SELF CARE is SELF LOVE!

  I woke up thinking about you today. You were present during my meditation, prayers and yoga. I can hear you. I can see your tears. I feel you. You are not alone, yet this work requires you to go there alone. I have read your emails, see your light shining through your writing, I… Continue reading SELF CARE is SELF LOVE!

The breakdown to the breakthrough!

The month of October has blessed me with so much. 15 years ago I lost everything and kept my commitment to become a writer and never looked back, ten years ago it was the birth of the NYCLWG and the Daughters of the Revolution, 8 years ago I was traveling with Afrolatinos Tele to work… Continue reading The breakdown to the breakthrough!

REGISTRATION IS OPEN for the 2nd Annual Sankofa Sisterhood Writers Retreat: Nourishing the Writer! Nourishing the Soul!

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!

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 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

Day 81: The Character Driven Story Day #dearagent #wewrite

Day 9 of Agent Search: Dear Agent, You want a story that is character driven. You want a journey that is memorable. You want to read something that not only can you sell, but will put you on the map. It's rare to find a story that will leave people raving about the amazing characters that have been… Continue reading Day 81: The Character Driven Story Day #dearagent #wewrite

SANKOFA SISTERHOOD WRITERS RETREAT – Update

This morning I am thinking about YOU! I am thinking about WOC, writers, women, artists who may not take their art, their craft, their calling seriously. Women who for whatever reason don't make the time for their art. Women who don't value themselves enough to pay for something that would be so beneficial for them!… Continue reading SANKOFA SISTERHOOD WRITERS RETREAT – Update

Stories that Need to be Heard~ An interview by HowlRound

I am honored to have been asked to join a wonderful conversation between playwrights in HowlRound on creating spaces where women of color can be supported! EXCERPT: "Karen Evans’ comment in the interview, “I don’t think I’m going to be part of this party, ever,” made me think of talented authors such as Julia Alvarez… Continue reading Stories that Need to be Heard~ An interview by HowlRound