One thing that I've learned as a writer is that you never know when inspiration is going to hit you. I love the spontaneity of my imagination! I could be lying in bed drifting off to sleep when my characters start calling out to me about this or that. Or I could be sitting in … Continue reading Ready or not, I’m going to find you
Its funny how your life can change when you least expect it. I went to the doctor because I was fighting a pretty bad cold and received information that would forever change my life. "Are you pregnant?" the doctor asked with a slight smile as she pressed on my stomach. "No," I answered with as … Continue reading Girl talk: my fight with uterine fibroids
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!
On Friday I received an unexpected compliment that sent me into a bit of a tailspin. And if you're wondering how that's possible, let me explain. My teammates at work decided to give awards out to our training class for surviving our 12 weeks of training together. And during that time, we've all learned quite … Continue reading On dating: women choose, but men decide
"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
I wasn't sure what I wanted to write about today, but then while texting with a friend, he made a joke that I don't really think he knew I'd get. It was a reference to the hit television show, Sienfeld. And as I laughed at his joke about not giving me any soup, because he … Continue reading Laughter is good for the soul
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!
As I sit here and type this post, I am trying to figure out where September went. It flew by, just like I said it would. In less than 3 weeks, I will be moving to Atlanta to further purse my writing career and in less than 2 weeks, I'll be sending my final payment … Continue reading The best is yet to come!
Yesterday I felt like a fraud. I woke you with plans of writing until my fingers cramped up, but instead, I threw myself somewhat of a pity party. A couple of weeks ago I wrote an article about being happily single for the holidays, and in the moment that I wrote the article, it was … Continue reading Smile because life is worthwhile