In the self-publishing world, there is a belief that you don't really start making money until your fifth book. I learned that last night from who else but my friend and mentor Latasha Jimerson from Buddy Teacher. I didn't think about writing five books, I am only starting to think about my second book now … Continue reading Okay, So You Wrote A Book…Now What?
I will never stop talking about sex
In my last post I talked about the kinds of sex that I used to like, and in some cases still do. In this post I need to talk about why it's important to talk about sex after you've been abused. This isn't an easy topic for most people, but especially those of us who … Continue reading I will never stop talking about sex
That's my word for this week. I mean let's be honest, I've been sitting around reflecting on my life for the last two years, but it's only today that I realize how important that word is to me. This week I asked publicly on Twitter, "What advice would you give to someone whose afraid to … Continue reading Reflecting
I’m not letting this shit go.
I was gang raped in the year of 2016. You know this if you've been reading this blog as long as I've been writing it. It wasn't the first time I was gang raped, but it was most certainly the last. Every night I go to bed terrified someone is going to kick my door … Continue reading I’m not letting this shit go.
I lost my fictional voice again because My Prime Minister is a not so closeted Racist
This post is dedicated to @WordsBySC who sent this beautiful tweet as I was writing this post. And @pinklady_ktown who taught me how to find a new version of my dance/voice/song. For months now I've been struggling to tell the story of Siddha Lee Saint James, the fictional character that I made myself into as a child. … Continue reading I lost my fictional voice again because My Prime Minister is a not so closeted Racist