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I’ve been working as a freelance writer since late 2017. One of the biggest problems that I’ve faced throughout my career is having a healthy work/life balance as a freelancer. Transitioning from having a “boss” for 16 years (public school & college) to being your own boss was awkward for me. It’s a hard realization …
I’ve decided I’m quitting writing my novel, Project BAN. It almost feels like I’m letting go of a long-term friendship/relationship. I’ve shared my reasoning below to possibly help other writers who may be struggling to let go of writing projects that aren’t serving them anymore. 1. The Premise is 10+ Years Old     The idea …
It’s SZA SZN BA-BY! Recently, SZA dropped a brand new solo track “Hit Different” featuring Ty Dolla Sign. Of course, my nostalgia-obsessed self had to take a stroll down memory lane and remind herself of her incredible catalog. My favorite SZA songs and features are down below. Let’s listen to dope music together. 1. Child’s …

Gaming

When a great video game has a memorable soundtrack, the music sticks with you like none other. As a life-long gamer, I have fallen in love with many video game soundtracks over the years. Below are three 2000s video game soundtracks I consider the best: 1. Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life Released in 2004, Harvest …
I, along with millions of other oblivious wannabe singers out there, have fascinated at one point about being the American Idol. As a child, I was obsessed. But, even as I grew, I still watched the show religiously until its 12th season in 2013. There’s something so mesmerizing about witnessing the good, the bad, and …
My obsession with video games began when I was an afro-puffed, Limited Too-obsessed child. During those early years, I played some of the best games I’ve ever played in my entire life. Those key experiences are some of the many reasons why I ended up becoming a lifelong gamer.  Today, we’re going to take a …

Pop Culture

It’s SZA SZN BA-BY! Recently, SZA dropped a brand new solo track “Hit Different” featuring Ty Dolla Sign. Of course, my nostalgia-obsessed self had to take a stroll down memory lane and remind herself of her incredible catalog. My favorite SZA songs and features are down below. Let’s listen to dope music together. 1. Child’s …
Recently, I have become more intentional about the content I consume. I only have time and energy for content that makes me feel good. For example, I’ve been listening to a lot of podcasts and tons of jazz music. As I consume new content, I’ve been letting go of others. For example, I’ve been listening …
Bleaker House, written by Nell Stevens, is about a writer who wins a fellowship to research and write a book anywhere in the world, all-expenses-paid. She chooses to spend her fellowship in one of the most desolate parts of the world: Bleaker Island, a snowy penguin-filled island off the coast of Argentina. As a writer …

Lifestyle

I’ve been working as a freelance writer since late 2017. One of the biggest problems that I’ve faced throughout my career is having a healthy work/life balance as a freelancer. Transitioning from having a “boss” for 16 years (public school & college) to being your own boss was awkward for me. It’s a hard realization …
I’ve decided I’m quitting writing my novel, Project BAN. It almost feels like I’m letting go of a long-term friendship/relationship. I’ve shared my reasoning below to possibly help other writers who may be struggling to let go of writing projects that aren’t serving them anymore. 1. The Premise is 10+ Years Old     The idea …
I can’t believe it’s almost September y’all! I hope you are all doing well and staying safe as we transition into fall. In today’s post, I want to revisit my goals for August as well as introduce y’all to my September writing goals. Rereading and Outlining Project BAN [DONE] Rereading Project BAN was a humbling …