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Inch by Inch

Posted by Nikki Rosen on March 3, 2016 at 6:25 PM Comments comments (1)

"We are formed by little scraps of wisdom." Umberto Eco


I used to visit this old Jamacian man every week when I worked in the inner city. Mr. Walters didn't know it then nor did I, but he taught me something that would stay with me even until today. A powerful little phrase, Inch by inch. That's it. Just a couple of words, that remind me nothing is impossible because Inch by Inch ev...

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Reasons Why I Write

Posted by Nikki Rosen on January 25, 2015 at 2:35 PM Comments comments (2)

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A Twisted Innocence: The True Story

Posted by Nikki Rosen on November 4, 2013 at 7:40 AM Comments comments (0)



Hard to believe.....after more than a year of working on this manuscript - A Twisted Innocence, will be done in a week or so.

It's been a journey, a wild one at times....and one that has reinforced the power of truth and that truth ALWAYS trumps lies.

Writing this story has opened doors to a community I never heard of before. It's co...

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Twisted Innocence: A True Story

Posted by Nikki Rosen on October 21, 2013 at 8:50 AM Comments comments (0)

It's almost done....a story that gripped my heart. -  I initially heard about it from an old man. About a little girl snatched from her backyard by four young boys. What did they did to her was unthinkable, yet the child survived. Twisted Innocence is her story.


I started writing January 2012 and in the process, learned the old man's version of what happened contradicted the true account. The evidence and witnesses showed there were holes in his story......lies that c...

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Courage

Posted by Nikki Rosen on September 2, 2013 at 10:40 AM Comments comments (0)




Something I learned....courage doesn't always look brave and strong. Sometimes it looks scared....wobbly. And I learned something else.....darkness eventually  loses steam....it dies out.....It doesn't last forever.


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A Twist of Innocence: The True Story by Nikki Rosen

Posted by Nikki Rosen on August 6, 2013 at 11:50 AM Comments comments (0)

A Twist of Innocence - The True Story By Nikki Rosen


“Tell the truth, or someone will tell it for you.” Stephanie Klein


Elements of truth exist in all deception. It’s why lies sometimes sound real. But truth has a life of its own and in time, always reveals itself.

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Don't Play Small!

Posted by Nikki Rosen on August 4, 2013 at 8:35 PM Comments comments (0)


“We ask ourselves,'Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, and famous?'


Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God.

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A Twist of Innocence by Nikki Rosen

Posted by Nikki Rosen on June 16, 2013 at 12:20 PM Comments comments (0)


A Twist of Innocence - researched and authored by Nikki Rosen


The story has taken on so many twists and turns. It began with one elderly man telling me his version of what happened. His story was sketchy. He remembered few details. He said he was charged with a crime as a child that he was innocent of. ...

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Seeing Beauty Where There is None

Posted by Nikki Rosen on April 13, 2013 at 12:15 PM Comments comments (0)

"He who has courage and faith will never perish in misery." Anne Frank  


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Know Hope!!!

Posted by Nikki Rosen on January 30, 2013 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)



Working on an inspirational/self-help book taken from my personal and professional experience. Below - an excerpt


Hope – a four letter word packed...

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