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Sonja Lewis

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Sonja Lewis is a former newspaper journalist for The Albany Herald, Georgia USA. Now living in London, she is a full time writer. She blogs at sonjalewis.com and also for the Huffington Post UK. When she moved to London fifteen years ago, she set up and managed a successful communications consultancy. Clients included The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, and The Royal National Institute for the Blind.

She was also freelance writer for The Guardian and studied for an MA in journalism.

Sonja's first novel The Barrenness was incredibly well received, appearing in The Voice and WM Magazine in the UK, and in US national media including CNN, Black Enterprise and The Tom Joyner Morning Show along with a host of regional media in th
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Sonja Lewis I don't own writer's block nowadays to be honest, but when I feel stuck or I am just not delivering, I tend to take two approaches - a practical one,…moreI don't own writer's block nowadays to be honest, but when I feel stuck or I am just not delivering, I tend to take two approaches - a practical one, which includes running, walking and talking it out with myself and a psychological one, involving praying and mediating.

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Average rating: 3.62 · 26 ratings · 10 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
The Barrenness

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The Blindsided Prophet

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The Seasons

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The feedback for the UIO: You Inside Out podcast for teenage girls continues to be invaluable for its development and improvement. Thanks to each and every girl who completed the UIO survey.

Overwhelmingly you confirmed that a podcast for teenage girls just might be a good thing. Phew! Thank you for that. And the topic that you most wanted to hear about was family. That’s great news, too.

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Writing for a Spot of Change (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:37PM
Description: This essay looks at the motivation behind writing The Blindsided Prophet and what it has to do or doesn't have to do with personal faith.
Catching full sight of the sun (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Apr 19, 2011 04:59AM
Description: Can't see the forest for the trees. Trite but true, isn't it? In this short story, Major Bill Green sees the light about his wife after more than twenty years.

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This is a ‘heavy weight’ book about self-discovery, if you will, via racial and political experiences in the US, UK and Nigeria.

As such it gripped me from the onset. An African American expat living in London, my blues ain’t like theirs, to paraphra
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Produced by Faith by DeVon Franklin
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A friend who saw the author in an interview with Oprah recommended the book. Since this person doesn't necessarily relate to faith based books, i thought it must be an intriguing read. And I was right.

A little pricey for an e-book, still I downloade
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“Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.”
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2017 Reading Chal...: November Challenge: Remembrance 67 184 Dec 15, 2015 07:59AM  
Eleanor Roosevelt
“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
Eleanor Roosevelt, This is My Story

James     Baldwin
“I love America more than any other country in the world and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize her perpetually.”
James Baldwin

James     Baldwin
“Know from whence you came. If you know whence you came, there are absolutely no limitations to where you can go.”
James Baldwin

Maya Angelou
“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”
Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

James     Baldwin
“You write in order to change the world ... if you alter, even by a millimeter, the way people look at reality, then you can change it.”
James Baldwin




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