Love is,

This except is from the start of the Movie Love Actually. It reminds me. Whenever I get gloomy with the state of the world, I think about the arrivals gate at Heathrow Airport. General opinion’s starting to make out that we live in a world of hatred and greed, but I don’t see that. It …read more

Human, is what we are.

I’m so looking forward to the time when we give up Race as a thing in this country. Hard concept to wrap our heads around, cause we’ve been living it for so long, accepting it as truth for so long, but it’s Not. True. And it never was. There are differences in eye color, hair …read more

Works In Progress

Works In Progress OCAAT Book One is done. Yea!! It will be available soon, the next few weeks or so, and guess what. I’m giving it away for free! Yea Me!! OCAAT Book Two will be with you shortly, but in between OCAAT’s One and Two,  is the first story from the Noble Family Adventures, …read more

OCAAT Chapter 1

July 2006 It was too early in the a.m. for his phone to be ringing, but it was, waking him from some serious slumber. Darius reached for it, knocking it off the nightstand in the process and onto the floor. “Fuck,” he said, leaning over his bed, using his hand to search around for it. …read more

OCAAT, Chapter 2

Two weeks later Friday evening found Sydney back in her spot, sitting in the front porch swing, feet up in the chair, legs stretched out in front of her. She was relaxing this evening, had the entire house to herself, alone and free to do whatever she wanted, which for now was watching the cars …read more

Every other Tuesday with Moriah.

Moriah Gill, a friend of a friend’s daughter, asked if I would meet with her  to discuss what I do. She’s a writer, who hasn’t written in a while and wanted to start writing regularly, maybe even publish a book. Sure, no problem of course I would. We met and discussed stories, books, movies, music, and a whole …read more

Do Overs – Nominee for first ever RT Review Source Award

Hi Ruthie, Congratulations! DO OVERS has been selected as one of the nominees for the first ever RT Review Source Award. See https://www.rtbookreviews.com/award/2016/rt-review-source. Please feel free to share the news. The winner will be announced in May at our annual RT Booklovers Convention in Atlanta.  

OCAAT – Book One, Chapter One, Scene 2

  July  It was a lovely day in the neighborhood, Sydney thought, scanning the street in front of her. She sat with her butt planted in the porch swing of her new home, and her bare feet planted on the porch railing in front. No one and nothing-but-boring was her life there, she thought, using …read more

O.C.A.A.T. – Chapter One, Scene 1

Chapter One   It was too early in the a.m. for his phone to be ringing, but it was, waking him from some serious slumber. Darius reached for it, knocking it off the nightstand in the process and onto the floor. “Fuck,” he said, leaning over, using his hand to search around for it. He …read more