Prompt #1: Outside the Window

In order to get into the writing groove and start practicing for writing fiction, I have decided to spend some time every day writing 500 words on a small prompt.  I will try to make it as close to 500 words for every prompt, poem or otherwise.  Might be fiction, might be narrative nonfiction.  An… Continue reading Prompt #1: Outside the Window

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All the Feels For “Fledgling” (book review)

I was happy to have found one of Octavia Butler's books, Fledgling, while perusing the shelves at The Last Bookstore in downtown L.A.  A book on vampires - and an interesting, almost ecological take on them at that - and one in which the protagonist is a black woman? Bet.  Started that shit almost immediately. The book… Continue reading All the Feels For “Fledgling” (book review)