Black History Month and the Power of Truth

This Black History Month has me in a more ponderous mood than usual. I’ve been thinking a lot about truth and lies, especially the latter and how it’s working in our government today. And so much of this month is about the great big lies we have to uncover...

Thoughts On Community/Collective Censorship

(Yes I understand the difference between community based and government censorship. And while this post was spurred on by another author gaining negative attention, it’s about so much more than one book or one author. It’s about all of us and how we can be...

Of Course You Realize, This Means War

  I was gifted a copy of the book The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles by Steven Pressfield a couple of weeks ago by a good friend (Thanks Eden Connor!), which inspired today’s post.   It’s an amazing book that breaks...

Why I Own the Title of Erotic Author

There was a pervasive theme this week in my timeline, but it’s not the first time the topic has come up.   Porn. Sex. Erotica. Erotica with plot. Romance.   There is a hierarchy here, as clear as crystal, and it says in a sinister whisper that some of these...

Wake Up Call

You ever walk outside on a cold winter day and get hit so hard in the face with a gust of frigid wind, that you feel like your entire bloodline for generations to come is awake? Like nature just slapped the absolute hell out of you and you have no words? Yeah, well...