16:21, October 23rd

Today you’re breathing as you feel the pulsating muscles from serving coffee   I have a new job every month looking for a different one every day while the other one is slipping by the wayside.   I need grad school I need scholarly people around me or I’ll become a  feather in the breezeContinue reading “16:21, October 23rd”

A Screenplay: Her Office by Sierra Ayonnie

Her Office is a screenplay that I’ve been writing. It was an open assignment for class and I could have written this movie about anything, but instead, I chose to write about something that means the most to me, the treatment of African Americans. I love my culture, it influences a lot of what IContinue reading “A Screenplay: Her Office by Sierra Ayonnie”

Announcements

PSA: I’m still here. I haven’t been blogging lately because my schedule has been crazy, but let’s see what happens within the next few days. I have somethings that I want to share with you so I hope this is fun. Announcements Thank you to all of my consistent followers– the people who were stillContinue reading “Announcements”

The Top Five Things Everyone Ought To Know About Being a Writer

I hate when I’m in conversation with people and they ask about what I want to do with my life, well… to be honest, I just want to write. I’m sure that many writers can relate to this because it’s what we were called to do. But, there are people that don’t understand that writingContinue reading “The Top Five Things Everyone Ought To Know About Being a Writer”

The Five Most Important Steps to Staying Motivated When Blogging Solo

Now, if you don’t know, please know that I am a student. This is my last semester and it’s my hardest in that I’m juggling work, class time, and writing all in one. But, what I’ve found to be my greatest challenge is staying motivated to blog through it all. Many of my avid readersContinue reading “The Five Most Important Steps to Staying Motivated When Blogging Solo”

How to Make the Personal Political: On Making Statements in Fiction Work

If you’re a writer you probably came to the craft wanting to express something. If it didn’t have anything to do with your personal life perhaps you needed to get your voice across about an event, opinion, or even retell a story. In that way, you knew that you had words that needed to makeContinue reading “How to Make the Personal Political: On Making Statements in Fiction Work”