Melinda Ferguson: Author, Motivational Speaker, Recovery Coach and Book Publisher
Award-winning author and journo, Melinda Ferguson, burst onto the local literary scene with her chart busting, hard-hitting memoir, Smacked. A harrowing True Story of Addiction to Survival in 2010. Her triumphant journey from being a homeless heroin and crack head to success, captured the nation. Subsequently, she became an award winning writer and Features Editor for True Love Magazine between 2005-2014, where her articles inspired and titillated a huge and diverse South African readership. She has received numerous awards in her career including Best Features and Profile writer. Sought after on the corporate inspirational speaking scene her clients have included ABSA, NEDBANK and Discovery.