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Recalling a Girlhood Idol – Nellie Bly

Before I learned about Lorraine Hansberry, Zora Neale Hurston, and Bessie Coleman I read about Nellie Bly. I was a ten year old black girl living in a pastel colored wooden  shot-gun house on an un-paved street in Panama City, Florida when I read about this adventurous, outspoken, writing woman. Today, Google Doodles honors her […]

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A BookWorks Featured Author

On Tuesday, 04/14/2015, I received a surprise e-mail. This week, BookWorks featured me on their home page, with a link to my profile. This designation is usually reserved for their paid premium members, which I haven’t become yet. BookWorks is an association of self-published authors that provides a basic free membership. This membership gives access to a resources directory, book […]

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Value of a Daily Writing Habit

You may be a blogger, or even a published writer, but have you developed a daily writing practice? And you may have been writing all of your life like me with a spotted publishing history. In my twenties, my book of poetry was published, I was editor of a weekly newspaper, and wrote feature articles […]

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