Lately, I've been feeling a little more ... fertile than I did last year. Last year was a year of upheaval in many ways, including a move from Washington DC to Philadelphia, and from one career to another. Lots of change; and none of which seemed conducive to writing regularly, or particularly well. But I… Continue reading #30Days30Stories Compilation Released!
About the book: Lia Hill isn't a model. But she's pretending to be. Just for a few days, and just because she stands a earn a ridiculous amount of money. The thing is, her mind-numbingly boring job as a receptionist at a modeling agency while she tries to sell her art isn't exactly paying the bills… Continue reading Paid Companion is LIVE!
On March 25th, I’m going to be in Collegeville, PA (about an hour NW of Philadelphia) with Tia Kelly, Jacinta Howard and Lily Java for a book signing, readings by the authors and panel discussion, moderated by Ashley Coleman, author of 'Love on Purpose'. Our discussion theme is a juicy one: “Romance, Realism & Portrayal of… Continue reading Women who Misbehave
Washington, DC, Sunday, 4:47p.m. Nicki had chosen well. Kevin watched Lia Hill out of the corner of his eye as she settled into her seat and arranged her legs demurely to one side as she strapped in. They were going to leave late, because Blake and Nicki were late, as usual. The plan had been… Continue reading SAMPLE SUNDAY: ‘Paid Companion’
Holding her phone between her shoulder and the side of her head, Zora stuffed her black one-piece swimsuit and a brown viscose skirt into her hobo along with an orange scarf and a long-sleeved beige t-shirt. “You talk to Rashad since you’ve been home?” the voice on the other end of the line asked. “Nope.… Continue reading SAMPLE SUNDAY: ‘Young, Rich & Black’
From 'Young, Rich and Black': “Human relationships are complicated,” Rashad said. “You can’t rig that shit. It just happens the way it happens.” Zora said nothing, keeping her hands folded on her lap, listening to him talk. Usually, she loved listening to Shad talk. He had such agency of expression, such complete command of his… Continue reading ** EXCLUSIVE SAMPLE **
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