"Hailed by American and European literary review experts as one the greatest up and coming act provoking writers, is LaDonna Marie. The literary artist is an award-winning, international and best-selling author. She also is a motivational speaker and founder of Planting Positive Seeds. Having earned some of the industry's most glowing reviews, the critically acclaimed writer will be the first to tell you that she traveled a long way to the remarkable destination she now enjoys. LaDonna published her first poem in an anthology, "Whispers with The League of American Poets," in 2007, and went on to self-publish her freshman book, "Expressions of the Mind, Body & Soul," three years later. Without any effort on her part, she was recognized and received a Certificate of Congratulations from Congressman Bennie Thompson, 2nd district of Mississippi.
There's nothing minimalist about her accomplishments which include wide-ranging collaborations and associations ranging from a U. S. Representative, to Australia, London, South Africa, and Italy hosts. In addition to her extraordinary and unprecedented impact upon the literary industry, she's also a vibrant keynote and motivational speaker for several youth groups. LaDonna has a penchant for inspiring entrepreneurs, children, artists, writers and politicians, alike.
The world-renowned writer can be inspirational and melancholy. At one moment she's vulnerable; the next, she's conveying a display of empowerment. Her astonishing talent and proverbial delivery paints portraits in vivid detail for secular and spiritual audiences alike. LaDonna Marie says that "Becoming a writer and my love for words are my passions and greatest gifts from God. They fan help me maintain a humble spirit." She loves creating an atmosphere for learning and growth. She's often quoted by a variety of publications such as The Glory Journal, ASU Alumni Magazine, and Sibella Poetry Magazine.
Let's get to know the mastermind behind the award winning Children's book and powerful songs, Ladonna Marie.
Q: If you could tell your younger writing self-anything, what would it be?
A:Always stay true to your writing voice because You can make a difference.
Q:How did publishing your first book change your process of writing?
A:It fueled the flame of continuous belief in myself as a writer and to continue to know through my words I could impact lives for the better.
Q:What was the best money you ever spent as a writer?
A:Traveling to London, UK to the Divas of Colours Award Dinner and leaving as Author of the Year 2018.
Q:What does literary success look like to you? Being a World Renowned Best Selling Author and philanthropist that impacts life with my books.
A:How do you select the names of your characters? As I am starting a book the characters just start to take on a life of their own.
Q:What is your favorite childhood book? My favorite book was Dr. Suess Green Eggs and Ham
A:What does "Representation" mean to you? Representation means having someone being able to speak for the character and integrity of who you are as a person, and they are aligned with assisting you to support your goals purpose in life to reach the masses.