Monthly Archives: September 2013

You Light Up My Life…Uh, I Mean You Light Up My Books

Yesterday I did something that I do not like to do. I allowed a friend to borrow a book. Saying that I don’t like to share or loan books is putting it mildly. I will resort to lying and deceit … Continue reading

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Thank You!

I would just like to take a moment to say thank you to all you wonderful people who read my blog. You don’t have to read my thoughts, but because you do, I just want to say thank you. I … Continue reading

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Down Time is the Right Time to Write a Story

I was just sitting there, bored out of my mind. I had to be there; it was a meeting for my job. In my mind, I was thinking of all the more productive things I could be doing. I let … Continue reading

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One Angry Ass (Black) Woman

I’m mad as hell and I’m not gonna take it anymore! Those are the words that have taken over my spirit this beautiful Sunday afternoon. But, you might argue, it’s Sunday! And to that I say so what! This weekend … Continue reading

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Tattered Butterfly Wings (An Excerpt)

I am shooting for publication of my novel by Thanksgiving. Here’s an excerpt of the pages I’m working on now. In this chapter, Glory (one of the residents of Merryhaven Home for Troubled Youth) is having a session with the … Continue reading

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Twisted Sister

I hate the way my poems end up looking on here, but I couldn’t wait to share this one. Raven King, you are amazing. You told me to write a poem called Twisted Sister and those words kept walking through … Continue reading

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Funny Times Comic

Found this comic and thought it was funny. It combines humor related to being a writer and teacher. Laugh it up guys!

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Wanted: Full-time Writing Gig

I had written an entire blog post before I realized that one of my superiors in the school system where I work might accidentally read it and become offended. That could possibly lead to me being “surplused” or disciplined for … Continue reading

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