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A Novel First Draft

I’ve finished the first draft of my novel. I have written 70,771 words (well, 70,769 if you don’t count “THE END”) over the last three years. 471 more words


2: Gingerbread by Rachel Cohn

GINGERBREAD by Rachel Cohn (Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2002)

GENRE: Realistic fiction

HONORS/LISTS: School Library Journal Best Books (2002)

REVIEW: Reformed party girl Cyd Charisse continues to test the patience of her parents after being kicked out of boarding school.

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The Vital Sacrifice, A Paranormal Romance

Singer Teresa McMillan unwittingly gets lured into the world of a secret fraternal order which could result in dire consequences in The Vital Sacrifice. Available on Kindle and Amazon athttp://amzn.to/1tLq4OC

African American Novels

What am I doing? My Editing Woes

Four days ago I set out on a quest. That quest was to work on my novel every day until it is done (and hopefully one day published). 486 more words


1: Imaginary Girls by Nova Ren Suma

IMAGINARY GIRLS by Nova Ren Suma (Dutton, 2011)

GENRE: Occult Fiction, Horror

HONORS/LISTS: YALSA Outstanding Books for the College Bound: Literature and Language Arts (2014)

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Summer Reading 2014

There is something so decadent about summer reading. For all the years I was a student, summer was the only time I could read whatever… 728 more words



the simpsons’ mansion stood on the farthest end of chestnut drive surrounded by a flower garden on either side of the two storey building. The houses along the drive looked similar with each of them surrounded by trees and flowers of different kinds. 105 more words