Canva is Free, Fun, and Fabulous!

If you haven't heard, Canva is a graphic design platform, used to create social media graphics, presentations, posters, documents and other visual content. I have been using Canva throughout the past few years and honestly, if I can create things with it -- you can too! It's really, really easy! And did I mention fun?! This … Continue reading Canva is Free, Fun, and Fabulous!

Seduced by Second-Person Point of View

The first time I dipped my toes in this intimate and imperative style was while reading "Choose Your Own Adventure" books. Oh, and prior to that time was when my mom read "The Monster at the End of This Book" told by lovable Grover. In my high school honors class, I remember reading another second-person … Continue reading Seduced by Second-Person Point of View

Quick Sip Reviews’ Take On “Bondye Bon”!

This review is a more than two years old, but it's a timely one for me for obvious and perhaps not so obvious reasons. One, I missed seeing this review the first time it was published in 2018. During that time, I met so many amazing authors and readers. And two, my other author website … Continue reading Quick Sip Reviews’ Take On “Bondye Bon”!

JuNoWriMo 2020 Day 8

Okay, today I pushed myself to rise from bed early. So early in fact that I had time to lift weights for 25 minutes, followed by sweating, glowing, gyrating, shimmying to music during a 43-minute cardio session of squats, bachata, salsa, soca moves, and push-ups. This is one of my favorite songs (click here if … Continue reading JuNoWriMo 2020 Day 8

Another Review for “Bondye Bon”!

Thanks to FIYAH Literary Magazine, "Bondye Bon" first appeared in their Ahistorical Blackness, Issue #5. This short story was then bought by editors Betrand Campeis and Hermione Hémon, translated by Erwan Devos, and published by Rivière Blanche for the Dimension Uchronie #3. The full review of the entire anthology can be found here.     

Haikubes – April 6th, 2020

Theme and Direction: Tirade about . . . my childhood. Hmmm. The word tirade isn't accurate, but the Haikubes were tossed and thus: Screams -- fist tears, blood smears. Vodka burns my eyes . . . but I Wasn't the target?

POC in Pub Writers and Illustrators of Color Mentorship Program!

Last year, I had applied for . . . and I'm pleased to announce that I've been selected to participate in the inaugural POC in Pub Writers and Illustators of Color Mentorship Program! POC Objective is clear and straightforward: "The People of Color in Publishing Writers and Illustrators Mentorship Program is an opportunity for writers … Continue reading POC in Pub Writers and Illustrators of Color Mentorship Program!