Spittin' the numerous rhymes I've penned helped me during the writing process for Rani Patel In Full Effect, allowing me to get into 16-year-old Rani's head and be in character while creating her story. This snippet is part of a verse from one of Rani's raps, and though this verse is not in the book, the hook is...

Rani reads this slam poem, Widow, to Mark in chapter 2 of the novel.

I wrote this rhyme for 16-year-old Rani during the planning stages of RANI PATEL IN FULL EFFECT. It gives you an idea of the complexities in her life.