ABOUT OUR CLUB
The Turtle Queen Author’s Club was formed in 2015 with the purpose of bringing together budding authors to share our writing journeys and improve our writing skills.
Why Join the Author’s Club?
- To turn dreams of telling our stories into “Book Realities”
- To Create collective writing projects to ignite writing initiatives
- To form a camaraderie of like-minded writers with a passion for writing
- To celebrate your passion for writing with like minds/spirits
- To learn from ‘Author Club Masters’ – Published Authors, Graphic Designers, Publishing Agents
Steps on the Journey to your ‘Book Reality’
- Start where YOU are
- Share your vision with fellow writers
- First Write your plan to reaching your goal
- Consider audience you wish to reach
OUR CLUB’S PUBLISHED BOOKS
The Heart and Soul of Love – Turtle Queen Author’s Anthology
Collective of Short Stories, Poems, and Prose VOL 1. (2019)
The Heart and Soul of Love is a collective of short stories, poetry and prose written by members of the Turtle Queen Author’s Club.
Category: Love & Relationships
By: Pauline Mansfield (author/story editor), Samuel Bivins (author/poetry and prose editor)
MEMBER’S INDIVIDUALLY PUBLISHED BOOKS
The Soul Food Museum Story
Author, Chef Kenneth Willhoite. Developed & Edited, Pauline Mansfield
My 2nd Chance With A New Vision
Author, Dionicio Torres. Developed & Edited, Pauline Mansfield
E-Z as 1-2-3- A Beginners Guide to Becoming Bilingual
Una guía para principiantes a convertirse en bilingües
Author, Ramona Hernández. Edited, Pauline Mansfield
Author, David “Daw’u” Smith. Developed & Edited, Pauline Mansfield
- Continued six years of uplift and support to fellow Author’s Club members on their writing journeys
- An ongoing Podcast series on Anchor (Retha Louis)
- A spiritual blog page created on WordPress (Corlissa Sullen)
- The creation of a YouTube channel and ongoing video series (Dionicio Torres) – in process
- Short story submissions completed (Patricia Lovett, Bonnie Harvey, Pauline Mansfield)
- Books completed and awaiting publication (Akbar Imhotep)
- 2nd books published (Ramona Hernandez and Retha Louis)
- Freelance writing position acquired at Kin + Dignity magazine (Club creator, Pauline Mansfield)
BOOK LAUNCH PARTY (2019) The Heart and Soul of Love – Turtle Queen Author’s Anthology Collective of Short Stories, Poems, and Prose VOL 1.
Pauline Mansfield, Club Creator & Featured Writer, Dionicio Torres
Our Book Cake!
Featured Writers Retha Louis & Dionicio Torres
Featured Writers Annie Bostich & Bill Coker
Featured Writer, Bonnie Harvey, signing a book for a customer.