Her Office: Act 1 Scene 4

Scene 4 FADE IN: LORRAINE IS IN THE OFFICE CLEANING HER DESK As Lorraine shreds paper LORRAINE I wish I had friends, this is annoying. I’m tired of working. Lorraine empties the trash can, returns to desk. As Lorraine wipes off her desktop LORRAINE All of these people are annoying. I just want to work… Continue reading Her Office: Act 1 Scene 4

The Top Five Things Everyone Ought To Know About Being a Writer

I hate when I’m in conversation with people and they ask about what I want to do with my life, well… to be honest, I just want to write. I’m sure that many writers can relate to this because it’s what we were called to do. But, there are people that don’t understand that writing… Continue reading The Top Five Things Everyone Ought To Know About Being a Writer

An Explanation of ‘Hurdles’ & The Strong Black Woman Schema

“If I can just publish a poem per day and rely on my writing as a way out I’m sure that I’ll get through this last semester.” –SA Those are the words I whisper to myself as my skinny black body and Afro goes into each classroom trying to fulfill expectations. As I walk around… Continue reading An Explanation of ‘Hurdles’ & The Strong Black Woman Schema