Archive for the 'Black to the Future' Category

Building Your Brand: How To Grow Your Social Media Platform With a Purpose

Friday, March 11th, 2011

Pittsburgh Friends, I hope you’ll join me and Damon Young (The Champ from VerySmartBrothas) for this interactive social media workshop on April 16th. Check out our groovy flyer at the link below for details. (I’ll wait.) Like it? Then sign-up (and get even more details) here: And don’t forget to tell a friend! Space is […]

In which my bonus daughter depicts me as a 20 oz. bottle

Monday, January 31st, 2011

As I blogged recently, my youngest bonus daughter DG picked me over Condoleezza Rice as the subject of her school project.  She had to interview me and write a report.  She also had to create a “Bottle Buddy” replica of me.  I’m loving the results.  Check me out… I am rocking this outfit, am I […]

Condoleezza who?

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

Tell ‘em why you mad, Condi! So my youngest bonus daughter (known here as Daddy’s Girl or DG) has a school assignment where she has to do a project related to a famous person.  Initially, she chose Condoleezza Rice.  TechBooHusband took her to the bookstore to get a book and everything.  But once she got […]

Vote for This Co-Parenting Mama, and YOU Could Win a Co-Parenting Coaching Session!

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Co-parenting is a multi-faceted journey. It involves our relationships with our children, our partnerships (ideally) with the other parent, and it involves our personal growth, introspection, and evolution (again, ideally). The latter is often overlooked or neglected; instead, we throw ourselves into parenting and/or become consumed by our efforts to co-parent. Self-care all too often […]

“Write Your Damned Book Proposal Already!” is now on Facebook!

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

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“Write Your D*mned Book Proposal Already!”

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

Finally!  I have launched (hence the post below) my new webinar, “Write Your D*mned Book Proposal Already!” Here are the deets… In Write Your Damned Book Proposal Already!, you can expect 6 weekly group web teleconference calls covering the key components of a successful non-fiction book proposal. The calls will be led by Deesha Philyaw, […]

Wordless Weekend

Saturday, November 20th, 2010

Black Girls Rock!

Monday, November 8th, 2010

“When you grow up feeling less than special, you sometimes act less than special.” ~ Beverly Bond, Founder of  “Black Girls Rock” Amen and amen.  I can’t control my girls’ futures, but I strive everyday now to let them know that they are special, so they’ll act special AND never settle for anyone treating them […]

NaNoWriMo Check In

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

So I did it…I’m doing it.  I’m doing the damn thing for NaNoWriMo.  <–Click here and check me out!  As of today, I’ve written 5,317 words of my YA novel (which very well may turn into an adult novel, not sure at this point), a little more than than my goal for Day 3 of […]

It’s NaNoWriMo!

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

Now that I’m fully recharged (Thank you, TechBooHusband!), I’m ready for NaNoWriMo! That’s right…I’ve signed up for National Novel Writing Month, and I’m taking the plunge and completing the first draft of my YA novel (based upon my short story “Bomani Jones”) within the next 30 days. Many thanks to my friend Carolyn Edgar for […]