The first time I saw this tweet by Ahmed Ali I laughed for about ten minutes. It’s hilarious because it’s so fucking true. I do not want to make lemonade anymore. Beyonce did that, beautifully, I don’t want to try and create something that will forever be synonymous with “Lemonade” because Beyonce DID IT! I … More The 2022 #LoveLetterChallenge
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 … More So You Published A Book, Trade or Self-Published, You Should Be Absolutely Proud of Yourself
Okay so I’ve been writing a lot about trauma lately, and that’s been really stressful for me to write about, so today on Tuesday June 13th, I want to do something different, because I’ve recently discovered that I am actually quite bored with trauma. Yeah I said that shit, and I said it because I … More Be Careful What You Wish For: “I Want To Be A Writer When I Grow Up” Hah. Hah. Ha…ha.
I want to step outside of talking about trauma, so I thought I would talk about some of my favorite authors and the writing tropes they use to put their stories together. I don’t often do “book reviews”, and this isn’t really a selection of reviews, so much as it’s a list of authors I … More Books Are My Friends: They Bring Me Love/Pain/Sorrow/Adventure/Freedom They Are My Salvation