Publishing The Novel

Publishing The Novel

The process I took while publishing my first novel, Smoke Gets In Your Eyes, is detailed here as well as some helpful tips for writers and authors.

Blazing Words: My Debut Novel

Blazing Words: My Debut Novel

The announcement of my debut novel.

Blazing Words: We Carried It With Us

My poem, We Carried It With Us, is featured on the Blazing Words Series. This poem reflects on the African influence that was carried across the ocean so many generations ago and permeates all aspects of black culture.

Blazing Words: Abuelito

Blazing Words features my poem, Abuelito, dedicated to my paternal grandfather who was from Puerto Rico.

Blazing Words: Music

The Blazing Words series returns with one of my favorite poems, Music.

I wrote this poem back in college.  I shared it with my creative writing class a few years later and all my classmates seemed to enjoy it.  It combines my feelings about music and the role it plays in our lives.  It is still one of my favorite poems.

A Writer's Solitude: James Baldwin

A Writer's Solitude: James Baldwin

Reflecting on the words and works of the legendary James Baldwin.