Lakeshia Poole

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Lakeshia Poole is an award-winning public relations professional and author. Whether it’s landing a feature in The New York Times, developing a YouTube short or creating a series of blog posts, she believes in telling positive and compelling stories. She writes The Village Series, which captures the living, loving and learning of college students at a fictional university. She published Don’t Let Me Fall, the first novella in the series in 2012. The follow-up, Exes and O’s, was published in 2015. Faith Beats Fear is her first collection of short stories.

Poole graduated from the University of Georgia with dual degrees in public relations and sociology. When she’s not writing, she spends her time with family and her dog JoJo Dancer.

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Lakeshia Poole Hit publish on something -- a blog post, a tweet, or an excerpt. I think the biggest fear of writers or artists is sharing your heart and soul and…moreHit publish on something -- a blog post, a tweet, or an excerpt. I think the biggest fear of writers or artists is sharing your heart and soul and receiving rejection. Your words will resonate with someone and when they give you that positive feedback, you have a face to associate with your reader. You're not just writing for you, you're writing for them and that's been motivating for me. (less)
Lakeshia Poole Exes and O's, a follow-up to my novella Don't Let Me Fall. It will capture the ongoing drama, romance, and friendship at Aurbor Grove University.
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