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Oftentimes, many people interested in writing ask the usual questions. Why did you become a writer? What should I write? Should I bother to publish? How do I go about getting published? While perusing my Twitter feed, I see these questions often from those who have found themselves in the warm and welcoming Writing …

While checking my author Twitter page (@ro_deidre) one day, I see a tweet from fellow writer (@MagicalOverload) declaring it was her niece’s eighth birthday. “If you could give your 8 year old self any advice…what would you say?” My reply was the following: “Don’t be afraid to make a mistake. You’ll learn more from …

“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 …

I haven’t posted on here in a little over a month. That could suggest one of two things: I’m the laziest writer on the planet, or life happened. While I tend to berate myself privately at times, this time life happened. Although I wasn’t writing out blog posts in their entirety, I was still …