Nobody READS Anymore

Man stepping on debris Photo by Quinten de Graaf on Unsplash Every time I hear the phrase in the title of this post. My blood boils. Usually, a well-meaning family member reminds me of the fact that "Nobody Reads Anymore". Those kinds of statements, even if a smidge true, are so obtuse that I hate myself for believing …

Treat Yourself With Urban Fantasy & Sci-Fi Freebies All Month Long!

Did You Already Get Your Free Copies of Stolen By The Ash & A Preview of Syphons Did you ever sign-up for a email newsletter just to get a free book, and then weeks and months go by and you never actually read it? If you're that person, then please stop reading. I'm really looking …

Need A FREE Fast Paced Sci-Fi Novel During Your Vacation Time? Look No Further

Free Preview of Syphons! Ready for a long weekend away from work and school? Good, then why not take a break with a great read? Syphons is a fast-paced sci-fi with a 5-star rating plus reviews of on both Goodreads & Amazon. Now's your chance to grab a free preview of the novel, no strings …

Why Did A Black Chick Write A Sci-fi About A Black Woman Fighting Parasitic Aliens?

Photo by Autumn Goodman on Unsplash This article isn't meant to bash anyone's skin color. Really, it's just an answer to a problem I've had since the early 2000s. As a teen, I started reading adult fiction, works by Stephen King, Annette Curtis Klause, Douglas Adams, Patricia Briggs, and the author that changed my life was Gini Koch. …

Indie Authors Thoughts Before & After Self-Publishing Their 1st Novel (Infographic)

I just self-published my novel Syphons. And, I feel like I have a better grasp of what it takes to be an indie-author. I will admit that the process had me equally tired and excited to create more works. Hopefully, this funny infographic will explain my feelings about self-publishing. Fellow indie authors did you feel …

Syphons Spring Book Giveaway *Winners*

Hello, Syphons, my debut novel was released today on Amazon as an e-book and paperback!! Here are the winners of the Syphons Gift Card Giveaway: And, here is the grand prized winner of the Starbucks Gift Card. This giveaway is closed. Thank you everyone for participating!! I appreciate it!

Reflecting at The SunLit Literary Festival in Florida: A Lesson in Owning The Fact You Are an Author

Sunshine beamed across the tall windows of the public library as I made my way towards the Sunlit Literary Festival that Saturday afternoon. Hope in my heart, and a little pep in my step. I walked briskly past the man who asked me if I wanted to sign up to vote regarding assault rifles. I …