Fitness Update

The last  couple of weeks have  been horrible to say the least, smh. But I have gotten my motivation back. Needless to say, work has been brutal, and literally kicking me in the butt.  From working late, to on call hours, and everything in  between; the life of a supervisor has really been a task … Continue reading Fitness Update

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#WhitWritesHerNovel: The Re-Read 

So, I'm noticing things as I read: 1. Not a bad book for my first one...if I do say so myself; and I'm my worst critic. 2. Definitely some things I'm planning on fixing or have fixed along the way (is this a bad thing? Since I've already had a proof printed?) 3. The responses … Continue reading #WhitWritesHerNovel: The Re-Read 

If Black Lives Matter, Why Don’t Black People Protest About “Black-on-Black” Crime?

Solid post!

Wake Up/Rise Up! Black America

Black GenocidePhoto: http://www.voguevoice.com/but-nobody-protests-black-on-black-crime/                            Black-on-Black Crime Myths Discredited

Many opponents of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement point to the issue of “black-on- black crime” and question why we do not protest when a black person kills another black person. Their argument is to say that crimes committed by black people against black people are an epidemic not being addressed by the black community. Instead, our focus is misplaced and amped up when a police officer kills an unarmed black person. They say black lives matter then, but not in our communities where crime and violence is rampant. The “we ignore black-on-black crime” narrative then overshadows, or at the very least is used as a counterargument, against the issue of potential police misconduct against black people.

Let me begin with the false notion of “black-on-black” crime. First of all, this is a myth because research shows that people are more likely…

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42 Fiction Writing Tips for Novelists | Writing Forward

I need this in my life!!

The Faery Whisperer

This is some of the best advice I have ever seen!! Writers take note! <3

Over the years, I have compiled this grand list of fiction writing tips for authors. They come from classes, books, interviews, and personal experience.

Source: 42 Fiction Writing Tips for Novelists | Writing Forward

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