#PressforProgress is the theme for this International Women’s Day, 3/8/18. It is one that should not be taken lightly. According to the World Economic Forum’s 2017 Global Gender Gap Report, gender parity is still another 200 years away. Women are still greatly underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM). In Hollywood, of the … More #InternationalWomensDay
I finally finished reading To Reign in Hell, by Steven Brust today. Not because it’s a bad read, quite the contrary. (Quite the contrary! I cracked my own self up with that!) I purchased this book on my Kindle way back in 2013 because I was trying to find novels which featured Archangels, but were not in … More Sympathy for the Devil
I attended Waxacon 2017 armed with my prologue to my first novel, Hum: …which to date consists of the prologue and one chapter. Yep…the demons continue to torment me… I’ve given myself deadlines though as of today, in the hopes that I will be arriving at Waxacon 2018 with books in hand and without fear!
Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward is not your run of the mill literary novel. It not only gives the reader a bird’s-eye view of what it’s like to be the child of a crystal meth addict, but also gives us insight into how the addict herself justifies her actions. The book begins from the … More Sing, Unburied, Sing-A Review
The following came to brain as I was falling asleep. It was still in my brain when I woke up, so I decided the universe wanted it written down. It seemed like I poem to me, so that’s what I’m calling it: Dog retching Ears ringing A line of poetry bouncing around in my mind … More No Rules #Poetry
Had an awesome time with my cousin Jackie at Waxacon! Got to meet fellow writers, Steven Brust and Rhonda Eudaly and learned a lot from them! Here are the pics: Follow Jackie on her FB page, HouseArt and click this link to get to my FB author page! Who could resist that face! 😀
Here it is! What About Heaven-A Prologue to Hum in book form! I’m feeling so much more motivated to write the book now that I have a physical representation of said book! I’ll be handing these out at Waxacon this weekend…the first major step to realizing my dream!
I will be attending Waxacon along with Jacqueline Mathews from House Art. I will be handing out free copies of the prologue to Hum with cover art created by Jackie. Come by our table and hang out! Check out the event here.
“Wake up you whore!” Gina opened her eyes. Her mom was inches from her face shouting, “I work my ass off to give you a place to live and food to eat and you repay me by screwing some boy under my roof with me in the other room?!” Bits of spittle launched … More Hum-Chapter 1
Wish me luck everybody! This is the final essay I submitted for application to graduate school. In order to keep the “you will never be a writer” demons at bay, I have decided, much like James Franco, to keep myself … More Graduate Application Essay #WWJFD