Part 2 – Dear Black Men: I was made to love you

“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

Tales from the flirty 30 diaries: Ariel in Wonderland

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

A shower for one please

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

Black girls rock!

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!

Dream House

“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

You Say He’s Just A Friend

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

Stealing Joy

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