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Shout Out to Othello Bach

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Othello Bach, (yes, Othello is her birth name) grew up in an orphanage. She didn’t learn to read until the 8th grade — and yet she is a best selling multi-genre author of numerous books which range in scope and variety from suspense novels to children’s books to non-fiction “How-to” books.. She graduated high school having read only two books.

Despite her humble beginnings, she wrote a bestselling novel House of Secrets at the age of 24 and sold it to Avon Books. Her next two popular novels sold to Zebra Books, and then she turned her attention to the challenging world of children’s books.

She composed her first song at the age of eight, so it was only natural that many of her children’s books included her original music and lyrics. She’s had 37 songs recorded by [...]