How Writing Can Change Your Life Starting Today

I was seriously depressed. I had moved to LA with my husband to become a movie star, but I couldn’t even get an agent. The sad part was that in New York I had an agent, and was already booking gigs. Now I was thrown into the pile with all the countless other dreamers who ...

Why Jill Scott And Her Writer’s Contest Are So Important

When I read that Jill Scott’s Blues Babe Foundation is teaming up with Hallmark’s Mahogany brand to do a nationwide search for two college-bound students interested in a career in writing, my heart skipped a beat. The lucky winners will both receive a $10,000 scholarship and an all-expense paid trip to Hallmark’s headquarters in Kansas City for a three-day writing ...

GOING POSTAL.

I’m on my way to the post office to send a letter to the IRS. I’ve been trying to send it for weeks and every time I get close, something happens. The ink runs out of my printer, I lose one of the papers; it’s crazy. So finally I get it together and I'm there and ...

A LIBRARY THAT BURNS…REMEMBERING MAYA ANGELOU

I just heard that my favorite library has burned. When I got the news I wanted to cry, "Why this library and not another? This library, though old and frail, had so much more to give. Just recently it was set to be given yet another award for its incredible contribution to the world. I ...