Georgia Douglas Johnson

Hmmm? Does that name sound familiar? If you are into poetry as much as you are into writing like I am, that name is quite familiar to you. For those of you who have never heard of Georgia Douglas Johnson, she was a well-known African American poet who was a giant during the Harlem Renaissance … Continue reading Georgia Douglas Johnson

Food Poisoning Sucks!

Do you wanna know what's worser than a bad cold? Food poisoning! I would rather battle a bad cold or go toe to toe with my debilitating fear of cicadas than food poisoning. Food poisoning is always the worse for me because it wreaks havoc on my body! I'm hit with those horrible chills that … Continue reading Food Poisoning Sucks!

The Jokes On You!

This writer loves her family. We can "crack on each other" or "talk smack" about each other without getting bent out of shape over it. We are quick with it and quick witted and I wouldn't want it any other way! Today was my turn to burn and lemme tell you, they was "going in" … Continue reading The Jokes On You!

Take Note

Good Evening and Happy Evening to you all! I'm coming to you this evening with the intention of inspiring other fellow writers, specifically independent writers. So keep reading... What I want you to do after you read tonight's post is to keep this post in the back of your mind. Not only that, I want … Continue reading Take Note

Anatole Broyard

Anatole Broyard was a well-respected writer, editor and literary critic who wrote for the New York Times. His written works were highly regarded and sought after during his time, but he had a secret. He was Black. Anatole was born to Louisiana Creole parents who were free people of color. His own parents and two … Continue reading Anatole Broyard


It's Saturday morning and I woke up to an interesting question. I was asked (based on my final ancestry results from my two other tests) if I would still refer to myself as a Black woman first and foremost. Before I answer that question, I'm going to rank my ancestry breakdown from the highest to … Continue reading Absolutely!

Here it is!

Hellooooooo and Good Evening everyone! How's everyone doing this Thursday? I hope that each of you are doing well! As promised, I'm going to post a digital link to my full Midwest Book Review for their February publication! I'm so excited. I got some stiff competition, but I'm loving it! Can you believe I have … Continue reading Here it is!