Day 82: A Writers Goals & Sacrifices #dearagent #wewrite

I read the most beautiful article today sent to me by my beloved partner. (See image below) She sees how hard I work and the daily goals I set for myself. There is much I want to achieve. Thank you my love for seeing the achievement of my goals with me! "Note to self from Octavia Butler,… Continue reading Day 82: A Writers Goals & Sacrifices #dearagent #wewrite

Day 79: Writers Need A Plan! #dearagent #wewrite

Day 7 of Agent Search: Dear Agent, I believe I have found my NEW favorite pen. It writes like the ocean breeze barely grazing my face, with my eyes closed. It's AMAZING! The words seem to flow beautifully. They just slide on the page. Its the new UNI AIR ROLLERBALL. The package reads, "AIR Bold Ink--WRITES AT… Continue reading Day 79: Writers Need A Plan! #dearagent #wewrite

Day 78: #DearAgent… On Getting Noticed! #wewrite

Day 6 of Agent Search: Dear Agent, I would be lying if I said, "I just want to write for the sake of writing, that "its not about getting noticed!" That's such bullshit! I write because for far too long I felt powerless. There was a time I was invisible even in my 6' ft.… Continue reading Day 78: #DearAgent… On Getting Noticed! #wewrite

#DearAgent ~ FREE livestream reading

Day 4 For too Long women writers have gone unnoticed. Writers who are women of color have not received the recognition and accolades we deserve. There are incredible writers and stories that have yet to be published. We are inviting literary agents, publishers, and magazine editors to join our international reading. We are inviting writers… Continue reading #DearAgent ~ FREE livestream reading

TONIGHT FREE WRTERS WORKSHOP – Via Conference call (email for dial in information) #WFW #writers

No one can teach us how to write!    Writing for me is like breathing...    This is why I write… Writing my memoir was about completing something significant for my daughter and gifting myself my very first published work at age 40. Writing scripts for the documentary Afrolatinos: The Untaught Story was about re-claiming… Continue reading TONIGHT FREE WRTERS WORKSHOP – Via Conference call (email for dial in information) #WFW #writers

#DearAgent ~ Day 3: Writing is Not Taught!

   As writers we are constantly becoming.  Everything that surrounds us informs who we are. We writers often talk about "writers block" as this thing that keeps us from coming to the page.  I feel that what blocks us is that we are consumed. There are so many things that keep us from coming to… Continue reading #DearAgent ~ Day 3: Writing is Not Taught!

Dear Agent ~ Day 1

#DearAgent, You will receive hundreds, maybe even thousands of solicited and unsolicited requests in the history of your career. You will receive mountains of manuscripts and screenplays that perhaps you may never read. I could go the traditional route of sending you all countless letters that I may or may not get a response to.… Continue reading Dear Agent ~ Day 1