What I Learned About My Divorced Parents While Watching The Infinity Train Miniseries on Cartoon Network

Train Tracks Photo by Derek Story on Unsplash Cartoon Network has been lit when it comes to producing fantastic entertaining shows that not only draws in kids, but drew me in as a 20-something.  Since the Regular Show ended, I stayed optimistic that CN would produce even more great shows. When the Infinity Train minisodes aired …

Rant: Never Stay In A Toxic Workplace

Photo by Egor Padalka on Unsplash I don't understand how I keep finding myself on this end of the corporate ladder. I'm at the bottom, no longer near the rungs, I've done everything I assume imaginable to keep a job. But of course, I get chopped like a pile of iceberg lettuce leaves for a salad. I hate …

Someone Made My Day at Starbucks and 19 Days Left in the SYPHONS Giveaway!

Photo by Pablo Merchán Montes on Unsplash Hiya literary fans, It’s 19 days until 4 winners will be chosen to receive one of the following: Enter to Win Here A copy of Syphons Or A $25 Starbucks Gift Card I believe this is my fourth giveaway. Last four times I gave away $20 bucks. So that’s like $80 …

Rantings from a Spitfire of a Teen Writer – Snippet

Photo by asoggetti on Unsplash Hiya Literary Fans, I've been posting infrequently recently due to WIPs and venturing out to other sites in order to create content. Currently, I'm returning to SheWrites.com. While getting reacquainted with the website, I discovered my only blog article I posted back in 2012, when I was 17 or 18. All I can …

I Like My Main Characters Plus-Sized & I’m Not Ashamed of It (Anymore)!

Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash I am so pumped and excited about my newest novel, Syphons. If you haven't checked out the synopsis, you should now! Go ahead, and then come back to this post. Did you check it out? Great! Recently, I was thinking about the fact that my Main Character (MC, going forward) is a plus-sized …

Write What You Know About Romance Even While Single & #ForeverAlone

Photo by Anthony Tran on Unsplash Write what you know. For some odd reason, while working on revisions of my current WIP, Syphons, a sci-fi/new adult novel, I started thinking about the write-what-you-know motto. In my novel, I wanted to create a revamped love story between a plus-size African-American woman who awakens with rare abilities due to her …

Writers Are You Protecting Yourself From This Scary Trend?

Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash I checked my email the day after publishing my latest e-book on Amazon and sharing it through Twitter. I see five new messages through my official business email, I assumed they were readers of my blog.  At first, I yay'd! Then, upon closer inspection, I noticed phrases like:  "read your synopsis and... I …

Writers Get The Spark Back In Your Writing By Doing These Simple Steps

Photo by Dmitry Ratushny on Unsplash You start working on your next writing assignment with a fast approaching deadline. You've had ample time to brainstorm, research, and put everything you have down on paper.  You revise, edit, rinse and repeat. But, as the deadline looms closer. The words stop flowing.  Writing doesn't feel like fun …