About the Ebook
Imani K Brown released her memoir in 2020 as a road map and love letter to radical Black femme creatives wanting confidence to use their talents to blaze their own trails.
In Shoppe Gal, you will discover the tools you need to get (and keep) those creative juices flowing, even if you're just in survival mode!
Imani shares her path from personal and professional struggles to the self-exploration exercises she has developed to help with positive mindset, self-care and the simple ability to make things happen now. Learn to prioritize time for your hobby, embrace your quirkiness as a superpower, and uncover ways to keep you give yourself permission to show up as your best creative self.
And for those like Imani who need a little color to keep your attention, the pages are carefully crafted to spark serotonin and all the dopamine — inspiring you to embrace the whimsicalness of it all.
“Everyone has the opportunity to make a better life, but not everyone knows how to. For those who happen to know, help those who don’t” Little INKPLAY Shop is an empowering tattoo fashion house & kawaii culture hub located right outside the DC line. Inspired by values of the Kawaii and Japanese Culture “LIPS” is a place that seeks to encourage body positive awareness, creativity, and help grow the DC area's kawaii culture, through art. Art is such an important part of the human experience and creativity helps foster a stronger community. Together, both - kawaii + creativity help affect tremendous positive change, individually and communally. LIPS aims to be a place where people come to be inspired by cute culture and the arts, alike – to learn about it, create it, and even participate as exhibiting artists. Our goal is to be a resource for the youth, young-at-heart and kawaii + kawaii-adjacent communities while widening the scope of creative empowerment for all ages.