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Meet the Authors

The Gift of Freedom

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Author, Story Editor, Book Coach, Screenwriter

A Detroit, Michigan native, and Ohio resident Colette is an author, story editor, book coach, and screenwriter. Holding a master’s degree, she is a retired director of social services and believes God has a plan for every life, but you hold the key to manifesting its fullness. Colette is the owner of Intentional Entertainment LLC and Co-founder of COJACK Productions LLC, both entertainment companies that minister through literary, film, stage, and audio platforms. She sits on the board of the Ohio Writers Association. 

As a motivational speaker, teaching workshops on state and national levels, she speaks at book fairs, festivals, conferences, and churches. She facilitates retreats that free women to live their best lives through the act of Forgiveness.

Colette writes with humor and compassion to engage and minister to the human heart. To learn more about her and her books visit her website,


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Writer, Author, Entrepreneur

Ebony Little is an avid reader, writer and author who has been writing since she was in middle school. Her first solo-project will be released within the year. Residing in Columbus, Ohio, the mother of four enjoys traveling and creating travel experiences across the map for others. She is the CEO of Kafia, which means enough. For Ebony, the word enough means that you don't have to strive to become more worthy, more acceptable, or more loved. Kafia is a skincare brand and plans to expand to journals and more. Stay up to date with what she has going on by following her on Facebook, Instagram or by visiting her website,


Author, Publisher, International Speaker

Dr. Norma McLauchlin, a bestselling author and publisher, is the founder and CEO of Norma McLauchlin Global Ministries and Chosen Pen Publishing.  Dr. McLauchlin inspires women to embrace spiritual change and live more fulfilling lives.  Speaking from the heart of her own experiences as an author, wife, mother, co-pastor, instructor, teacher, and administrator, she has the unique ability to connect to women from all walks of life.

Through collaborative partnerships, Dr. Norma has taken her message of forgiveness and her passion concerning literacy internationally. By way of TEDx Conferences and cultural tours, she has opened doors for numerous authors and speakers to share their message and impact nations.

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Author, Speaker, Entrepreneur

As an advocate for the home-based entrepreneur, Dr. Anissa Short uses her platforms as podcast host, international best-selling author, and international speaker to educate, encourage and empower others.

By way of summits and workshops, she is known as an influencer and collaborator passionate about building winning teams. Since 2018, Anissa has authored or co-authored, seven books, containing messages to support women and female entrepreneurs. Her 8th book, Forgive & Prosper, is scheduled to be released in Fall 2023.

In addition to being a certified Christian life coach, Anissa’s educational background includes degrees in Business and Administration. To contact Dr. Short go to


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