COVID has affected all of us in one way or another, or even in several ways. Twenty twenty has been a challenging year, to say the least. Twenty twenty-one seems to be off to a promising start back to some sort of new normal.Continue reading What Have I Been Up To & Where Are My New Articles?
I wanted to write this article and do an accompanying video, which can be found here, on where I am in my memoir writing journey.Continue reading What’s Going on With Me & My Memoir
Some people are wired to be helpful. They see something that needs to be done and immediately do it. If they know someone has a need or desire, they automatically step in to fill that void. In a potential relationship, even in a budding friendship, this may be a mistake. If you’d like to see me discuss this topic, the video can be found here.Continue reading Don’t Give Yourself Too Soon and Be Honest About Why You Do What You Do
I write articles of various topics for my website, as you may have noticed :-). In between doing articles and YouTube videos, I have several WIPs (Works In Progress) going on. My current primary focus has been finishing a memoir that covers the first quarter of my life.Continue reading The Necessity of Beta Readers
I’ve been behind on posting blog articles, or at least I feel I’ve been. The COVID-19 happenings around the world, the shutdown of stores, the shelter orders (of which my home State of Delaware has one) had my mind spinning and ignited my depression.Continue reading WIP Progress: My First Memoir
I appreciate how far this nation has come since the Civil Rights Movement and the days of Malcolm X and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. However, there still seems to be a long way to go. I had the idea to do this article in the fall, and find it fitting during Black History Month to feel motivated to write it.
Many thoughts swirl around in my head regarding the telling of my life’s story: my memoir.
“We read because if we don’t our eyes will dim. We write because if we don’t our souls will.”
I actually don’t remember my first kiss. When told to write about it my mind went to a darker place and a grimace found its way to my face.
Life, part of it, is about finding a balance between obligations, responsibilities, self-care, time with family/friends/significant others, and self-care days.