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I was born Cynthia Alease Davis, in December 1953, in New York City, and have three adult children, four grandchildren, and a loving husband. I've always had a passion for writing, although it hadn't matured until later in my life. My love for English and writing actually extended from the third grade, when my teacher, Mrs. Wolf, told me I had a "gift." I decided however, to pursue art for the rest of my elementary, junior high and high school life through drawing and sketching, using various forms of media and managing to win a few awards along the way, including a scholarship to attend the Fleischer Art Memorial in the summer of my eighth grade year, and a Loeb Laboratory Scholarship to attend The Philadelphia College of Art (now the University of the Arts), while in high school. Then, in November, 2008, it hit me. I felt a strong pull to write a novel. By November, 2009 my debut novel, "The Gatekeeper, a Novel by C. Alease" ( (, was completed and published through Createspace, an Amazon company. I chose the pen name, C. Alease, in tribute to my grandmother, Alease Lawson, with whom I share my middle name. In late August, 2010, I contracted with a friend to write her life story. Thelma Wright had the title and an amazing story, but she needed someone to get inside her, to write the way she felt, and in February, 2011, I completed the manuscript for "With Eyes from Both Sides, by Thelma Wright, as told to and written by C. Alease," a true story about the life of the wife of one of Philadelphia's purported kingpins of the Black Mafia during the 1970's, 1980's and 1990's. I believe the term is, "hook, line and sinker." That was the "it" for me. I am hooked, lined and sunk. I love to write! I enjoy being creative, and through the Internet, I can take my art all over the world. That's it. That's me. Of course there's lots more, but for now, I am a mother, grandmother, wife, geek, techno guru, interior designer, furniture builder, student, novelist, writer, author! Enjoy my writing on "Thoughts at the Time,"

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