In the spirit of walking in gratitude... I am grateful for the insane amount of creativity and productivity I am manifesting for 2017. I am grateful for this wave that feels more like a tsunami of inspiration I am riding right now. I am creating content! I am filling up new journals. I am asking… Continue reading Announcing the Afrolatina Show Podcast & Vlog!
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!
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
You are invited to join us for a beautiful weekend of writing! We are thrilled to announce that registration is officially OPEN for the 2nd Annual Sankofa Sisterhood Writers Retreat, May 27-30th. This years theme and focus is on NOURISHING THE WRITER! NOURISHING THE SOUL! It is common to hear women say that they feel… Continue reading REGISTRATION IS OPEN for the 2nd Annual Sankofa Sisterhood Writers Retreat: Nourishing the Writer! Nourishing the Soul!
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
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
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
Commit To Your Writing! This year the New York City Latina Writers Group will be celebrating TEN years as an organization and writing community. There is so much I want to say about that, and I will at a later date. I want to formally announce that WENDY ANGULO has been named the NYC Latina… Continue reading Searching for Latina, Latinx, Latin@ Narratives! #dearagent
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 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