I am super excited. Actually I am beyond super excited. I have put a few coins together and purchased an exhibitor booth at the Decatur Book Festival. According to the festival website, it is the largest book festival in the country. The festival dates are September 2 -4, 2016. Go to http://decaturbookfestival.com/ for more information […]Read More The Decatur Book Festival – My first major literary event
The moment you realize you are a writer. When you know that you know you can manipulate twenty-six letters and give life to people, places and things that live inside of your head. I am a writer. I am an author. If you don’t believe me, click here and read samples of my novels “360 […]Read More I am an author.
Making Books a Business: I listened to a minister say several years ago. “If you have to work two jobs, one needs to be for yourself.” I knew nothing about operating a business, so I had to learn everything from scratch. I searched for small business information on the internet and one of several sites […]Read More Making Writing A Business
I have been writing since I can remember. My grandmother returned poetry to me a few years ago written when I was nine or ten. Writing is my passion, but reading is my first love. As a child, I had all the Nancy Drew/Hardy Boys mystery books. I was an avid reader of Judy Blume, […]Read More Writing
The labor was intense; there were many days and nights sitting in front of a computer screen fusing twenty-six letters to scribe on paper people, places, things and emotions that lived inside of your head. The labor lasted for many months and maybe years. You were diligent. You worked hard until you created your literary […]Read More Literary Birth
It is a gathering spot, not particularly fancy, but comfortable. Soft, almost inaudible, African music plays in the background. The aroma of freshly baked sweets, made from all organic ingredients, hover in the air. Fresh ground coffee imported from Caribbean and African countries can be smelled blocks away. Shelves filled with books align two walls […]Read More I Dream of a Bookstore
My newest novel Urban Tango will be available December 20, 2015. Click on cover for more info.Read More Good Reading
Writing is categorized in genres. If someone ask me my writing genre, I would say True Life Fiction. My characters are personalities that live in my mind. No, I am not schizophrenic, but I have a unique imagination. My characters are not real life people, but their situations are very real. If you are an […]Read More Genre