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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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#Writing and Other #Arts: Like Being a Janitor; Largely Ignored Until It’s No Longer There

I’ve never understood why so many people put down janitors, hotel housekeepers, or any other cleaning occupation. It’s either that the workers are looked down upon, or the jobs are largely viewed as not that important. Yes, those jobs that … Continue reading

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BLOG POST: DEAR @ABC_Publicity: Please Renew #Nashville For a Fifth Season

Dear ABC Publicity, I may be embarrassing myself or wasting my time by writing this, but I’m not concerned about that. I wanted to take a little time to express some of my feelings on my favorite show on television … Continue reading

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Fellow #Writers: What Are Some “Rules” About #Writing That You Don’t Like?

I don’t have to say that as writers, we’ve realized a very long time ago that this is a job that we have to love to some degree, or we will be absolutely miserable. Writing can be a very lonely … Continue reading

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#Oscars and “Lack” Of Diversity – Here Is What No One Is Talking About

There seems to be a lot of opinions about the Oscars and the perceived lack of diversity. However, here is something no one seems to want to talk about. I will preface this by saying that I am a black … Continue reading

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“So How Do You Have So Much Time To Write?” I MAKE Time, That’s How

People ask me this all the time. I mean all the time. As much as I express how much I love to write, I’m still asked this question as if it really confuses people. When you LOVE to do something, isn’t it a … Continue reading

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Networking As a Writer: I’m NOT a Fan

Actually, let me rephrase that. Networking as anything: I’m NOT a fan. This doesn’t mean that I don’t know how to or that I don’t realize the importance of networking. I just don’t care for it myself. As writers, we’re … Continue reading

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