Can Eavesdrop Too” in August of that same year. This collection of inspirational quotes started during the hardest physical and mental times of her life, so why not share it with others.

Yes, she has a disability, but a disability is not an inability. She just customizes it to fit her. After having to use a walker at age 22, she developed a business called “WalkingByDesign” which customizes medical accessories. Not stopping there, she recently opened an online store called “Salve” which promotes her motto “Don’t let the disability fool you.” During the promotion phase of interviews, Podcasting became an interest of hers but wanted to make it fit who she represents as a person. In October 2020, she started her Podcast titled the same motto interviewing the disabled community and essential caregivers.

During her journey, she realized there was a way she could help people like her who live with disabilities, so she became a Master Certified Disability Confidence Coach in February 2021. During her journey to being more in the spotlight of sharing her story, she was offered her own show on She Is Still Dope Network called “Don’t Let The Disability Fool You” where she’ll have a platform to enlighten the life of being disabled and still deciding to find value in living. She’s a business owner with a disability, a Master Life Coach with muscle weakness, a podcast host that breaks the stigma, and an author with a bold personality…she contradicts every rule out there!! So now that you know her, you know you’re friends forever, right?! Oh and the most important things you need to know: she loves earmuffs and she loves YOU!!

At what moment did you discover your love for writing?
I always thought a good writer was someone who had the perfect combination of words and phrases to create a great story but once I realized my life was just enough to write about, I never ran out of something to write about. I write who I am.

What inspired your books: #Damagedbutnotdead and Self Talk…but you can eavesdrop, too?
My first book was my grandpa. Before he passed he told me I needed to write it and it took me eight years to pick up a pen. My second book was inspired during my six years of chemotherapy treatments. They were mental notes I’d say time myself to keep my mind strengthened.

What message do you hope women take away from your work?
Two things: Confidence looks good on you. Get it in every color and God gave you another day above ground, don’t make Him regret it because you don’t see the value in what He created in you.

Where do you hope to see your brand in the next 5 years?
Yo I want to be on Oprah’s desk, in Ellen’s ear, and Tyler Perry’s to-do lists

What is next for you?
I just started a live talk show being the first disability talk show host interviewing guests with all disabilities and how they break the stigma beyond their conditions. I’m also currently writing my third book.

If you could encourage a room full of upcoming writers, what would you say?
Your journey will help others heal…remember that when you feel like you’re tapped out

Support by Domo by purchasing a copy of her work here.

Meet Author Jennifer Diaby

For the next 100 days, We are featuring Female Authors from across the nation for the sole purpose of highlighting books created by women for women.

Author Jennifer Diaby is the Founder and CEO of a nonprofit organization called Growth Women’s Prayer Ministry. An Alumni of Columbia College, Ms. Diaby earned her Bachelor’s degree in Public Affairs in 2005. She attended New Covenant International Bible College and earned her certification in Christian Marriage Counseling in 2015. Ms. Diaby completed her Master’s degree in Not-For-Profit/Organizational Leadership from the School of Business & Leadership at Regent University in May 2019. Author Jennifer Diaby strives to encourage, inspire, uplift women and all her followers on social media who need to heal from emotional hurt and pain.


Ms. Diaby was one of the co-authors in an anthology book, “Pain 2 Passion: Our Valley Experience” which made her a Best-Selling Author. Over the last few years, she has contributed to four anthology books, self-published three books, and two devotional scripture journals. Ms. Diaby released her first book, “Growth: My Journey Of Spiritual Growth To Emotional Healing And Forgiveness in November 2016, which included effective prayers, positive affirmations, and scriptures inside of it. She released her first children’s book in February 2017 called “God Did The Miracle: A Special Blessing From God.”In December 2018, God’s Readings On Women To Heal- G.R.O.W.T.H was released to bring healing, growth, restoration to women emotionally, mentally, and spiritually. It is a 30-Day Devotional Scripture Journal to help us pray over every area of our lives. In May 2019, Author Jennifer Diaby released her second children’s book, “The Beautiful Little Princess Who Prays For Everyone.” An inspirational Christian children’s book that will encourage and inspire the reader to pray to God in every circumstance. Included in this children’s book are prayers and scriptures. Author Jennifer Diaby’s second devotional journal called “Believer’s Growing in Christ 30 Days of Prayer and Scripture” will be released in February 2020. It was created to help the readers grow in a closer relationship with God when applying faith to receive answers to their prayers. It will assist in strengthening the Believer’s faith to continue to grow daily while overcoming everyday situations that cause emotional hurt and pain. This devotional journal teaches you that consistent prayers and scriptures will bring forth answers to your prayers, blessings, breakthroughs, and miracles in your life.


