• Writer Spotlight – Aces Destiny Publishing

    For Black History month, Represent will be featuring one indie author every Tuesday this month! We hope you enjoy the features, learn about some new authors, and check out their books! Introduce Yourself! Who are you, what do you write, what are some fun facts? Hello! We are Shawanna Bowens and Fleurette (Flo) Davis, founding partners of Aces Destiny Publishing. A Black women-led and owned, independent publishing company. We cater to the needs of future writers, creating a safe space for authors, young and old alike, to express themselves with a company that values their work. Genres: We are open to all genres of writing. However, my preferred/specialty genre is…

  • Writer Spotlight – Ashley Thompson

    For Black History month, Represent will be featuring one indie author every Tuesday this month! We hope you enjoy the features, learn about some new authors, and check out their books! Introduce Yourself! Who are you, what do you write, what are some fun facts? My name is Ashley Thompson and I was born and raised in Greensboro, NC. Where I currently reside with my husband and four children. As a young child, I always dreamed of writing. I finally decided to stop just dreaming and to pick up a pen and begin bringing life to my dreams. Genre: Children Literature Fun Fact: Fun fact is I have an embroidery…

  • Grateful in 2021

    It’s no shock to anyone that 2021 has been hard. For most people, just the day-to-day has been challenging without taking into account any other hardships you may be going through. I wanted to take a moment, mostly for myself, to reflect on what I’m grateful for thus far. This year has felt like one of the longest years, yet it went in the blink of an eye. One: I’m grateful for science and my opportunity to have gotten the covid vaccine early on. It helped alleviate stress and anxiety and gave me the ability to have normalcy with my family and friends again. Two:  I’m grateful for my wonderful puppy,…

  • Interview with Jessa Harmon

    We interviewed Jessa Harmon, author of romance novel Imperfect Timing. This book is available for paperback and Kindle on Amazon, or can be chosen as a option in the Bound Together Book Box available now!  Tell us a little about yourself. How did you start writing? I’m a mother of two amazing children, a high school coach’s wife, and I also have a full time job in addition to being an author so I stay very busy! My current writing time is normally squeezed into daily 15 minute sessions with an amazing group of women writers I was fortunate enough to discover through Instagram.  I have been writing for as…

  • Bound Together Book Box

    The Bound Together Book Box is finally here! Creating a book box has been a dream of mine for quite a few years, and this year is the special year! I have ideas for future book boxes, so if you’re a fan of this one, please let me know by commenting here, reaching out on Instagram, or emailing representpublishing@gmail.com. If you have any ideas of what you’d like in the future, let me know as well! My goal is to continue with a customizable book box suited for everyone’s wants. Let’s dive into an unboxing of the box, though! This box offers a selection 4 different novels, a choice between…

  • Who is Represent Publishing?

    We realized recently that we haven’t properly introduced you to the fine folks who make up Represent Publishing. We hope you’ll enjoy getting to know us! Chelsea Lauren Founder of Represent, Editor, and Book Coach What I do at Represent: I started Represent Publishing, so I run the business. I am also the editor, book coach, formatter, and I help writers through the self-publishing process. My published books: I’ve published are Underneath the Whiskey, Simply An Enigma, and I have two short stories in Winter Neverland: An Anthology.  Books I’ve helped publish: Sculpt Yourself by Savy Leiser, Light of Evanora by T.R. Nickel, Mommy and Daddy, Do I Matter? and…

  • Pride Writer Spotlight Round-up

    Throughout the month of June, we’ve featured different authors who identify in the LGBTQIAP+ community. We’ve learned fun facts about the author and have learned more about their books! This post is just a culmination of who we’ve featured. To learn more about each author, check out the links to their individual posts! Thank you for all who were featured this year, and we’ll see you again for Pride 2022! Author: O’Jay Barr Buy O’Jay Barr’s books here! Author: Cal Sherwood Buy Cal’s book here! Author: Savy Leiser Buy Savy’s books here. Author: Kate Hazel Hall Buy Kate’s book here! Author: Emily Rooke Buy Emily’s book here! Author: Heather Novak…

  • Pride Month: Michael Mahin

    Our ninth and final author for Pride 2021 is Michael Mahin! Represent Publishing decided to do a quick interview with Michael to get to know him better and learn more about his release. Question and Answer: Name and Genre: I’m Michael Mahin and I primarily write poetry. I’m self-publishing my work under a little indie self-publishing press that I created (entitled Pumpkin Boy Press).  What are some fun facts about you? I received my undergraduate degree in screenwriting; I’m obsessed with all things Halloween; and I have ten tattoos (and I’m working on getting two full sleeves)! I’m also currently studying to become an English Language Arts teacher and will…

  • Pride Month: Blair Watson

    Our eighth author for Pride 2021 is Blair Watson! Represent Publishing decided to do a quick interview with Blair to get to know them better and learn more about their release. Question and Answer: Name and Genre: Blair Watson, queer fiction, essay What are some fun facts about you? My favorite books are The Outsiders and Catch-22. I collect Hotwheels, especially station wagons. I’m from Kentucky and live in Vermont now. I didn’t figure out my queerness until my mid-thirties. Tell me about your recent release: Take It On Faith is my independently published debut novel. I released it in September 2020. It’s about a young transwoman trying to start…