What are some of the best books written by black women authors? Here are our 25 favorites. — Read on prowritingaid.com/Views/Pug/
Happy Sunday! Just stopping in really quick to say that if you have not watched Amanda Seales' HBO special "I be knowin", then you need to do it now! Especially if you are a black woman, it's like listening to your autobiography. I've been a fan of Amanda's for awhile and follow her Instagram account … Continue reading TV Recommendation: Amanda Seales Comedy Special
Staring down the first blank page of your novel-to-be can be daunting—but any hesitation stops here. Our A to Z guide of expert tips, inspirational advice and helpful novel writing hints will walk you from Page 1 through The End. — Read on http://www.writersdigest.com/online-editor/writing-fiction-online-editor/novel-writing-a-to-z-writing-fiction
Check out this article "The 9-Minute Novelist" in the "January 2019" issue of WRITER'S DIGEST: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/family-tree-magazine/id738934459?ls=1&mt=8
Writing daily is one of the best ways to improve your work. We'll show you why in this article. — Read on prowritingaid.com/Views/Pug/
“Our lives can change with every breath we take.” This quote from Natalie Portman’s character is one of my favorite movie lines of all time from Where the Heart Is This is how my life has changed in the past two weeks…. For the past six months, I had been on the verge of a … Continue reading Life is a Whirlwind
I want to be a better person and say that everything I watch is thought provoking but that’s just not the case. I often get pissed about the stereotype of black women being loud and ghetto and wish there were better representations of us on TV….and then I go and watch Real Housewives of Atlanta … Continue reading Don’t be ashamed that Trash TV is your stress reliever
A few months back I wrote about finding a balance with all my goals, and I wanted to share how that’s going and what I’m learning.
Broke McAlary says the goal isn’t finding balance, but tilting. She describes the concept more in her books (Destination Simple and Slow) and on her podcast Slow Your Home. Now, I admit, I haven’t read the books, I only heard her on a podcast talk once about this concept, but it’s so so good, I had to share it.
Here’s the idea–don’t try to balance everything in your life. Not everything is going to get equal attention. Instead, if something is more important one day, or one week, or one month than tilt toward that and focus in. You’ll get more done if you give yourself permission to focus your energy on one thing.
Seriously, this concept blew my mind! I’ve…
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Great advice and something I needed to hear
Think about it. What do you have to lose?
The majority of us (Gen X, Y) have spent most of our adult lives working for someone else—building someone else’s brand and often at the cost of our own happiness and financial security.
Imagine what life could have looked like if we’d spent those ten or twenty years honing our craft and investing in our own initiatives. The financial ceiling would have been unlimited. It really would.
The purpose of this post is to bring to your awareness that YOU have what it takes to live life on your own terms. If you choose to, you can earn more money than you’ve ever earned. You can become an influencer or go-to-person as it relates to your niche. If you choose to, you no longer have to punch a timecard for an employer who sees and treats you as a disposable commodity…
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