I thought I would share a short story that I wrote awhile ago. This is just a small portion of the story. Enjoy. "Purple Haze" by Jimi Hendrix poured out of her Bluetooth speakers. As Hendrix played, her boyfriend continued to kiss her neck. She forgot all about her boyfriend because all she could think… Continue reading In and of Dreams (Fiction)
I remember as I was writing Varying Progress years ago, I made it a point to have educated black characters. I am from a mid-sized city in Kentucky. If I told someone that I am black, female, and from a city in Kentucky I can only imagine what thoughts come to mind. My skin is dark… Continue reading Thoughts on Creating Black Characters
Short story about six friends in their mid-20s navigating life, career, and relationships.
The fun part of being a writer is to create your own world. I always found it interesting that in my case people can't seem to differentiate between when I'm writing about myself and when I'm just doing my "creative pieces". The truth is that 80% of my poetry and fiction has nothing to do… Continue reading Writing – because I’m 21 again!