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#Writing: Why Writers Are Tired of Hearing, “You Should Write a Book (or) Screenplay About ME!”

Yes, we get it ALL THE TIME. I’ve been a writer in some fashion for about 25 years or so (I’ll be 38 in about a week). If I had to estimate, I would say that I began telling people … Continue reading

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#Death: Why Do We Have To Be There Before Some Choose To Care?

Whenever someone passes away, I can pretty much count on someone saying, “Life is short. Cherish your life and those around you, because tomorrow isn’t promised,” or something to that effect. I’m going to be blunt here. Sometimes I roll … Continue reading

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Here Is Why I Feel Jokey Smurf Can Still Teach Us A Lot About Ourselves Today

“HAHAHAHAHAHA…I GOT A SURPRISE FOR YOU!” *BOOOOOOOOOM* If you’re a fan of the Smurfs, then you know who this cute little prankster is. He is Jokey Smurf. We all know his game. If not, it’s pretty simple. He often gives “surprises” to the other … Continue reading

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#TBT: A Letter To My 16-Year-Old Self

Dear 16-Year-Old Robert, I am writing to you from 2016, a little more than 21 years into the future. To be completely accurate, I know you aren’t exactly 16 just yet, but you will be next month. You’re anxious to turn … Continue reading

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#Postivity: Why I Don’t Mind People Saying I Have a “Sunshine and Rainbows” Mentality

For starters, this phrase is pretty laughable to me. This is a great example of an expression created out of jealousy. The jealousies toward those people like me who choose to live our lives in a positive manner and do … Continue reading

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When “Strangers” Support You More Than People You Know

So, you’re someone who has decided to break the monotony that is everyday life by going for something and making a change in your life. Whether it is looking to achieve a lifelong dream or even something such as wanting … Continue reading

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#Inspiration Can Come From ANYWHERE. Don’t Miss Out When It Shows Up In Your Life

Let’s say that I took you to Baltimore City. Now I take you to some random young black boy and I said to you, “That kid right there. He is going to grow up to be an amazing writer. He … Continue reading

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