Author Blaque Diamond releases, through Xlibris, Stacey F. My Forever Mommy. Diamond tells the story of Stacey as she transitions between a temporary family and a forever family. Stacey’s transition is an affirmation for permanency as she realizes the hardest lessons in life is letting go and loving unconditionally. With the help of others she discovers all along she has a ma, a mom, and a mommy. This book is tailor-made and appeals to families exploring foster care, reunification and adoption.
Tell us about your book Stacey F My Forever Mommy.
Stacey F. My Forever Mommy tells the story of Stacey as she transitions between a temporary family to her forever family.
Why did you decide to write it?
To give insight to families exploring foster care, and adoption.
What’s the best part of being an author?
Taking ownership to what I create and doing research on the storyline to make the characters feel realistic.
What’s the worst part of being an author?
The works part of being an author would be letting my readers down and not being taken seriously as a self-published author. Self-published authors don’t always get the respect they deserve.
Who is your favorite character in the book, and why?
The Adoptive mother is my favorite character in the Stacey F My Forever Mommy book. Taking this journey through adoption and foster care enabled me to learn that the first story of adoption has already been written in the Bible, it is the greatest story of adoption! Ephesians 1:5 “God decided in advance to adopt us into his own family by bringing us to himself through Jesus Christ. … The story of the Bible is the story of adoption. We are all adopted into God’s spiritual family as a chosen child of God.
What was the hardest part of writing the story?
Knowing what to include and how to present it in order for readers to understand the process of adoption.
If you were to write a book about your life, what would the title be and why?
I’ve already written a story about my life My memoir is titled “In My Mother’s House”
What is something readers would be surprised to know about you?
I have been parenting 12 children for almost 40 years; six boys and six girls.
What are you currently working on right now?
I just released 1380 Prospect Avenue: Not Another Bronx Tale. In addition, the book has a trailer which provides additional insight into fostering older teens.
Do you have anything else you would like to add?
Yes,I was asked to consider hosting a podcast discussing parenting, foster care and adoption.
Purchase link for the book www.StaceyF.com