You Know My NAME But Not My STORY is the story of Lucky Lou and her life behind bars and the sadness of not seeing your family.
What is You Know My NAME But Not My STORY about?
It’s about the life I was living when I was young and dumb. It talks about me growing up with four siblings and a mother and father. It shows you that even though you have both parents, in the end it’s up to you on which way you turn out. It tell you how my father was teaching me the street life while my mom was trying to keep me from it. Doing a lot of the things my father taught me, ended with me getting beat by my mother. Now I’m crippled from a real bad car accident and just trying to do the right thing with my life. I know now that living your life behind bars is the same as not having a life. I wrote this book to share my experience in that life and hopefully I can get through to younger kids and stop them before they make a mistake and end their life before it starts.
What inspired you to write You Know My NAME But Not My STORY?
Well really when I came out of the coma, (that I was in 3 months) something in my head kept telling me to write about it. So, I wrote the book, and I haven’t stop since. (I’m working on my 4th book)
What is your target audience for You Know My NAME But Not My STORY?
Well, really, I wrote the book for younger urban people, but I feel everyone can take something from it.
What do you hope readers could get out from your book? The lesson I want people to take from it is that I’m not glorifying the life I was living. I want people to use me as an example for they won’t make the same mistakes I did. I want people to see and know, everybody don’t always get the same results, that I did, you can do some of the things I was doing and end up dead or in jail for the rest of your life.
What are your future goals/plans for You Know My NAME But Not My STORY?
At first, I just wanted to get it out to the youth, but people started telling me they can see the book turning into a movie so I’m going to keep promoting it, keep writing books and one day I hope to turn it into a movie.
And something more about yourself.
I’m Author Lucky Lou, I am now 34. I have three books on Amazon and working on the forth. I’m not at a 100% because of the traumatic brain injury I suffered from the car crash I was involved in. If you were to read the book, you would come to find out that my father passed away and I wasn’t taking it to good and ending up wrapping my car around an oak tree. People really can’t believe I’m alive, or even writing books, many say I’m blessed. I’m just happy to be alive and be able to tell my story. I’m going to therapy and also the gym to try to get back as normal as I can. I have five beautiful kids who also support my Author journey. Quitting is not in me so I can’t stop and won’t stop writing. The stories just keep popping in my mind, I got enough stories to last me a lifetime. I hope and pray to one day be like my favorite Author, Sister Souljah. When I was 15 years old my stepmother had gave me one of her books and I couldn’t put the book down, I read the book about three times. I would like to give Author Lounge a special thank you for helping me get my name out and helping me build an audience.
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