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“The Last Shall Be First” is a short story takes you into the life of Jessica Harding. She finds that being a single parent comes with great difficulty.

Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write “The Last Shall Be First”?

Norlita Brown: For the past two years, I have been advocating for children. “The Last Shall Be First” is a part of that journey. I write to open the minds of parents to the travesty that some of us place on our children without ever realizing the devastation we’re wreaking all in the name of discipline. (read more)

JP: What sets “The Last Shall Be First” apart from other books in the same genre?

NB: “The Last Shall Be First” is purpose driven. It is not just for entertainment. It is an emotionally enlightening work that pushes for change in parenting; shedding light on many dark places. (read more)

JP: As an author, what are the keys to your success that led to “The Last Shall Be First” getting out to the public?

NB: I am not where others would deem to be successful, but I am happy where I am at. I am seeing God move me into a place that is exciting. I owe that to Him first then to my readers and supporters of my work, like you. (read more)

JP: As an author, what is your writing process? How long did it take you to start and finish “The Last Shall Be First”?

NB: Everything I write is from my emotions, which many times has proven to be difficult and draining. I put on music to set the tone of the work and then I engross myself into the characters that I write for. (read more)

JP: What’s next for Norlita Brown?

NB: I just finished a trilogy which released this past week. My finger is itching to continue in that series with a fourth book as well as a spin off from one of the main characters. (read more)

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