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Why Are People So Afraid Of The HISTORY of BLACK PEOPLE?

February 12, 2016
Mirika Mayo Cornelius

As I sat at my computer mousing through all the commotion in the world, tragedies on every side such as the setting a fire of school children in Nigeria and the death of a young black American teen while in custody and “no one knows” what happened, to the changes going on all across the […]

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A REAL PERSPECTIVE: Get Out Of Emotion And Dive Into Truth

January 27, 2016

So, this week started off interesting being that I ended up teaching myself something new in efforts to assist someone else.  No, it wasn’t planned, but God Almighty works in mysterious ways, and I do believe that as I was teaching this particular person something, the lesson was also for me, a reminder to not […]

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KNOW THE DIFFERENCES: Novel vs. Novella vs. Short Story

December 22, 2015

Having been a part of the literary world for a long time now, I have found out that many people, including upcoming authors and some readers, have no idea about the differences in what they are reading as far as length. In general, NOVELS are longer than NOVELLAS. NOVELLAS are longer than SHORT STORIES. Authors […]

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November 3, 2015

So look, I just finished watching NO ESCAPE tonight. Ridiculously good movie. I was ready to flippin’ vomit by mid movie because the suspense and tension level was raised so high that I just needed a toilet. Think I’m lying? Who cares. This is truly a first date type of movie if your first date […]

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When Writing, Prepare For the Unexpected…Because Things Will Just HAPPEN!

October 26, 2015

I’ve been a professional writer since 2002, and of all my years writing, the unexpected generally seems to pop up at the worst times. For instance, there was one particular time where I was completely finished with my novel, and upon having it published, I opened up the file, and boom! Many of the words […]

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LISTEN IN: I’m a Guest On Rikki R Jones Hand and Footprints 100th Show!

July 8, 2015

UPDATED:  Listen up to the show if you missed it!  (Click this link if the video doesn’t play – Check Out Motivation Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with RikkiRJones on BlogTalkRadio with Hand & Foot Prints–What is Your Legacy? & 15 minute CONUNDRUM on BlogTalkRadio Everyone, I’ll be the featured guest on Rikki R […]

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June 20, 2015

I haven’t been on in a while, however, I thought I’d drop in on MY HAPPENINGS to let everyone know what I’ve been up to lately. I recently released a sequel novella to I THOUGHT I WAS ALONE titled I THOUGHT I WAS ALONE 2, and it’s a great thriller that I do believe everyone […]

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Became a Loyal IT WORKS Customer, Attended Online It Works Party!

May 20, 2015

As I previously posted my introduction to It Works products some weeks ago, I’ve received my Greens on the Go, and I must say that I am enjoying it.  I drink it mixed with 16 ounces of water in the morning and go about my day, and it makes a great addition to my diet […]

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2015 SC Book Festival – See Highlights From My Weekend Book Signing Event

May 17, 2015

First, I want to thank everyone who came out to the meet and greet while getting their books signed. It was exceptionally nice meeting everyone.  Thanks for your purchases and photos.  My husband, Rod Cornelius, and I truly enjoyed every moment. Now on to my happenings. The mood was ripe and ready on Saturday which […]

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It Works! Does It Really Work? I’m Trying It Because It MAKES SENSE!

April 25, 2015

I was invited to an It Works Wrap party, hosted by a friend of mine who just got in the business.  I had no idea what It Works actually is when I was invited, but I went because I’m all for supporting females who are going into business for themselves.  I’m also a health nut […]

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You’re Invited, So Bring A Friend For a Great Meet, Greet & Book Signing at the 2015 SC Book Festival!

April 16, 2015

The date is almost here, and I wanted to make my invitation even more personal by writing everyone a quick note, inviting you all to the 2015 SC Book Festival where I will be meeting and greeting all of you.  I won’t be alone either!  Rod Cornelius, my husband and author of novels Single Again […]

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More Wonderful Pics From Pose N Post Symposium in Columbia!

April 15, 2015

This is me and my bandit, Nina Ross. My crew! I met the lady in the middle, Cookie, and the wonderful lady on the right. They are a tag team duo as well out of Georgia. Great people! Shakeema is all over that marketing! Want more from her, see her on instagram…where it looks like […]

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An Event Well Worth It – Pose n Post Symposium, Hosted by Chrisette Michele – the Columbia, SC Edition

April 14, 2015

As I approached the black benches that lined the walkway to SOCO, the venue for the Pose n Post Symposium in the capital city of Columbia, South Carolina, hosted by R&B singer and flower child Chrisette Michele, I was greeted by a life sized poster of the songstress that had already become the face of […]

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