Blessings to GOD and everyone. My names is Ella Smothers am honored to be here a panelist for Baltimore Book Festival, and I am a first time author for Baltimore City. I am my own self-publisher the name of the name of my book is called The Awakening of Leaders, and I also have youth activity work for girls as well. It takes courage and passion to focus and remain positive each day, and to create pathways to success helping many overcome fear lack bondage and challenges through the stories and written book. An author gives on there journey continue to stand keep the faith press your way because greater is headed your way.