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I Think I’ve Found My Gilead….

I Think I’ve Found My Gilead….

I only have one thing to say. This dude, is totally Gilead from The Last King. What do you think, dear readers?

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More “Emmy” Ideas

More “Emmy” Ideas

Wow. I have been on line recently and found some wonderful pictures of dark-skinned models who put me in the mind of Emmy, the female protagonist for my urban/fantasy novel The Last King (yes, previously I was labeling the book in the fantasy/romance genre but have since been informed that I miscategorized it). Anyway, all of these models are too…

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Is This The “Emmy” My Book Has Been Waiting For?

Is This The “Emmy” My Book Has Been Waiting For?

Okay, for so long, I’ve been saying that Lupita N’Yongo would make the perfect Emmy for my fantasy/romance novel The Last King. I still think she looks the way I imagine Emmy. But internet beauty Yomilewa could give Lupita a run for her money!

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Who Is The Person Most Likely to Read a Book?…a Black Woman

Who Is The Person Most Likely to Read a Book?…a Black Woman

According to Pew Research Center, if you live in an urban area, are college educated, a black woman, and are between the ages of 18-29, then you, my friend, are the most likely person to pick up a book in America.

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Risen: A Movie Review On A Blog Where I Don’t Do Movie Reviews – Ha!

Risen: A Movie Review On A Blog Where I Don’t Do Movie Reviews – Ha!

Normally, I don’t do movie reviews. Mostly because this is a writing site, not a movie site. But I just saw a film yesterday that I was crazy about, and so I wanted to share on briefly. It’s called Risen and, yes, it hit theaters a few month ago, so this is kind of a late review, but I am…

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Adventures In Writing: Update

Adventures In Writing: Update

Well, I am nearing the finish line of The Last King. Having just completed episode #10 (to be published in a few days), I am now hard at work on episode #11. After that, there will be only one more episode to go and book one will be complete. Yay! But then another round of edits must be done. Yes,…

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Writing Update

Writing Update

Well, I got episode #8 of The Last King out of the way (published Amazon) and now I am hard on work on episode #9. Why do I finally feel like I am making progress? Man, two years in the making and it seems like the finish line is finally near! Yes, I’ve got four more episodes of The Last…

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My Morning Jog with Matthew McConaughey

My Morning Jog with Matthew McConaughey

Lately, I’ve been pursuing my desire to master the craft of writing with all the gusto and enthusiasm I can muster up. This includes reading all sorts of books on writing, and even watching online video courses. One course I came across was taught by Michael Hauge called Writing Romantic Comedies and Love Stories.  Since I am well into crafting…

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Hollywood’s Blacks: Servants, Slaves, Ghetto Moms and Thugs

Hollywood’s Blacks: Servants, Slaves, Ghetto Moms and Thugs

It appears a large majority of our awards are presented to blacks when we play roles where we are servants, slaves, ghetto moms, or thugs. The sad part is that many of these actors have been in other movies that have been just as good, yet they went unrecognized when they didn’t “fit the description.

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