You know what word I am referring to. It is an ugly, derogatory word that has nothing positive associated with it. What bothers me the most about this word is how it has been embraced by so many within the Black community. Some feel that dropping the last two letters and adding an -A- at … Continue reading The N-Word
You see that date? That is the date of my FIRST author meet and greet!! After a copyright fiasco and a formatting issue, I am finally able to start scheduling author meet and greets. This has been a long time coming. I have heard many times that the hardest thing for an independent writer is … Continue reading 03/18/2017
Just a couple of days ago, The Rolling Stones were discussed on a Black History month special. Seeing how the month of February is Black History month, there are new documentaries that air every night. Every night I always learn something new and I cannot tell you how informative these documentaries are. On this particular … Continue reading The Rolling Stones
Plagiarism noun the practice of taking someone else's work or ideas and passing them off as one's own. synonyms: copying, infringement of copyright, piracy, theft, stealing... Plagiarism is something that honest hardworking people look down on. It is never good to copy someone else's work and pass it off as your own. When I first … Continue reading Get Your Own Material
The history of slavery is a very touchy subject for most Americans living here in the United States. It is also a very sore subject for most African Americans to discuss. We have all learned and heard of the unspeakable horrors that took place during slavery. It is enough to make anyone hurt and upset … Continue reading The Heartbreaking Truth About Slavery
For tonight's post, I am going to switch gears and talk about something that is very serious because this is something that affects children, women and men. It is hard to read or watch any type of news without this being mentioned in some form or fashion. What am I referring to? Sexual assault and … Continue reading Just Be There
Ahhhhhhh Shucky Ducky now!!! I am smiling from ear to ear. Why? Because I am getting closer and closer to my writing dreams. I had to wait almost two years for things to finally start lining up and I could not be more happier. Independent writers have to work twice as hard to prove they … Continue reading Today Is A Good Day!