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#SneekPeek of the Upcoming Release, ALONE (Book 5 of the Butterfly Memoirs)

Available November 3, 2016!!!

Hey guys! In 18 days, the next novel in the Butterfly Memoirs series, ALONE will be available! Recently, I was invited by the A Taste of Romance book club to do an online chat and share the stories of the series. We ended the evening by jumping over to my Facebook page and tuning in to…

Cover Reveal! ALONE (Book 5 of The Butterfly Memoirs)

Available November 3, 2016!!!

It’s been a long time coming, but here it is!!!!!!!   When Derrick’s brother drives the family business into bankruptcy, Derrick is left without a job and only one choice: start over. With a new job waiting in Atlanta, the only other thing he’s looking for is a woman who’s willing to fit his no-strings-attached…

#Butterflies and Transformation…My #NaturalHair Journey and #Writing


For the past three weeks I have been slowly making changes to my natural hair, keeping track of the change on my Instagam and Facebook pages.  It started with a hair cut and ended with a new color. Why? Because sometimes in life, you have to make a change, transform, and emerge as something new…like a…

#Editing is Fundamental…a response to a viewers question on Facebook

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Join me at Barnes & Noble for a Teen Writer’s Workshop!


I will be hosting the B-Creative Teen Writer’s Workshop held at Barnes & Noble located in Morrow, Georgia on Sunday, June 12th starting at 2:00 P.M.! This will be a fun and interactive story development workshop created by Adaptive Studios, a Los Angeles-based publisher that publishes books, graphic novels, and makes movies, television shows, and digital series by taking…

Meet Me at the Library!

Riverdale 4.16.16

I’m excited to announce that I have been invited to the Riverdale Library branch of the Clayton County Library System this month! The first three novels of my series,The Butterfly Memoirs (A Heart Not Easily Broken, Jaded, and Lonely Heart) have been a part of the libraries catalog for the past six months and have…

And then I discovered the go to phrase that drives me crazy….


He/She sighed… (Used as action to show exasperation) Now… (Used to show passion about something) To name a few…. Writers… Have you ever read back over your work and noticed your ‘go to’ or ‘catch’ phrase that is a part of your writing style? Did it sound good at the time, but now, years later…

I LOVE Audio Books!!! Do You?

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As an author who works a full-time job, it’s hard to balance writing my own books and reading the novels from my favorite authors. The even funnier part…I am a Librarian Assistant. Yep, I’m around books alllllllllll day! And yes, it’s heaven! Before I started writing, it was weekly tradition to pack up the kids…

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