Imagination

About 2 years ago, I heard of a project that was being started by sci-fi writer, Neal Gaiman. The idea was to have conversations that would inspire sci-fi writers to write less dystopian novels and focus on imagining the kind of World we would like to live in. A book was released, a continuing conversation…

13 turning 30

A few years ago I wrote a story. I love this story, but I’ve turned into those crazy moms you hear about in the horrifying section of the newspaper. You know those titles, Woman releases 24 year old daughter after 20 years in basement. Yep, that’s me! My poor story is locked up on my…

Rewriting

Today I’m doing some rewriting, so I have to bend my head down and concentrate. But wanted to think aloud for a minute. I’m passionate about speculative fiction. I want to know about things I could not have imagined on my own, ways of living that are beyond what it is we do now and…

New Followers!

I’m so psyched that you are here! Welcome to my little corner of the internet. I hope you love your stay here and will often!!

Resentment Overflowing

One overriding thought has been plaguing me this week, I’m resentful and I know exactly who to lay the blame on, the proponents of beauty Olympics. From birth one thing is made absolutely clear, the top currency anyone can have is beauty. It doesn’t matter if you’re a man or a woman, no achievement can…

For whom?

I’ve been thinking about women like myself. Women of African descent. A number of things have occurred to me about our “plight” and I think I have narrowed it down to a few statements. 1- Whatever and wherever we are depicted, we must be the lusty cunning seductress, compelled to reveal our plump breasts for…

Old Inspiration

The art of finding inspiration from something old doesn’t require practice.

Making Connections

Hello there reader! Welcome! How is your day so far? I’m in the midst of a flurry of Chrome tabs, clicking, linking and reading up on all manner of things. One of the things I am keenly aware of is the fact that authors need to make connections. Connections with other authors, connections with book…