SAMPLE SUNDAY: From 'Young, Rich & Black: An Afterwards Novella' “Didn’t I just see you last night?” Phone up against his ear, Deuce watched from the other side of the barbershop as his father got the finishing touches on his shave. His own haircut had been done for a little while, and when he got… Continue reading ‘Young, Rich & Black’: An Afterwards Novella
It's almost 2017! Can you believe it? It's been an incredibly challenging year for me in so many ways. Creatively, I was definitely it was a bit of a nadir while I worked on life stuff. But I feel something more positive around the corner, so I thought I'd drop little hints in this, my… Continue reading #HolidayShorts Holdin’ it Down
“Will you think about it?” “Yes, I said I would.” Karen heard the strain in her voice. Fearing that she had also been too loud, she glanced worriedly toward the stairs. She didn’t want to wake the kids. The last thing she needed was to have one of them come wandering out and with… Continue reading Letting Go #HolidayShorts
Three-and-a-half hours. That was how long it would take to drive from State College to Short Hills, New Jersey. Deuce could endure almost anything for three-and-a-half hours. Even the company of the one girl on campus he least wanted to see.
FROM 'THE COME UP': When she was gone, Jamal exhaled a deep sigh and leaned back in his seat. No one could ever accuse him of lacking self-control where women were concerned, ever again. The good news was, she seemed not to recall much of the evening beyond the fact that she had too much… Continue reading SAMPLE SUNDAY: From ‘The Come Up’ — AVAILABLE NOW!
From 'The Come Up': “Don’t you want to know what happened?” she asked. “Nope.” “Really?” Jamal saw out of the corner of his eye that she had turned in her seat to look at him. “Really.” “How come?” Pulling out of traffic and onto a side-street, he hit the button above his visor that opened… Continue reading SAMPLE SUNDAY: From ‘ The Come Up’ — COMING MARCH 14.
From 'The Come Up': Oh god, she was going to die. She was going to just D.I.E. No one could throw up as much as she had and not just keel over and drift into the sweet hereafter. Her stomach felt like it had been literally turned inside out like an old gym sock,… Continue reading SAMPLE SUNDAY: From ‘The Come Up’