Great African-American Books of 2014

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Compiling this list of 2014 books by or about Black Americans which I read cover-to-cover, or keep on my “To Read” mantle, is how I have officially begun my holidays; there is just something about putting hands deep into books (with covers and pages) that makes everything all right. Continue reading

Spirit of Writing Week 9: Useful Gifts For Writers (and Free Tips too…)

There is something in the nature of the loner personality both ill-fated and magically destined to imagine for a living which creates a kleptomania for life overall, the evidence of which are astounding collections of curiosities and mementos and souvenirs and of course BOOKS. And, it is actually okay for you to add to it with the right gifts…End 2014 writing, not planning to write again in 2015. The Spirit of Writing: 12 Weeks of Practice. Continue reading