POV vs. Perspective Illustration

As a member of the #WritingCommunity on Twitter, there’s always interesting and fun tweets to be read. I especially enjoy the questions that fellow authors and artists ask one another. One of the questions I’ve seen more than once has been about point of view (POV). Is it ok to use more than one …

"The First and Last"

It’s been about two months since my last post. I haven’t been paying attention to promoting myself much. I certainly haven’t been posting as much on my author social media pages because I was taking a birthday break. Then, that break turned into the COVID-19 pandemic that has everyone worldwide as its reluctantly captive …

Currently, I’m experiencing a very interesting situation. As I mature, I’m finding that I get more honest with myself, which in turn, almost forces me to be more honest with others. I’ve always been the type to tell the truth, especially to friends and family. In fact, I’ve had people tell me that I’m …

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” – MLK   Yesterday was the revered day of service known as Martin Luther King Day, which, in this day and age of hashtags, is #MLKDay2020. Growing up in the 80s and Black, all …

“What is hell? I maintain that it is the suffering of being unable to love…” – Fyodor Dostoyevsky One of the questions that I’m asked about Forever and One Day is how it came to be. I’ve mentioned in a previous blog post (Why I Wrote My Book) some of the back story. This …

Welcome into a new year and a new decade! 2020. This is a time where most people are already doing their New Year’s resolutions and when people are the most reflective. It’s a time to consider what happened on the past 10 years and what you would like to happen over the next ten. …

As I mentioned in my previous post, I used writing to express my emotions. Writing, for me, has always been a way to untangle the balls of feelings inside ever since I was a young girl and my mother gave me my first journal. Even when I attended elementary school, my favorite class was …