Afrolatinos Screening at the HBO Latino Film Festival!

For nine years Renzo Devia, @afrolatinotv, and I have waited for this moment--Afrolatinos La Historia Que Nunca Nos Contaron will screen at the HBO Latino Film Festival. We are finally getting this story closer to where it has always been destined to be. Our vision and intention for Afrolatinos has been and is to ensure… Continue reading Afrolatinos Screening at the HBO Latino Film Festival!

Film Screening Afrolatinos LA/NYC

We are writing to cordially invite you to two very special events during Black History Month. Afrolatinos An Untaught History will be screening in Los Angeles and at the United Nations in New York City.  We are proud to announce that Afrolatinos has been selected to participate in the Pan African Film Festival this upcoming… Continue reading Film Screening Afrolatinos LA/NYC

Day 120 ~ Feel All Of It! #dearagent

Dear Agent; Feel everything. Give it all away. Put everything you have into your story. Go there… really go there! Remember what it felt like to scrape your knee at five years old? When we believed it was the end of the world. We convinced ourselves that there is no greater pain than the alcohol or… Continue reading Day 120 ~ Feel All Of It! #dearagent

Day 107: Writing/Riding Tsunamis #dearagent #wewrite

Dear Agent, It is rare when I remember a dream. And this dream in particular is one I can’t get out of my mind. Its nighttime. Pitch black! I am at a house on the beach. I see things laid on the sand. Not sure if it's dead animals washed up. The water seems so… Continue reading Day 107: Writing/Riding Tsunamis #dearagent #wewrite

Day 106: Stay In The Moment! #dearagent #wewrite

Dear Agent; We are tempted to move on to the next thing. We tend to want to move away from the harder topics we're writing quickly. There will be moments that make us so uncomfortable we avoid going beneath the surface and sitting in the crap. There are moments when a subject will disturb us in… Continue reading Day 106: Stay In The Moment! #dearagent #wewrite

Day 93: After Rejection! #dearagent #wewrite

Day 20 agent search Dear Agent; Rejection hurts. They say, "it comes with the territory," "that for every NO a yes is on its way," and that "when one door closes another one opens." People are filled with advice on how we should deal with rejection when it happens to us. Sometimes we just want to feel how much… Continue reading Day 93: After Rejection! #dearagent #wewrite

Day 92: Bad Writing Day! #dearagent #wewrite

Day 19 agent search Dear Agent; TODAY WAS A BAD WRITING DAY!  TODAY WAS A BAD WRITING DAY! TODAY WAS A BAD WRITING DAY! TODAY WAS A BAD WRITING DAY! I HAVE NOTHING TO WRITE! I HAVE NOTHING TO WRITE! I HAVE NOTHING TO WRITE! I HAVE NOTHING TO WRITE! Writing goals for today — to… Continue reading Day 92: Bad Writing Day! #dearagent #wewrite

Day 91: The Reverent Writer! #dearagent #wewrite

Day 18 of Agent Search Dear Agent; I AM THE REVERENT WRITER! Writing has always been part of my spiritual process. Writing is part of my rituals, my healing, and my creativity. Writing has always been about discovery and openness. I write with great care because the subjects are ones I care deeply for. Writing is… Continue reading Day 91: The Reverent Writer! #dearagent #wewrite

Day 90 : READ The Guidelines! #dearagent #wewrite

Day 17 of Agent Search: Dear Agent;   READ THE GUIDELINES! PROTOCOLS ARE IN PLACE FOR A REASON! As a writer who works hard to see her work published in the world, I have a new found respect for the validity of those words and those who read MY WORK. Read the guidelines. When the… Continue reading Day 90 : READ The Guidelines! #dearagent #wewrite

Day 89: Don’t Stop Writing! #dearagent #wewrite

Day 16 of Agent Search: Dear Agent; Some writing days really suck! Some days you just want to quit! Some days the character's piss you off. The world pisses you off. Life pisses you off. Sometimes writing just pisses you off. I don't know one writer who says, "everyday I wake up loving my writing… Continue reading Day 89: Don’t Stop Writing! #dearagent #wewrite