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

How Many Main Characters Are Too Many? Can I Have 3, 4, 5, or even 6?

Ah, the main characters! They are so fun because they drive the basis of a story. I mean, what is a story without the decisions of someone completely fictional? I feel that the main characters are interesting because we develop their psyche, the things that they do, and how they interact with the world around.… Continue reading How Many Main Characters Are Too Many? Can I Have 3, 4, 5, or even 6?

Book Review/AOTD: For the Love of ATL Books 1-4 by Desiree Granger

Intro Ah! I’ve been itching to do a book review for a while now, but I’ve been binge reading! These novels were an entertaining four-in-one combo that will take you for a ride, I have so many thoughts. Allow me to share them with you! I took the time to create a YouTube video that… Continue reading Book Review/AOTD: For the Love of ATL Books 1-4 by Desiree Granger

To The College Writer: Spend No More Than $300 To Self Start

Recently, I wrote a blog post about the ways that you can spend no more than $300 as an entrepreneur, in general, but while we’re on that same topic, this is specifically to the self-starting college student who wants to know how to be an Indie Author on a tight budget.