DR. MEL'S MESSAGE - From my novels to my other projects, no telling what you will read. This is the only place you will get to read about how I developed a screenplay into a novel and what is the driving force. I will talk about many things from films to books to acting to producing. It really will depend on where my mind takes me. I hope you will join me on this journey.
2011 award winning, unthinkable, powerful, brave story of one girls survival within an abusive family. Suzy wants love that is hard to come by, and she gets it by overcoming horrendous living and social circumstances. Nearly burned alive in a tunnel, Suzy knows she is going to die until she prays up to her dead grandmother in heaven to help her, to literally see the light at the end of the tunnel. Suzy survives the unimaginable, only to go home to more abuse from her mother, and tormenting older brother. A must read, this highly, critically, acclaimed novel, was Carol Denise Mitchell's (first novel); and, was given five stars by the Library of Congress, and is the author's most requested novel. It will have you rooting for Suzy until the end of this dynamic novel.
"CD Mitchell" has authored many books aimed to enhance her many reader's enjoyment and entertainment. The prolific author, called "the walking dictionary," by some; was born on May 12, 1955, in Los Angeles, California. One, of sixteen children, Carol Denise Mitchell is the daughter of the late: Zebbie Thomas Charles, Sr., and Tasceaie Carise Charles.Mitchell was born during the noteworthy era of the Civil Rights Movement, and is the extolled writer of "Democrats, I am Not Stupid." During an interview with the Oakland, Tribune, Mitchell recalled living in an urban setting in Watts, California, during an era in American history when growing up in the "Ghetto," became a motivating influence behind her lauded award-winning writing career. She corroborated police brutality and disenfranchisement, when during three-days of rioting in August 1965, those insurrections and the after-effects of such insurgencies changed her life.
Mitchell contends how she was encouraged by her mother a nurse, that insisted degradation, and urban ruin, was an opportunity for us all to grow. After this time in history, Mitchell grew steadily, leaving her imprint on fighting illiteracy care of her father, a World War II veteran. Mitchell wrote many notable novels, including the acclaimed book: "Your Rights, What Employers do not want you to know." This book remains the go-to bible for fans, lawyers, and unions throughout the United States work industry. In 1983, Mitchell chronicled her early life occurrences in an award-winning novel, "What Happened to Suzy," winning nationwide praise for its' message of healing and hope. The book was inducted into the nation's Library of Congress, The Jefferson Room, archives.
In Oakland, California, Mitchell worked alongside slain newspaper Editor, Chauncey Bailey as a news reporter for [Soul Beat]. She was highlighted in The Oakland Post Newspaper for her groundbreaking work as one of the nation's most prolific, iconic writer. Mitchell is an expert niche writer for E-zine Articles. Her latest projects are represented on her author's page, on Amazon.com. Outside the United States, Mitchell's books have garnered buyers in Australia, The United Kingdom, Italy and, virtually around the world. Mitchell currently resides in Phoenix, Arizona.