DAY 5,678 OF THE ROAD TO PUBLICATION: Time to Give Up?

So for what feels like the 170’th time, I’m revising manuscript #2. It’s still on query with a few agents but I’m honestly not expecting anything positive to come from those. It sucks. Major ass. But a story can always be made better. After recieving a query critique, I decided that I needed to start […]

NO SLEEP + Writing IS a Job

It’s 7am. The sun is just starting to rise. I’ve been wide tf awake since 5am, and tossing and turning before that. I haven’t had a full night’s sleep since I left my apartment and GOD I MISS IT. What keeps me awake are unnecessary trivial things being done around the house at the crack […]

Twitter Pitching Party Results

Happy #pitmad day, everybody! And the big question: how did I fair in today’s twitter pitch party? I didn’t participate. I know, I know, but let me explain. Yesterday, I had all three of my tweets ready to go for #pitmad (if you dk what pitmad is, it’s basically an event where you pitch your […]

GET READY FOR IT + Cover Reveal

It’s HERE!!!!! FIYAH Lit Mag Issue 6: Big Mama Nature Cover+Table of Contents I’m so excited for the new issue of FIYAH Literary Magazine to drop on April 1st! My short story “Furious Girls” is in it! Black girls. Rage. Fire. It’s going down and you’ll get to read all about it when you purchase […]

Signed a Contract + Twitter is Evil

First things first, no, I didn’t sign a contract with an agent. My queries are still sitting in slush piles somewhere. But I did sign a contract for a short story forthcoming in Fiyah Lit Magazine’s 6th issue. I found out a few days ago that my piece had been accepted. I was very excited. […]