BIPOC, Black Mary, Flame Tree Press, Gunslinger Witch, NanoWriMo, Stagecoach Mary Fields, The Harder They Fall, Tinderbox, WattPad

Mini-Musing 1-1-23. It’s a New Year! 2023!

And my resolution is... HA! I stopped doing resolutions years ago! What I learned in 2022 or 2022 in a nutshell. Yes, I'm an author. Thank you to Flame Tree Press and my fabulous agent, Anne Tibbets of the Donald Maas Literary Agency. Thank you for representing me and accepting Tinderbox and Tarotmancer. Here's to… Continue reading Mini-Musing 1-1-23. It’s a New Year! 2023!

Amazon, anime, BIPOC, books, graphic novel, manga, Marvel Comics, Tinderbox, writing

Musing 12-13-22. How the Comic/Manga Publishers are Missing Out!

A few days ago, I asked about dreams. Well, I made a video, asking about dreams. I asked people to tell me what were their dreams outside of writing and publishing. I said I'd love to see my work as a series, preferably animated but something I forgot to add, although I referenced it… Continue reading Musing 12-13-22. How the Comic/Manga Publishers are Missing Out!

Barnes & Noble, books, Delaware Division of the Arts, publishing, social media, Tinderbox, Twitter, writing

Musing 8/19/22 The B&N Controversy

After seeing many posts on various Twitter feeds but no information, I was curious about the situation with Barnes and Noble. So of course I did one of my favorite things--researched. From what I'm understanding and feel free to correct me if I'm wrong-- Barnes and Noble will no longer be carrying hardcover copies of… Continue reading Musing 8/19/22 The B&N Controversy

Fantasy, fiction, Flame Tree Press, New Age, soundtrack, Tinderbox

Mini-Musing 08/06/22 – The Big Three

AH-HAH! You thought I meant the publishers didn't you? I'm currently working on a project that involves my creating a soundtrack for Tinderbox. I've enjoyed doing so, but while searching for more songs, I recalled certain favorites and I realized I haven't listened to any of them in several years and I'm not sure why.… Continue reading Mini-Musing 08/06/22 – The Big Three

author interview, authors, Ava DuVernay, Barnes & Noble, BIPOC, blog, blogging, books, contemporary fantasy, dystopian, Epic Fantasy, Fantasy, fiction, Flame Tree Press, Heroic Fantasy, N.K. Jemisin, published stories, publishing, science-fiction adventure, short stories, Tinderbox


I believe it's wonderful how there are so many production companies being created with the sole purpose of bringing BIPOC works to TV, movies and streaming services. Most recently, the production company Higher Ground, owned and operated by the fabulous Barack and Michelle Obama, are bringing Blackout to Netflix. Published by Quill Tree Books, an… Continue reading Musing 8/22/21 ~ MORE BLACK FANTASY, PLEASE!