Posts on books I’ve written or recommend.
This is the third year I am doing the GoodReads Book Challenge. My goal is 100 books. Can be a bit tricky when I am also writing but we will see how I do. This is the 2nd book I’m reading for the year, the first was Gabriel Union’s We’re Gonna Need More Wine. Summary […]Read More
We connected ironically because we have the same first name, a few mutual friends and our Caribbean heritage. But what I love about Nerissa Street is her practical take on life and her determination to teach others to Be Your Own Answer. This reminded me of my Be Your Own Hero mantra. Neri (that’s my […]Read More
The first review has been logged on both amazon and goodreads for In Plain Sight. It was given a 4/5 by author and publisher Carol Mitchell. She also mentions one of my favorite characters in the book, Declan. Yes, he’s trouble and totally deserves his own book. Here’s her review called Fun, emotional, suspenseful read with […]Read More
I discovered about 10 years ago that country music is the perfect soundtrack to write to. Yes there are times when I want total silence, at other times I need some music in the background. Don’t ask me why country does the trick but I won’t stop the flow to figure out the reason. It […]Read More
As so much of today’s conversations center on how women can ask for more in business, part of the need is how to negotiate your way to contracts that work for you as well as the other party. We all need to negotiate in our professional and personal lives – whether it’s devising agreements with […]Read More
What’s the dream? To be a best selling author? To turn your books into a movie franchise? What’s the dream that is stirring the desire to write? I have found if my motivation is for anything other than my own pleasure it is often difficult to sustain the discipline of writing. I write for me […]Read More
A colleague recently expressed concern that she did not feel worthy to write the book she had inside of her. I was somewhat surprised to hear her say this and at the same time I wasn’t. I knew the feeling well. I am very familiar with that conversation. It comes out sounding like a favorite […]Read More