May is Mental Health Awareness Month. To me, mental health is just as important as physical health--if not more vital. Sometimes, to those of us affected, they effect each other, but the preconceived notions and underlying stigmas associated with it can easily influenc...

February 27, 2018

    When I begin writing a book, one of the first things I do is create my characters. Usually, depending on what type of story it will be, I randomly choose whatever names that come to me while I'm outlining the chapters. Because I believe fiction is loosely based on...

February 2, 2018

    There's no uniformed process when it comes to writing. Everyone must find their own way and perfect whtever works best for them. How does one keep their ideas organized? Do you use an outline? How do you create and develop characters? These are just a couple of pie...

December 14, 2017

    My love of fiction stems from the satisfaction I receive from the art of shaping and creating a story directly from my imagination. All of my favorite writers share and possess an innate ability to align and weave myriad and exciting characters throughout their sto...

November 16, 2017

    When writing Christian fiction, follow these simple tips:

      ( They can be used when writing general fiction as well )

1. Read the Bible. It goes without saying that in order to write accurately, some study of the Word is required.

2. Purchase a copy...

    In the three and a half months that followed our double date, Jada and Tucker's undying love for each other have them teetering on the brink of matrimony. Their wedding is planned two Saturdays from now. To say that the entire church is excited about their nuptials...

February 26, 2017

    I wandered around Tallahassee for a few days scared out of my mind, looking for work, and hiding in plain sight at the same time. At night, I slept in the shadows at the rail yards. I kept moving while keeping my head on a swivel. Of course, I missed Ma and Pa terr...

December 27, 2016

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December 23, 2016

    Near the conclusion of another spirit-filled communion Sunday at Grace Baptist Church on a beautiful spring day, Reverend Cousins stood, wiped the sweat from his face, smiled then exclaimed,

    " God is good!"

    " All the time! , the congregation re...

December 10, 2016

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