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 offer good contracts, royalties and distribution … [Read more…]
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 downright amazing. Carol’s arc alone is reason enough to come … [Read more…]
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.
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 what we talked about on … [Read more…]
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 experience being on anti-depressants. He said … [Read more…]
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 debt free also played into why I decided … [Read more…]
Welcome back to Three Things Thursday! After such a long break, I’m eager to share what I’ve learned in the past few months. You Can’t Rush This In the beginning of 2015, I had the goal of publishing two books this year. One was already written and needed a beta reader and professional … [Read more…]
I found this post at Romance University and had to share. RU has been around since 2009 aka forever in internet years. They are an excellent resource for those interested in writing in the Romance genre, or using romance tropes in other genre fiction. Over at RU, Kayelle Allen shares tips for promoting your books. … [Read more…]