Hard Truths

Even though I’m an indie author, the search continues for a publisher to take on future works. There are a handful companies that have been around for a while that I would love to work with. Entangled Publishing and Lyrical Press are at the top of my list. They...

Walking Dead: Quit While You’re Ahead

A few days ago, I marathoned the last three episodes and have come to a conclusion. It’s time for the show to end. Relax. Don’t nerd out. Every year since The Season of Arguing on the Porch, the show has gotten consistently better. Sometimes it’s...

More Advice and a Steamy Excerpt!

Ms. Honeyology returns. Mentioning my name in the same space as flawless queen Octavia Butler made my week! So much so that I forgave her for dissing us tea drinkers. Have some soothing Earl Grey and calm down, honey....

#ThisIsHowINovel – Writing Advice

A few days ago I hung out drinking wine with my good friend Ms. Honeyology. I was about to go to Black Comic Book Festival up in Harlem. We talked about Afro-futurism, writing and a ton of other things that are none of y’alls business. She touched a little of...

The Big D

This post started as an email to Mr. Man about a guest on one of his favorite podcasts. Usually Mr. Man gives good suggestions, but I had to bail on this one. Who the players are isn’t important. The conversation turned to mental health and the guest shared his...

Pro Tips

I first subscribed to The Simple Dollar a few years ago as a much younger woman trying to get her finances in order. Since then, I’ve gotten out of debt, started investing and built a nest egg. It’s not an overnight process, but totally worth it. Being...