Abuse, addiction, advice, Women, writing, Written while Stoned

So You Published A Book, Trade or Self-Published, You Should Be Absolutely Proud of Yourself

Tomorrow is the one year anniversary of me publishing Uncomfortable - A Series of Unedited Essays by the Loud Mouth Brown Girl, and you know what? I can't fucking believe that I am still alive. I wrote that book because I was afraid that I was going to be murdered before I got the chance… Continue reading So You Published A Book, Trade or Self-Published, You Should Be Absolutely Proud of Yourself

Abuse, addiction, American Politics, Art, Black History Month, Dreams & Nightmares, featured, Written while Stoned

Today’s Blog Post is On Medium

I wrote a Blog post today, and my goal is to write 1 a day because any more than that and I just start speaking gibberish, and then nothing worthy comes out. So todays blog post is on Medium, its called "I would Sleep" and its my response to the question "What would you do… Continue reading Today’s Blog Post is On Medium

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I Want To Be A Writer When I Grow Up: Advice For Those About To Write

If you want to be a writer, start fucking writing something. Stephen King says that if you don't read books you can't be a good writer, and to a certain extent I believe that, but I also believe at a certain point it's time to stop reading books, and it's time to start writing them.… Continue reading I Want To Be A Writer When I Grow Up: Advice For Those About To Write

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What Do You Do In The Middle Of The Night…When The Memories Are Too Much?

I woke up at three thirty in the morning, and while I tried genuinely to go back to sleep, I also realized that tonight was just not going to be a night when I got a good nights sleep. Probably because earlier yesterday I did an interview about my life, and I had to share… Continue reading What Do You Do In The Middle Of The Night…When The Memories Are Too Much?