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!

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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. https://youtu.be/_1LyMrBkKTY 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!

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Gunslinger Witch Query and Stagecoach Mary Fields

I commented on Twitter about the recent decision of Netflix to cast a young, slim, light-skinned actress as Stagecoach Mary Fields. I first came upon her when researching Black Females in the Old West and from the moment I saw her, I knew I had to write about her. Hence my western fantasy, Gunslinger Witch.… Continue reading Gunslinger Witch Query and Stagecoach Mary Fields

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Mini-Musing 8/27/21

We've all heard it. Genre writers, in various forms or another. "Why don't you write something serious?" "Why don't you write a real book?" "Fantasy (science-fiction, horror, romance...) isn't real writing." Even with all the genre fiction being made into movies and TV out there, you still have people asking these questions. Recently, The Neverending… Continue reading Mini-Musing 8/27/21

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Musing 8/22/21 ~ MORE BLACK FANTASY, PLEASE!

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!