Author, Playwright,Producer, Educator


She’s a Mother, a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc, and a Business Woman. 


She’s a writer with an Award-winning stage play under her belt entitled, Love’s Got A Hold On Me which was based off of her best selling novel, Goodbye Don’t Always Mean Gone. She’s proud to have written this stage play under the Direction of Christine Houston, writer of 227, the 80’s hit television sitcom. This play was a smash hit and has received several requests for its return. 


Shoya has also written a second stage play entitled, Baby Blue that made its debut at the Atlanta Black Theatre Festival in 2015. 


Shoya has written three books and co-authored two. She’s a former Blogger with the Six Brown Chicks, a group of women from Chicago who launched on Chicago Now and later brought their daily blogs to life through discussions on These women later found themselves on an episode of Iyanla Vanzant’s: Fix My Life on OWN. 


She currently teaches classes in the literary world/arts entertainment industry.


Shoya has intertwined her love for writing with her love for beauty by launching an Empowering Cosmetic Line called Dipped Lips and Tips Cosmetics. Here she encourages women to look and feel beautiful and to stay encouraged to follow your dreams. 


She’s been featured on several media outlets such as, WCIU, WVON, The Black Woman’s Expo, Rolling Out Magazine, N’Digo Newspaper, Chicago Tribune. She’s a two time Peach Theatre Award Recipient for Literary Education and Up & Coming Playwright Award, Winner of Awards at the Atlanta Black Theatre Festival (2012) and so much more!

     Who is Shoya Bowman?


Purchase Books

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Now Available on E - Book!
Don't Always Mean Gone

Staci is a Pistol. She's a single, sexy, promiscuous bomb-shell that believes in getting what she wants.  She sometimes seeks love in all of the wrong places and those places can cause her some serious pain. 

Justin is her main addiction, she can't seem to shake him, and every time you think he's gone he comes creeping back like an addict to crack.

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Society Says... 

Sequel to the popular book, Goodbye Don't Always Mean Gone, which was depicted on stage at the award-winning, Love's Got A Hold On Me stage play. 


Best friends, Staci and Kim take the Windy City by storm in this riveting tale of two lives entangled in love, lust, friendship and everything in between. 

Behind The Front Desk
A Murder Mystery Novella

Up and coming Leasing Consultant, Monique Weatherspoon of Carrington Cove Properties never expected that her life would be flipped upside down after accepting the new position.


Is she the victim or the villain in this tangled web of hidden agendas that               can only be devised                Behind The Front Desk.



Due to limited space, the Host will contact you directly 

via email to schedule a date and time. 

Prepare - Plan - Pursue Your Dreams in 2020

Type Writer



  • Applying for ISBN's

  • Book Titles

  • Brainstorming

  • Copyrighting

  • Turn Your Book Into Business

  • Journaling 

  • Marketing Branding

  • Traditional vs. Self-Publishing

  • and so MUCH more...

2 Hour Session


Film Set



  • Budgets

  • Casting

  • Contracts

  • Marketing/Branding

  • Rehearsal Management

  • Roles of Crew Members

  • Sponsorships/Funding

  • Venues

  • and so MUCH more...

3 Hour Session


Empty Theater



  • Turn your book into a Stage Play

  • Story Development 

  • Character Development

  • Script Format

  • Character Bio’s

  • Set Descriptions 

  • Storylines/plots

  • Titles/Subtitles 

  • One, Two or Three Act Plays

Sessions Length Vary

Price Varies


Contact Me

Skype Workshops Available! 

Located in Atlanta,Georgia
Tel: 708.705.1281


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