After my 2016 health scare, this project went on unintentional hiatus… but I never stopped thinking about it. I used this year’s 2020 NaNoWriMo to kick myself into completing the first draft so I could get to the fun stuff: editing! If you want to follow my progress, I’ll continue updates on my NaNoWriMo page. … More The Matriarch Book 4 — In Progress
No matter who wins when the final count is presented, a number of things have become very clear. There are too many folks who prefer a deadly pandemic over affordable health care. There are too many folks who accept a nepotistic dictatorship over democracy. Too many folks are okay with persecuting immigrants in a country … More Divided States of America
Good morning, America. So: what happened yesterday with the #ElectionResults2018? You’re going to hear “there was no blue wave.” You’re going to hear election results “vindicate” the bullying, partisanship, and nationalist hate you’ve experienced for almost two years. Here’s the truth: all the peacock strutting in the world can’t get back what the current GOP … More Smile! Today is Better Than Yesterday. #ElectionResults2018?
“Take your power seriously. Keep each other safe. Be indomitable.” Above is the ten-word signature line used by a character I write for, a young woman who was put into an impossible predicament and tasked to claw her way out, eventually turning her situation fully to her advantage. She was inspired by many women I’ve … More Take Your Power Seriously. Keep Each Other Safe. Be Indomitable.