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Jackie Chanel.com · 1Y ago

Ashley Graham’s Sports Illustrated cover is SUPER Important…to me

I’ve never met Ashley Graham. I’ve never even heard of Ashley Graham. However, I have Sports Illustrated subscription. When her SI cover came across my Facebook newsfeed, I stood up at my de...
Jackie Chanel.com · 1Y ago

Editor’s Note: The Devil’s in the Details

We’ve all heard the saying, “the devil is in the details” or some variation of it. I’d like to think that this doesn’t apply to novels because a novel isn’t a house. It’s not an eloquently d...
Jackie Chanel.com · 1Y ago

Behind the Books: A Hustler’s Promise

Every person who grew up in the hood knows a Jaicyn or a Rayshawn. That’s why I wrote A Hustler’s Promise. At the time, I didn’t even realize I was writing a classic urban fiction novel. I n...
Jackie Chanel.com · 1Y ago

Writing Resources: Television

Let’s face it…writing something new, a story that hasn’t been told before just isn’t going to happen. Not in this day and age. Authors, our job is not to reinvent the wheel. Our job is to en...
Jackie Chanel.com · 1Y ago

Behind the Books: Change of Heart

Change of Heart was going to be my entrance into the world of African-American romance. It was going to be my statement piece. Look world, this is a Jackie Chanel romance! You’ll never find ...
Jackie Chanel.com · 1Y ago

Dear Readers…what’s next for Jackie Chanel

To all of my readers, I appreciate every single person who has ever read a Jackie Chanel book. There are many times throughout this process that I’ve felt like I’m in a room full of people s...
Jackie Chanel.com · 2Y ago

RELEASE DAY!!! CHASIN’ DREAMZ IS LIVE

CHASIN’ DREAMZ IS LIVE Chase Kelly is just an average college student struggling her way through her last year at NYU and trying to keep up with her best friend and cousin, Shy. When Shy tal...
Jackie Chanel.com · 2Y ago

Chasin’ Dreamz Playlist

Every book I write has a playlist that I listen to almost exclusively while I’m writing. I spend almost as much time building this playlist as I do plotting the book and writing the characte...
Jackie Chanel.com · 2Y ago

A Hustler’s Promise: The Takeover

It’s all about the Benjamins. Sent to Atlanta to expand King’s empire, Jaicyn and Rayshawn have another plan, to reign as King and Queen in the capital of the south. With a multi-million dol...
Jackie Chanel.com · 2Y ago

Dear The Walking Dead…ball’s in your court

  I’ve had over a week to process Glenn’s “death scene” and Nope. This better not be it. I didn’t watch six seasons and read through a hundred issues of The Walking Dead for Glenn to die lik...