Alicia McCalla

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September 09

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After thirty years, Alicia McCalla accepted her calling as a writer of strong Black women heroines who fight back, sometimes to the death. Alicia’s stories are edgy, violent, and controversial with heart-pumping action and her protagonists are forced to make difficult choices.

Alicia began writing and self-publishing professionally in 2012. In the beginning, she wrote part-time while she worked full-time as a School Media Specialist. Tragedy struck and her only child, an officer in the US Navy was lost at sea. This single event changed everything. With the overwhelming intensity of her grief brain, she had to re-learn how to live fully while honoring her son’s legacy (he was one of her largest supporters and champions. He even produced a th
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C. Michael Alicia, I'm excited to let you know that my collection of news satire, Bizarre News, was just published. I'd appreciate it if you checked it out and recommended it to your Goodreads friends.Bizarre News


Savannah Alicia, thank you for the friendship.


Steven Harbin Hi Alicia!
Thank you for the friend add,
Happy reading,
Steven Harbin


Valjeanne Jeffers Hey lady :)! Thanks for the add! Have an awesome weekend :)


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