In a previous post, I discussed acceptance letters and some good news. 🙂 Today is not that day. 😈 Not all rejection letters are equal. Nor should they serve the same purpose for writers. It has been quipped that authors could wallpaper their homes with rejection letters. Let us instead utilize these often painful responses … Continue reading Silver Lining Rejection Letters
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!
My Manga Madness!
I found these well-preserved drawings (comics in larval form from my early teen years). As a kid I loved manga and anime. I still do. The End!
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 13th, 2020
Theme and Direction: A tirade . . . about our world Morality shunned Dead and dying overlooked Fantasy preferred
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?
Inspirational Quotes in Honor of Women’s History Month
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!