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Lessons Learned from Writing Poetry On-Demand

I’m on the cusp of conscious unmothering as I move towards an empty nest. I’m grappling with the whole question of what’s next, as I slide into this new phase.  Right now, my ride or die squad consists of me, my couch, Hulu, and Netflix. With the built-in busyness that comes with being a mom…

AT&T Hello Lab Is Looking for Screenwriters to Mentor

The AT&T Hello Lab Mentorship Program is looking for writers from underrepresented communities to grow their audience and distribute their short films on owned platforms such as DirecTV and DirecTV Now. The theme this year is “Growing Pains.” Five Writers will get the opportunity to be mentored by Lena Waithe (The Chi, Master of None).…

MFA Grad Reading at The Last Bookstore

The end is in sight! Six more weeks until my MFA in Creative Writing is complete. Annually at Otis, MFA Writing will host a series of readings. Come check us out at The Last Bookstore on Sunday, April 28, 2019. I’ll be reading along with my wonderful colleagues as we share our work.

Screenwriting Retreat for Women Writers Over 40

Ladies, if you have a screenplay ready to send out, you’ll want to check out The Writers Lab. The Lab is a four-day writers retreat and workshop that gives women screenwriters over the age of 40 the opportunity to work intensively on their feature film scripts with the support of established film professionals. Mentors and Writers…

Dictation vs. Writing

I was recently at an event where an author talked about how she dictated her last three books. She works off an outline. Me. Oh that sounds great, I want to try that. Also Me: I sound illiterate and tend to ramble… I like the idea of dictating. I always have my phone with me…