This is really cool! Source: Infographic: How to stay productive when you’re tired
Went to MidSouthCon yesterday for the writing panels and to meet some of the Sci-Fi writers. It was my first time going to a Science Fiction convention, so I was a bit unprepared for the cosplayers commitment to their characters. But boy was it fun! The panelists provided a wealth of information on the businessContinue reading “MidSouthCon 2017”
I went to the opening of Fiber| A Tribute to Black Femininity at the Orange Mound Gallery last night. It was a fantastic event and a great opportunity to see familiar faces again. It has been a while since I have done anything truly social–excluding the dating auction and we are definitely excluding the datingContinue reading “The Gollum Life – I”
Good writing is about the work, not the writer.
A friend of mine posted the following on Facebook: “Grab the nearest book. Flip to page 117. The second sentence. This is your life in 2017.” The first book I grabbed was Shrunk & White’s Elements of Style, which is only 85 pages, so I looked to the right and pulled Dorothea Brande’s Becoming a Writer fromContinue reading “2017 by the Book”
I get out of my car and open the truck to retrieve the first draft I want to review while at the doctor’s office. As I close it, a sister in a blue shirt and jeans walking down the street flags me down. “Hey” she said, as I take my headphones out of my ears.Continue reading “Thanks Sista”
Dear Memphis, Please accept my deepest and sincerest apology for the discomfort and inconvenience I will probably cause you by doing the speed limit and only the speed limit on the streets and highways of our fair city moving forward. I got a speeding ticket last night, and I accept responsibility for it. Since moving here,Continue reading “Driving Ms. Eryka”
Prince died Thursday. I thought it was a silly rumor at first, but when the Associated Press confirmed it well, you have to believe it then, right? Aside from the standard tears, shock, and disbelief, I felt like I had swallowed a millstone. I slept most of the day. Something was off. I just couldn’t deal. The next morning, IContinue reading “Prince: The Touchstone”
Hey, Here are some pictures I took over the last few days. I was struck by the complex beauty of rusting objects. Like life, beauty is everywhere; even in the discarded and neglected. Be free. Freeheart
Standing before Eudora’s books, on Eudora’s sleeping porch, in Eudora’s house I saw the truth of my life.