Meet Miss Nana Wyshall B. Wright

Miss Nana Introduces The Children on Vimeo.

Miss Nana Wyshall B. Wright introduces us to the children in her series of bedtime stories. There’s Bullying Boy, Winall Wendell and Miss Sassy Frass Ann. They are three of the children in the series of children’s books. Get a copy of each here –>

Second Wind Creations To Launch Our Kickstarter Campaign Shortly

Second Wind Creations will start a Kickstarter campaign soon to fund hiring illustrators and publishing of the nine (9) remaining stories in the Miss Nana Wyshall B. Wright series of bedtime tales. We want to help narrow the diversity gap in publishing and in children’s books.


There are twelve (12) tales in the Miss Nana Wyshall B. Wright series of bedtime stories. All of them are written. Only three (3) of the stories are illustrated and published: Bullying Boy, Miss Sassy Frass Ann and Winall Wendall.

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Stay tuned to learn how you can help us share our bedtime stories about diverse characters, where race isn’t the central theme in the storyline. Instead, the issues are those that all children are faced with such as: bullying, shyness, learning humility, self-esteem, coping with weight, following your destiny and more.

What readers see reflected in the Miss Nana Wyshall B. Wright series of bedtime stories is a multicultural world where it is normal for young people of different cultures and national heritages to play together and to have similar childhood dreams and ambitions.

We look forward to your support once the Kickstarter campaign launches. The next generation cannot afford to hate!





The story of Winall Wendall is about a friend I had in High School. He was very competitive but he wasn’t an athlete. He was a brain. He competed in any and every scholastic competition and always won. He made many enemies this way without intending to. We shared a couple of classes together every year and I admired him. It seemed that the second runner up was always the same person, me. We would study together, eat lunch together and often sit together at school assemblies. We were in the same Home Room and we were each other’s friend. In our senior year I won the school spelling contest and he won second place. It was something new for us both. You will need to read Winall Wendall to see what happened next. SMILE.

Today I spoke to a new friend who is from my old High School and she is writing novels. She and I were both cheerleaders but at different times. She knew my business partner as they were on the same cheerleading squad. See if you can identify me and my business partner in the picture posted.



Introducing Robust Roberta

The next character in the Miss Nana Wyshall B. Wright series of bedtime stories is Robust Roberta.

The pride of her home and family, Robust Roberta abruptly and painfully faces criticism and isolation at school because of her chubby round cheeks and soft round body.

Her acceptance and successful integration into school comes with the sharing of her “phenomenal” lunches.

Robust Roberta’s generosity results in her physical transformation and positive self-esteem. She becomes the popular class President.



Bringing Ideas To Life – Children’s Book Author Cheryl Lewis Beverly

Second Wind Creations interviews children’s book authors with a new blog series – Bringing Ideas To Life.  In this blog series, we will Interview authors about how they ‘brought their writing ideas to life.’  If you are a children’s book author and are interested in being interviewed for this new series, please CONTACT US at the Second Wind Creations website.

Cheryl Lewis Beverly

Cheryl Lewis Beverly

Our first author for the interview series is Cheryl Lewis Beverly, author of the Miss Nana Wyshall B. Wright series of children’s bedtime stories.

SWC: What is the working title of your book or project?

CLB: The working title of my book project is Miss Nana Wyshall B. Wright Series of Children’s Bedtime Stories.

SWC: Where did the idea come from for the book or project?

CLB: After two or three short stories about children coping with their “behavior” issues popped into my head over a couple of days I realized that I was writing a series of stories with a  single storyteller, Miss Nana Wyshall B. Wright (pronounced, “wish all be right”).

SWC: What genre does it fall under, if any?

CLB: The most appropriate genre for this collection is children’s bedtime stories.

 SWC: If applicable, who would you choose to play your characters in a movie?

CLB: A movie depicting the tales of Miss Nana Wyshall B. Wright would most characteristically be an animated cartoon series.

SWC: What is the one-sentence synopsis of your manuscript or project?

CLB: She “tattles” to us about the many children she has skillfully guided over her many years.

SWC: Will your book or story be self-published or represented by an agency?

 CLB: The books are available as eBooks on Nook and Kindle.

SWC: How long did it take you to write the first draft of your manuscript? 

CLB: Each of the dozen stories was “given” to me whole over the years.

SWC: What other book or stories would you compare this story to within the genre?

 CLB: I have found no other series similar to Miss Nana Wyshall B. Wright. She is unique.

SWC: Who or what inspired you to write this book or story?

 CLB: Each story was delivered to me by what I call my “spiritual muse.”

SWC: What else about the book or story might pique the reader’s interest?

CLB: Miss Nana Wyshall B. Wright is a mystical being whose tales resolve each child’s behavior issue naturally within their environment and without adult intervention.

Cheryl Lewis Beverly, Second Wind Creations author and self-publisher, is a mother and a grandmother. She worked for over thirty years with children as a counselor, psychologist, parent and optimistically interested observer. Living in Chicago, IL, Lansing, MI, New York, NY and Los Angeles, CA, before retiring to the desert in Palm Springs, CA, gave Cheryl the opportunity to observe and participate in many, varied social and educational settings observing and working with both parents and their remarkable children.

Cheryl has professional degrees in History, Guidance and Counseling, Educational Psychology and African and African-American Studies. In retirement, Cheryl’s passion is in portraying the children and families she has known through the touching and amusing stories of Miss Nana Wyshall B. Wright written for the delight of children and adults. Her stories offer a unique and often humorous insight into the struggles, joys, failures and successes of our human experience.

The Miss Nana Wyshall B.Wright series of children’s bedtime stories are available as eBooks and are sold at for Kindle and Barnes & Noble for NOOK

Second Wind Creations Launches “Bullying Boy” On Kindle

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Thanks to our friends, followers and fans!   We decided on a cover and title page for our newest eBook, “Bullying Boy.” It is our fourth in the Miss Nana Wyshall B. Wright series of bedtime tales. Note: Wyshall is pronounced “Wish All.”

“Bullying Boy” is available on Kindle Store for children of all ages (and soon available on NOOK and iBooks).  Download a free preview.  Give the gift of reading!