There are some challenges in this writer’s life, but writing isn’t one of them. Writing is exhilarating! Creating characters, worlds, stories fuels my inner fire. Even this little snip of a blog stirs my creative being. Marketing however forces me to go beyond my inherent need for quiet and solitude. One thing I have learned from observation however is that persistence pays. I watched one author use social media over and over again to proclaim how great her books were. I finally took the bait and I wasn’t disappointed. Her persistence paid. Her series is really entertaining and she spoke her success into existence overRead More →

  As February wanes to a close and with it Black History month, I have closed the book on Glory Over Everything by Kathleen Grissom. I had wanted to read the sequel since reading Mrs. Grissom’s novel, The Kitchen House. The book sat on my Kindle for some time and for some reason, I had not been able to dive into it. Fortunately I found a hardbound copy to add to my book collection. Once I opened the book, I read it to its satisfying end and hope Mrs. Grissom will continue to shed light on the era through the stories of Pan, Kitty andRead More →