Bloodlines, The Working Document

I recommend you read my story Bloodlines, before reading the rest of this post. The following document is a working document of my process for creating Bloodlines, and it explains the decisions I made while writing it. I'd like it to serve as a way to help you better get into my head as a… Continue reading Bloodlines, The Working Document

Book Review: I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

There are a multitude of black mothers I am indebted but I didn't fully realize it until I read "I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings" by Maya Angelou. There is a lineage of black mothers who bore the scars of racism, injustice and indignity and despite those scars these women stood firm. The mother… Continue reading Book Review: I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

Short Story: We Bleed Together

Jackson lived by himself in a single bedroom apartment where there was more liquor in his refrigerator than food. The building itself was near-condemned. The outer walls surrendered to the damage of the cumulative decades and had mostly crumbled. With no other support, the inner-walls and weakening foundation bore the load. There was no main… Continue reading Short Story: We Bleed Together

Religious Journey of the Rational Man

Writer Austin Wiggins details his journey from questioning religion, to atheism, and eventually to being an agnostic.