Nika C. Beamon is a TV News Writer/Producer in New York. She pursued a BA in Communications and a BA in Sociology at Boston College in Massachusetts.
Beamon has been credited as a reference in the several books on television news and has also won many awards throughout her career including a Peabody Award for ABC News’ coverage of the September 11th Attacks.
In 2009, Chicago Review Press published her well-received non-fiction book: I Didn’t Work This Hard Just to Get Married: Successful, Single Black Women Speak Out. In 2000, she published her first mystery novel, Dark Recesses. In 2002, her second mystery novel, Eyewitness was released.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
I read on my iPhone.
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Generally, if I am promoting a book I prefer to network on social media sites, do interviews on radio shows and speak in front of large groups. I also employ a freelance publicity to generate reviews and send out press releases
Misdiagnosed: The Search for Dr. House, a memoir, is the tale of a Nika Beamon's 17 year quest to find the correct medical diagnosis. This engaging story takes the reader on journey that is real and raw. It also introduces them to a quirky cast of characters who go through this odyssey with her until she finally finds out that she has a rare autoimmune disorder.