Monday, July 2, 2012

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It's now available! A new Write Life series book by yours truly.
The Write Life: A Beginning Writers Writing Guide
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Skipping Through Life
The Reason I Am
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Interprets a life span in vignettes. The bits and pieces
that make up the chronicle of a life but not necessarily
in the order lived. It is a collective narrative of one
woman's journey through life, learning where she is,
where she's going and why. Childhood memories,
career development, and stories of the heart are
what makes this memoir captivating reading.

Have questions? Contact Sylvia McClain at

Sylvia McClain
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Sylvia McClain

Sylvia McClain

Ms. McClain is a freelance writer who currently writes for the business periodicals published by Equal Opportunity Publications, Inc. on engineering and information technology. She recently wrote on hair care and styles for Braids World and life changes for Strut. She conducts workshops on money management, self-publishing, and freelance writing. She also reviews books at

As an author she has written a memoir titled Skipping Through Life, The Reason I Am, as well as the book titled The Write Life: A Beginng Writer's Guide to Writing, Money Management, Publishing and Marketing. She currently has an article published in the anthology Gumbo for the Soul: The Recipe for Literacy in the Black Community and personal stories in anthologies Chicken Soup for the Soul in Menopause and Eyes on Fire: Witnesses to the Detroit Riot of 1967.

She formerly wrote a weekly column, "Sylvia Speaks" for the Dearborn Press and Guide. She has been featured in The Writer's Digest on-line "Speak Out" section as well as WD's 2003 Writer's Yearbook extra. Ms. McClain has been a guest columnist and a contributing writer for the Michigan Chronicle, was quoted in The Detroit Free Press and Detroit News as a car care expert. She has written features stories published by The University of Michigan-Dearborn in the university's Lyceum.

She is a former board member of The Detroit Writer's Guild, responsible for the recording of financial data. Ms. McClain has been on the board of Project Sis (a nonprofit organization for teens at risk) and the city of Detroit's Cluster Seven of Detroit's Community Reinvestment Strategy Process. Her other volunteer work has been with WTVS Public TV volunteer staff for fourteen years, a supervisor with Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) for six years, and the Better Business Bureau as an arbitrator during the 1980's. She was previously employed 22 years with Comerica Incorporated as a Data Base Analyst in the Economics Department.

Ms. McClain is currently pursuing a Masters of Arts in Journalism while holding a Bachelor of General Studies: communications, English, and art history degree from the University of Michigan-Dearborn. She holds an Associate of Arts degree in Accounting from Wayne County Community College.

Ms. McClain is single and has one child. She lives in Detroit, MI.





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