Month: December 2015

30 Dec 2015

The bright side of not being published (yet).

Any writers who are trying to publish books can relate. I’ve written two manuscripts this year and as much as I want to send the first drafts to agents and expedite the publishing process (BIG NO-NO) I know that I need to take time out and edit and polish these manuscripts (particularly my NaNoWriMo novel,…

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28 Dec 2015

Highlight Reel: First and Then by Emma Mills

Two weeks ago, I was having one of those days, that turned into one of those weeks. You know the ones. You wake up on the wrong side of the bed and things start to add up that leave you feeling grumpy and not wanting to leave your bed. Luckily, at the start of this…

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23 Dec 2015

Goal Setting: Lara Casey’s 2016 Powersheets Workbook

It’s that time again, when you evaluate what you want to do differently in the New Year and set resolutions. It can be fun, but it can also be stressful and sometimes not even worth it, because you keep your goals up for maybe the first two weeks of January and then they just fizzle…

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16 Dec 2015

Currently: December 2015

I had a few things I wanted to share with you guys, from what I’m reading now, to what I think about ColourPop lipsticks, and how you can score yourself a free box of snacks. I didn’t want to make separate posts for each of these but I did want to share these things with…

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09 Dec 2015

Why The Wiz is so Important

I love musicals. I have songs from Aladdin and Little Shop of Horrors in my iTunes. I’ve seen The Sound of Music more times than I can count, and although I’m not a great singer, I’ve been in a handful of productions: from Annie to none other than The Wiz. When I sat down with…

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07 Dec 2015

NaNoWriMo 2015: RECAP

If you’ve taken a peek at my sidebar, you may have noticed that I WON NaNoWriMo this year! YAY! For those of you who don’t know, NaNoWriMo is short for National Novel Writing Month. Your goal is to write a 50,000 word novel by December 1st. More on that here. I also vlogged my progress…

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Instagram

  • Wedding reads! The first is from one of my favorite authors ever, @morgamat. I’m so excited that her newest book is wedding themed! The second is my agent-mate, @jasminepics! I’ve heard amazing things about this one! I can’t wait to dig into both. 🤗
  • Friday feels 😏 #jumpingthebrown
  • Swipe left for non-spoilery thoughts on #BlackPanther. In short, it was amazing. Inspiring. Deep. And as someone who has seen almost EVERY Marvel movie, the absolute best! There were so many themes, great costumes, acting and that score!!! Ugh! I’m also so proud to see a fellow South Carolinian (Chadwick Boseman) on the big screen! ✊🏽 #WakandaForever
  • Doing what we love with who we love. 📖🥁#jumpingthebrown
  • Happy Valentine’s Day! 😍❤️Im sharing our engagement photos on my blog today! It was so hard to narrow down my faves! 🤗 #jumpingthebrown #8yearsin
  • Rainy Writing Wednesdays ☔️📝
  • Black Love in #BlackHistoryMonth 💗 a little sneak peek of our engagement photos! Can’t believe we’re less than 100 days away from saying I do! #JumpingTheBrown 👰🏽🤵🏽
  • Entering #blackhistorymonth with The Belles by @brownbookworm! I was told to have sweets on hand while reading this - luckily I have some leftover from wedding cake testing! Just started this and loving it already. 💗 #TheBelles