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Rewriting The Presentation of Women of Color in Women’s Literature

She is often treated in 19th Century literature as a product of sin or a whore to be saved or dismissed, but the story of the mulatto woman is much grander than this. In my newest novel, The Secret Life … Continue reading

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The Edutainment Value of Writing Historical Fiction

Happy New Year! Yes, I know I am almost 30 days late, but it’s better late than never, right? Well, I have started off 2014 with a lovely bang. Towards the end of 2013, I published my first historical fiction … Continue reading

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Write a novel in 30 days? Are you nuts? What NaNoWriMo Taught Me about Being a Writer

Writing off the top of my head is one of the hardest things for me to do. You see, I’ve been trained to always have an outline before writing; that’s what I teach my students because, well, I’m an English … Continue reading

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Interview with Romance Blogger, Delaney Diamond Happy to share with you an interview with romance blogger, Delaney Diamond, for my work on Murder on Second Street and other projects. Please stop by and take a look. Although MOSS is an … Continue reading

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Interview with The Grey Wolf Blog Excited to share with you an interview with the blog for Grey Wolf out of England. I share my inspiration for writing sci-fi drama, literature in general and, of course, Murder on Second Street, … Continue reading

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Three Tips for Creating Authentic Dialogue

Writers are voyeurs – or rather, they should be. We are somehow intimately connected to the visual aesthetics of the world, meaning we tend to notice more than “regular folks.” We see story ideas almost everywhere. But this ability does … Continue reading

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Why Write Historical Fiction: Releasing My Novel, Murder on Second Street

On August 1, 2013, I re-released my historical fiction novel, Murder on Second Street: The Jackson Ward Murders, to much hoopla. It was the second edition of the novel having first published it in 2010 after completing it for the … Continue reading

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