"Procrastination is the foundation of failure and missed opportunities." mine


    Business and Management




    Asoral (2005-Present) AMB Industries Business Partner 2012-2016 Asoral (Publishing) CEO 2010-2014 T&T Publishing (CEO) 1995-1999 SPECIAL PROJECTS GANSPA (Georgia Arts, Neo Soul & Poetry Awards) (Gifted Artists, Novelists, Speakers & Publishers Awards) • 2014 (partner/sponsor) • Researched and assisted in compilation of nominees • Provided financial support • Assisted with tallying votes • Behind the scenes support during Awards show 2015 (Director of Book Festival) • Selected categories for book nominees and awards • Responsible for Trophies • Provided financial support Asoral/Gemini Book Fair (2013) Executive Director • Designed and Created all promotional items • Funded the project • Selected, secured and decorated venue • Negotiated contracts and hired caterer, DJ and photographer AMB Training Core (Vice President) 2014 Founding partner • Developed, designed and wrote courses, program and manuals • Produced exercises, discussion questions, syllabi and final exams for programs and courses • Charged with researching and developing marketing strategy and plan • Challenged with creating advertising and promotional materials • Wrote policies and guidelines • Successfully developed the budget for the school Toasting with the Authors 2015 • Co-developed concept for the event • Designed and created all promotion material • Developed and implemented marketing and promotional strategy • Conceptualized promotional videos • Strategized with co-founder for maximum exposure of event Takeover Magazine 2016 • Successfully edits submitted articles • Writes and contribute materials for each issue • Challenged with producing an effective and attractive layout for the magazine • Develop marketing strategy and plan • Design promotional items • Cultivate and negotiate printing contact • Rally support of other team members for production purposes Mack Drama 2015-Present • Co-author (upcoming novel and eBook, articles) • Official editor of all articles and written material • Literary agent (acting) • Responsible for creative content of upcoming project


    Graphic Design Website design, Flyers, Banners, Postcards, Business cards, Flyers, Signs, Labels, Logo, One Pager, Letterhead, CD Cover, Book cover, Bookmarks, Brochures, Book layout, Coming Soon Page, Bio Page, Press Release, Facebook Cover, Twitter Cover and photo retouch and color correction Media features Featured on The Ona Brown Show, Survival Network: Klarque Garrison, Jerry Royce Live, Stacey B. Radio Show and Sistahs on Lit Radio Show, guest hosted Tribe Family Channel, co-host of The Talent: Real Talkshow, co-hosted with Pastor J. Rouse, been on Powertalk with OG several times, just to name a few. Also featured on several blogs, including OnMogul, Jamallah Bergman, Gema Ackroyd and LaShonda Hoffman and Mom Bloggers Club. Magazine features include SORMag, Urban Legend, Urban Image, Takeover Magazine and more. LJ has been interviewed many times. Author of: Nonfiction: • Bad Nerves: All About MS and Stuff • No Means No (The Journey: Women’s Edition) • The Journey: Domestic Violence Fiction: • And I Trusted You • What Is This World Coming To? • Run Trilogy • AMB Shorts • Other Flash Fiction and short stories Community Involvement Volunteer at North Vista Elementary school 1994-2001•Spiritual Volunteer-Bible Study at Powder Springs Rehab Center 2010-2012•Spiritual Volunteer-Bible Study at Roswell Nursing and Rehab Center 2014-2015 Professional/Project Experience Chicken Soup for the African American Soul-proofreader For My People Productions-copywriter Jamalajaz Productions-copywriter author Pee Dee Woman-Contributing author Encouraging Knowledge and Sharing Wisdom Book Drive-Founder