Senior Writer Launches Historical Novel on Oakland Raiders

May 22, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Some fans are so fascinated by the trials, tribulations, and triumphs of the Oakland Raiders that they go farther than most. They pursue a goal of writing a historical novel about the team. A character built around the personality and fiery decisions of Al Davis and others will spice up the imagery in the novel.
One such writer is Damali Binta YAEL. On May 21, she met with a senior attorney and novelist with a Bleacher name, Novel Man, who encouraged Damali to start her novel.
Novel Man has already written his historical novel, whose title was inspired by a concept Damali taught in 2007. Novel Man remembers Damali's talks about the Oakland Raiders, and her first sports and math article titled, "Take a Good Look, Using Mathematics," which was published by a USMA (West Point) newsletter.
Her second article on sports was published by the Professional Football Researchers Association (PFRA). As a member of the research group, she contributed an article titled...

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