Dear You, Who Harbor Hatred and Ignorance

Dear You, You, who hold hate in your heart. You, who wear ignorance like a shield. You, who hasten to shallow judgments. And you, to whom color is a threat instead of a gift. This is my love letter to you. The day before our 2016 Presidential Election, with a country so divided, I thought…Read more Dear You, Who Harbor Hatred and Ignorance

How to Change Your Reality and Find Happiness Through Perception

Happy Halloween, friends! On the beloved holiday when we all dress up in costumes and wear masks, I thought it might be a nice moment to ground the fun in some serious reflection. Analyzing our realities is probably scarier than a haunted hayride anyway. So read on—if you dare. Ha, just kidding, it’s not that…Read more How to Change Your Reality and Find Happiness Through Perception

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Being a Vessel of Light in a World of Too Much Darkness

Are you afraid of the dark? Probably not since you were a kid, right? What were you afraid of then? The Boogie Man? Monsters under the bed or in the closet? For me, it was Freddie Krueger and my porcelain dolls—those perpetually transfixed eyes are so creepy. I had a breakthrough this weekend (having nothing…Read more Being a Vessel of Light in a World of Too Much Darkness

Am I Writing Enough?

I was talking with a friend of mine the other day. She told me she'd recently read my blog post on successful versus unsuccessful people and it got her thinking… Her particular struggle, which I came to realize is also a struggle of my own, is the question: How much is enough? How do you…Read more Am I Writing Enough?

Writing My First Feature Length Script

Alright...I’m going to sound very green here. So, I recently finished writing my first feature length film script, Trees of Peace. Woohooo for me!! I was a writer of prose first, but my crazy, obsessive love for movies was bound to lead to a crossover at some point. My first attempt at screenwriting was a…Read more Writing My First Feature Length Script

This Book Reviewer Can’t Spell for Motherf***ing S**t!

Have you ever had your book reviewed, only to find that the reviewer is in greater need of an editor than your original rough draft? Here he/she is going on about character development and plot, or wasting half the space with a summary of your story. But his/her text is a minefield of typos that…Read more This Book Reviewer Can’t Spell for Motherf***ing S**t!