Bestselling Author Jennifer Diaby is also the Founder/CEO of Growth Women’s Business Networks Magazine where she advertises for women in various industries of business.


Here are a few highlights of what she has been nominated and recognized:


Author Jennifer Diaby has been recognized for her Best-Selling books along with her work in human services and ministry.
-Author Jennifer Diaby’s first Christian children’s book, “God Did The Miracle: A Special From God” was nominated for an Author Elite Awards in 2019.
-Author Jennifer Diaby’s first Christian children’s book, “The Beautiful Little Princess Who Prays For Everyone” was nominated for an Author Elite Awards in 2020.
-Recognized with an SC Senate Resolution for human services and inspirational ministry work to encourage others.
-2019-2020 ACHI Award nominee in four different categories Author of the Year, Woman of Inspiration, Woman on the Rise, and Nonprofit Executive.
-2021 Reader’s Choice Awards for her children’s book, The Beautiful Little Princess Who Prays For Everyone.”
-Winner of a “2021 I AM H.E.R INTERNATIONAL AWARD” for Magazine of the Year

At what moment did you discover your passion for writing?

I discovered my passion for writing when I was around 8 years old I noticed that I love to read books and write. I started writing for the school newspaper in elementary school where I had a passion to write stories about other students who were doing phenomenal things to make a difference in the school and within their communities.

You were already an entrepreneur, how did becoming an author impact your brand?

I think becoming an author impacted my brand to grow and reach more people. My books are written to encourage, inspire, and uplift my followers on a daily basis, so through my brand, more people are able to be impacted in a positive way.

You have been a part of several anthologies, what is the key to sharing your story effectively when there are so many other stories involved?

The key to sharing my story effectively is that I write words from my heart that will encourage and help others to move forward in their purpose.

You have published several devotionals along with other books, what message speaks true throughout your work?

The message that speaks true throughout my work is to always put your trust in God and trust Him. It is important to build a closer relationship with God and keep a strong prayer life to get you through the challenging and difficult times in life. Throughout all of my books, I emphasized the importance of having a relationship with God, a strong prayer life, and reading the Bible daily.

 Where do you see yourself in the next 3-5 years?

In the next 3-5 years, I would like to see myself continuing to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ in my ministry. I would love to do work as a Christian Life Coach to assist women to heal emotionally from their past and to move forward into their purpose. In the future, I want to create and start up my own publishing company to help authors publish their books.

Bonus: What is your definition of a Pretty Woman Who Hustles? Women who do not give up, but through perseverance move forward in life.

You can visit Author Jennifer Diaby websites and follow her on social media.

Websites:

www.growthwomensprayerministry.com

https://www.growthwomensbusinessnetworksmagazine.com/

Facebook pages:

https://www.facebook.com/AuthorJenniferDiaby

www.facebook.com/GrowthWomensPrayerMinistry

www.facebook.com/GodDidTheMiracle

https://www.facebook.com/GrowthWomensBusinessNetworks/

https://www.facebook.com/GrowthWomensBusinessNetworksMagazine/

http://www.facebook.com/GrowingBusinessLeadersNetworks

www.facebook.com/WomenMotivatedByPurpose

Instagram:

https://www.instagram.com/AuthorJenniferDiaby

https://www.instagram.com/GrowthWomensPrayerMinistries/

https://www.instagram.com/GodDidTheMiracle/

https://www.instagram.com/GrowthWomensBusinessNetworks/

https://www.instagram.com/gwbnmagazine/

https://www.instagram.com/GrowingBusinessLeadersNetworks

http://www.Instagram.com/WomenMotivatedByPurpose

Support Jennifer by Purchasing a copy of her work here.