Well, where should I start? My name is Naziah, but people call me “Z” for short. Before joining this writing program, I shut every one out. The only place I’d share my life was in my Diary. I always thought, “No one cares. No one loves me.” No matter how many times they said it, I still wouldn’t believe they loved and cared for me!

I was sooo depressed at the time, that I asked the LORD to take me away from this earth. I know I was being selfish for asking God to take my life away.😖 I cried til I couldn’t cry anymore. So, instead of crying I turned to smoking weed to kill my pain from depression. No one knew how deep of a state of depression I was in.  No one would ever have known just how lonely my soul was. So much pain behind this pretty face.

Before I joined this writing program, I also suffered from low self-esteem.  I hid it, and dealt with it at home. I used to call myself all types of names, until I turned to God and asked Him to bless me with a job so that I could bless others. And look what God did! I am not only an intern with Writing for the Soul Workshop™, my teammates selected me as our Program Coach.   THANK YOU LORD😍❤IN JESUS NAME! AMEN!

My Impact To Help Fund our Programs

“Naziah (pictured second to the right), and her teammates posed for photos with ‘Fashionably Yours’ while promoting our books at the Ladies Room Holiday Sales Event.”

My name is Naziah, and I am a student at McClellan Magnet High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. When I joined Writing for the Soul Workshop™, I simply wanted to share my story to encourage kids that are may be battling depression and low self-esteem. But when I was selected for the Writing for the Soul Workshop™ Internship Program, I realized that I could do so much more to help them.

As an intern here at Writing for the Soul Workshop™, I’m learning skills in sales that will give me an edge in the career that I choose later in life. But the best part of my job is giving away copies of books published by our writing program. Every donation I secure, or sale I make means that one of my peers will get life-saving books for free.

Writing for the Soul Workshop™ is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non‐profit arts service organization. Contributions for the charitable purposes of Writing for the Soul Workshop™ are tax‐deductible to the extent permitted by law. You can support our work by clicking on the “Donate Today” button to make a one-time contribution.

If you would like to partner with me to donate one or more copies of our books to students in my community, use the Contact Form below to connect with me. Together, we just might save a life.

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