Award winning social justice novelist Jessica Yinka Thomas (@jyinkathomas). Her new book is “How Not To Make Friends.” They discuss her unique background & extensive travel experience, how it influences & inspires her writing & characters. Her transition from designing children toys to leadership in academia & how she turned short stories to the Remi Austin Trilogy & the book’s moral questions. Getting a novel published & her use of music to accompany the books. Then we discuss B corporations & reconciling the demand to maximize shareholder profit with doing good. Purchase “How Not To Make Friends,” her follow up to “How Not To Save The World,” and learn more at www.jessicayinkathomas.com.
This episode was co-produced by Meredith Flowe. www.cutthecaca.com @CutTheCaca @CounselorCTC