Toianna Wika
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Who I am:
I am a freelance writer, a fan of publications like "The Sun," (whose motto is personal, political and provocative). I am a Mom, teaching m kids above all to use their talents to fight for the underdog and make a difference by helping others. I share all of my experience (losing a child who was deemed a "vegetable" because of oxygen deprivation at birth - medical negligence; losing a house in 3 2005 hurricanes in Fla, then all of our assets. Now older and on welfare. I write about the reality of Big Brother and I write about the power positive thinking.
Connect with me online! My site, blog, or Twitter handle are:
none of these yet
Books I've written, anthologies I've contributed to, and any scripts or plays I've authored:
"Boxcar to Manhood," (under Toianna Gump), 3rd place and $50.00 prize. Affirming one of the life lessons Rudyard Kipling encouraged in his venerated poem “IF” in non-fiction. “If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs and blaming it on you.”

"Self Awareness Grows Out of Silence," Winter: Women’s Stories, Poems and Inspiration for the Season
 of Rest and Renewal, Tending Your Inner garden, Winter anthology, published April 2012.
Media outlets that I currently write for:
My writing is:
Fiction, Nonfiction
Outlets where I review books, TV, or film:
none yet
Services I offer to other writers:
none yet, but have done some reading of their work and editing
I'm part of these writers' groups or salons:
My professional associations:
not coming off the top of my head...have had serious health issues, some of which are neurological (including memory gaps)
I found out about She Writes from:
fat daddy

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At 5:29pm on May 24, 2012, Meg Waite Clayton said…

>Just received 3rd place under maiden name for non fiction story here


At 5:52pm on May 21, 2012, Meg Waite Clayton said…

Toianna, Just waving hello. If you’re looking for places to connect here and your write longer fiction (or think you might like to), we’d love to have you join us in the Novelists (Struggling or Not) group.

Hope you enjoy it here, and best of luck with your writing.

Meg Waite Clayton
Moderator, Publishing Industry News, and Novelist Group
Bestselling Author of The Four Ms. Bradwells,
The Wednesday Sisters
(a writing group novel), and
The Language of Light

At 9:18am on May 21, 2012, Jill Starishevsky said…

Welcome to SheWrites.  Feel free to reach out if you need anything.


Jill Starishevsky

Prosecutor, Child Abuse/Sex Crimes

Author, My Body Belongs to Me - A Child Sexual Abuse Prevention book

The Poem Lady

New York Family Magazine February 2012

At 7:07pm on May 18, 2012, Daphne Q said…

Hi, Toianna:

   Welcome to SheWrites! You've had quite a life. A lot to draw from, for sure.

At 6:41pm on May 18, 2012, Amber Medina West said…



Welcome to She Writes!  We're excited to have you here.

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