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
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
Photo: 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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So, in my quest for a newer, more flexible me, I have began a #Yoga4Growth challenge for February. So far, I'm on day 5, and have gotten through my first week of yoga!! I am really enjoying it and it gives me some time to myself to unwind and meditate after a long day. I plan … Continue reading #Yoga4Growth
I need this in my life!!
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.
I have so many ideas in my head for short stories, and I just have to find the time to sit down and get them on paper. I've been so busy the last couple weeks with work, I haven't had time to slow down and put the thoughts on paper. Luckily for me, they continue … Continue reading Random Stories in my Head….