New Orleans, LA, March 19, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- New Orleans author, Paulette Jones, finally started her Katrina novel which will be a semi -fiction. People always ask her why she stayed and between the shock of what happened and the embarrassment she never had a good answer but had pondered the question even in her own mind. Finally an answer has emerged in the form of the title, The Lord Made Me Stay. She has found the words to express what led up to her staying and what happened after. She tells a story of new found spirituality, perseverance, and faith that this was not the end but a new beginning.
Paulette Jones, born and nurtured in the city of New Orleans, during the turbulent 1960’s attended John McDonogh High School and UNO for a semester finally receiving her AA from Palomar College in San Marcos, California. She joined the Air Force and traveled the United States. It wasn’t until she was an adult that she realized she had a gift of storytelling. After reading several novels written by African American authors, she had a desire to see if she could put her stories on paper. At the completion of her quest she had written her first novel HerStory: Revelations. She was first recognized when several of her plays were performed at the Black Repertory Theatre in Berkeley, California.
This book will be available at Amazon.com, yourtimepublishing.com and other online book outlets. For interviews or speaking engagements contact Paula Tromp, 469 337-3385.