Born and raised in Tuskegee, Alabama and currently residing in Opelika, Alabama, Shani Greene-Dowdell is wife and a mother of three. She attended Troy State University at Montgomery, Alabama and Southern Union Community College in Opelika, Alabama with the goal of becoming a nurse like her mother. Today, she works as a medical transcriptionist at East Alabama Medical Center. Shani's family and friends say that she could be found carrying a diary around to journal her thoughts as a young girl. However, it was not until 2005 - on a challenge from a friend - that she set out to pen her first nove more...