Buying Likes and Followers? Get Outta Here!

Ever since I joined Twitter and Instagram I have been bombarded by fake profiles, bots and spammers. They foam all out the mouth uncontrollably spamming me and my inbox about purchasing followers and likes. Seriously? Buying likes and followers?! Get outta here! Buying followers and likes seems, well, pathetic and I would much rather build … Continue reading Buying Likes and Followers? Get Outta Here!

Strange Fruit by Billie Holiday

Are you familiar with the poignant and powerful song Strange Fruit by Billie Holiday? If you have never heard of this song, let me tell you, this is a song that speaks volumes! Strange Fruit is not a mere blues song or poem; it is a lyrical outcry and a vocal testament of the pain, … Continue reading Strange Fruit by Billie Holiday

Writer’s Block Sucks!

Don’t you hate it when you are on a roll with your writing and all of a sudden you get hit with a little writer’s block? Bam! Just like that, it hops in to kill your thunder and now you are sitting there scratching your head wondering what in the heck just happened. You sit … Continue reading Writer’s Block Sucks!

Underneath the Pecan Tree

Have you ever had the pleasure of sitting underneath a pecan tree? Let me tell you, if you have not, you are really missing out. Relaxing underneath a pecan tree is one of the sweetest pleasures in life that you can enjoy for free. It is a warm and solace place found deep within the … Continue reading Underneath the Pecan Tree

Author Inspiration: Ralph Ellison

Every writer has a favorite author that he or she admires. Their amazing stories envelopes them, inspires them and touches them in a way that it motivates them to also create literary works that are just as powerful. One of my favorite authors happens to be the late Ralph Ellison. His literary works were not … Continue reading Author Inspiration: Ralph Ellison

Questions from Readers

One of the best parts about being a writer is communicating with readers. Without readers, what would be the point of writing? I love getting emails from curious readers because that to me makes writing worthwhile! I am always looking for opportunities to communicate with readers because I want them to get to know me … Continue reading Questions from Readers

Character Development

Ahh, it’s that time again. What time? Story time and what an exciting time that is! I’m gearing up for my next story and I am pumped! Writing in itself gets me going, but the best part of writing is writing a story. What I look forward to the most when writing a story is … Continue reading Character Development