Manuscript

In 2019: More writing, teaching, focusing

We are one month into 2019, and I have been slammed. Is there such thing as good-busy, and ...

In 2019: “Fail again. Fail better.”

“Fail again. Fail better.” Samuel Beckett wrote that. Seth Godin’s advice about failure has also been given to ...

The Making of a Book: Letters to a Young Brown Girl

Hey, so I’ve got this book for which I just recently was offered a book contract, and which ...

Some manuscript editor notes

I write this in the spirit of transparency and honesty, and I write this to help dispel or ...

How a Brown Girl Makes a Book Happen [Part 6]

It takes more than you know you know, more than you think you are capable of. You must ...

How a Brown Girl Makes a Book Happen [Part 5]

It takes so much grit. This is a difficult time to write the kind of poems I want ...