As I'm preparing to write my next novel, I decided to do some research on a few more of my relatives. I never have to look far for inspiration or storylines because my relatives, my ancestors had very interesting lives. When I put in my book descriptions, inspired by true life events, I mean just … Continue reading Books And a Bit of Research
As a person and as a rule, I try to always be honest. That includes being honest on my blogs and social media accounts too. I don't like lying because I hate being lied to. Adding to that, I don't like lying to other people. When I see authors being exposed for buying deceitful book … Continue reading Buying Fake Reviews? Don’t Do It.
As the year 2018 draws to an end, I'm marking off all the things I refuse to carry into 2019. I have goals that I'm aiming to reach and I can't do that unless I get rid of a few more things. The years we have to live are limited people and I don't want … Continue reading Words of Wisdom for 2018
If you are into rhythm & blues, funk and soul music, you already know who The Godfather of Soul is. For those who aren't a fan of such incredible music, that moniker belongs to the one and only late James Brown. I decided to blog briefly about him because I was surprised that many people … Continue reading The Godfather of Soul
We live in a world where people are quick to retaliate whenever someone offends them or wrongs them. When you are on the receiving end of such behavior, should you retaliate? My answer to that is No. Should you fret or worry over the offender? My answer to that is also No. I feel that … Continue reading Troubled Waters
James Beckwourth, also known as Jim, was an African American mountain man, fur trader, explorer and author. If you were to ask me to describe him, I would say he was a jack of all trades. James Beckwourth, a mixed-race slave, was born around 1798 in Virginia. When he was in his late 20's, he … Continue reading James Beckwourth
Chester Thompson, an ex-cop from Syracuse, received a slap on his wrist for raping Maleatra Montanez in her own home. She had called the police to report her daughter missing, but instead of helping her, Chester rapes her. By his and her own admission, he told this anxious mother who was desperately looking for her … Continue reading Chester Thompson