Tinika Ross has been chosen as a finalist in '50 Great Writers You
Should Be Reading'. Fitzgerald is the author of 'Madness'. Her honors came as the result of her appearance on The Authors Show
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Tinika Ross, Author
Of ‘Madness’, Chosen As Finalist For '50 Great Writers You Should Be
was chosen from a field of hundreds of authors who appeared on The
Authors Show Radio in 2014. Tinika's book, 'Madness', discusses the
difficulties of living with PTSD
NC December 5, 2014] Tinika Ross, author of 'Madness', has been chosen
as a finalist for '50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading'. Winners
will appear in this years edition of the book by the same title. Tinika
was chosen as the result of her appearance on The Authors Show Radio.
traumatic stress disorder affects millions of Americans. Some studies
put the number of sufferers at over 30 million in the US alone. It is
not limited to US veterans, as anyone who suffers a traumatic events
can suffer from PTSD. This idea is the basis for Ross' novel. Ross
explores the impact of PTSD and sheds light on living with the disorder
from a number of different perspectives.
"It's an honor to be a
finalist for '50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading', Ross stated.
"I'm really happy with the reaction people have had towards 'Madness'.
PTSD and sexual assault are sensitive topics, but a common part of some
people's lives. I'm glad to be able to help raise awareness through my
In the storyline of Ross' fiction novel, Langston
Wellman lives a carefree existence as a waitress. This changes one
night when Langston's car stalls. A stranger offers her a ride, but
instead of taking her to a tow shop, he takes her into the woods and
assaults her. The same day in Iraq, Tripp Price celebrates his birthday
with his best friend, Jimmy Baker. The celebration is cut short when
their unit is assigned to a mission. While fulfilling their mission,
the unit is ambushed and as a result, Tripp suffers a traumatic brain
injury. Jimmy ends up in a coma and loses both legs. Due to these
unfortunate events, Langston and Tripp leave their old homes and move
to the same town in New Jersey. Through a number of chance meetings,
they become close friends and help each other overcome their respective
Tinika Ross is available for media interviews and can be reached using the information below or by email at email@example.com.
'Madness' is available at Amazon and Barnes and Noble. Members of the
public who wish to vote may do so at The Authors Show site. More
information is available at Tinika Ross's website at http://wwwlossforwords360.wordpress.com.
About Tinika Ross:
Ross is a novelist and poet from Southern New Jersey. She is working
towards a psychology degree from Florida A&M University. When
she isn't writing or working, Tinika can be found day dreaming or
enjoying the company of her family and friends.
Author Tinika Ross
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