Newly Released Nonfiction-The Certain Ones: You're Not Forsaken. You're Chosen for Purpose.

Why do certain ones suffer more than other people do? That is the question she wanted answered. No longer a peripheral bystander she will embark on her own private journey. On this journey, she deals with personal issues that have been handicapping her life. On her path, she encounters hurt and rejection. She will discover she was not forsaken but chosen for purpose.

Raleigh, NC, August 19, 2008 --( Vanessa Richardson is an playwright and a poet and has just published her first book, “The Certain Ones: You’re not Forsaken. You’re Chosen for Purpose.”

Richardson says she wrote short stories and had received e-mails from young women who said these stories had encouraged them. This is why “The Certain Ones” became a book of personal example. She writes how she felt “compelled to share my experiences with the belief that it will both inspire and motivate readers despite their challenging situations.”

Richardson has appeared as a guest on UNC-TV’s “Black Issues Forum.” Her church dramas have been featured on WECT News and WWAY News Channel 3. She has also been published in Shades of Romance Magazine.

Her book is $8.30 and can be ordered from the publisher —,,, Barnes and — or as a link from her Web site at

Vanessa Richardson
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