Being creative in the new normal

What has ingrained into my soul had suddenly ceased to exist. The creation of new worlds and inescapable truths had become a lost battle cry. For years,  I’ve grown accustomed to pounding the keyboard at any given moment. Now, I’m silenced. Yet, here I am, writing why I can’t write. Trying to decipher whether it…






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Lilith Excerpt

Promotional Excerpt

Raw and Unedited Excerpt As soon as the Corrections Officer opens the door, I see a woman sitting at Lilith and I table, waiting in silence. She’s wearing a fashionable, gray two-piece suit with an attractive set of heels, and very pretty. Her hair as I remembered from photographs and news footages is longer, almost…






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Confessions of my denial

Denial. It’s that feeling that causes your spirit to quiver. For years – and maybe decades – mine has been shaken on and off, and I never understood why, until now. Lately, I’ve taken a challenging task of working a full-time job, going to school, and running a small business; juggling three demanding, time-consuming positions….






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When being humble means everything

There was a woman who was sitting high on her game — a good paying job, her own apartment, two handsome, little boys, a brand new car, and a debonair King by her side. Ms. Petite (the name I’m giving her for this post) had accomplished all of this by twenty-five years old. This woman,…






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Who is Arthur Belle?

COMING THIS SUMMER Who is Arthur Belle? He’s who I called my proud achievement of character development for a villain. Arthur has the ingredients of what a bad guy is supposed to be: sinister, manipulative, and cold-hearted; but also holds a mystery which takes many keys to unlock. Like another character Harold Smith of Zion’s…






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