“We accept the love we think we deserve.” – Stephen Chbosky Interracial dating is something that I have never discussed outside of my close circle or with men I am romantically interested in. But since I pride myself on being as transparent as possible with my writing, I knew this was something that I needed … Continue reading Part 2 – Dear Black Men: I was made to love you
On Monday, while at lunch with a girlfriend, I received a happy birthday text message from a male friend that I had not spoken to in quite some time. Since we were both out and about and had a lot of catching up to do, we made plans to talk later on that night. So … Continue reading Part 1- Dear Black Men: I was made to love you
What would you do to make your dream come true? Better yet, what wouldn't you do? I've been asking myself that question ever since I decided to pursue my writing career full time two years ago. And this week, my journey has taken me on a new adventure. I entered an online contest to … Continue reading Bringing my dream to the big screen!
I can truly say I'm enjoying this new season in my life, which I have lovingly refer to as: "the flirty 30's." To me, the flirty 30's are all about embracing my flyness and sexiness. And last Halloween, I did just that. I remember people chuckling when I told them I was going as Alice … Continue reading Tales from the flirty 30 diaries: Ariel in Wonderland
"When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be."~Lao Tzo With the new year approaching, I, like many others, have been reflecting on the changes and growth that I've experienced over the past year. After being unemployed since December of 2011, I finally feel as though I'm … Continue reading A life in review
Has an ex ever showed up at your place unannounced, and if so, how did you handle it? Check out this excerpt from my novel, "A Life Less Interrupted" and how Sharice handle's it when her ex, Jamar, shows up at a very inopportune moment. Enjoy! Teaser (Excerpt) An hour after her run, she desperately needed … Continue reading A shower for one please
Sunday night, "Black Girls Rock" award show aired and apparently, it was awesome! I feel bad for not watching it, but I'm not really into watching award shows. I know I need to do better because this one showcases positive images of black women doing what we do best, which is being awesome! We aren't … Continue reading Black girls rock!
“I never would have bought this house if I had known that William had been the previous owner,” Karen said taking a swig from the bottle of wine she’d been nursing for the past hour. It was actually her second bottle, but given the circumstances, one just didn’t seem to be enough to dull her … Continue reading Dream House
Has being friends with an ex, ever cause problems in your current relationship? Check out this excerpt from, A Life Less Interrupted,when Sharice's current boyfriend, Kevin, and her ex, Jamar, finally tell each other what's really on their minds. Teaser (Excerpt) When Kevin saw Jamar enter the chapel, he politely excused himself and made a … Continue reading You Say He’s Just A Friend
Debra and Meg sat in silence as they watched the seagulls hover above the clear blue water and then dive into it with perfect precision. The wind carried traces of laughter from children playing nearby, while their harried parents corralled them into their arms one by one, in an effort to pack up and leave. … Continue reading Stealing Joy