What would you do if you knew fear weren’t a factor?
I have a little secret: I don’t believe in writer’s block. Whenever I tell people this, they always look at me like I’m crazy because for many writers, it seems to be a natural part of life. Not for me. You may ask why not, and my answer is simple. My daughter needs to eat. […]
One of the best things about the holidays is being able to catch up on reading. If it’s Christmas books, that’s just extra whipped cream on the sweet potato pie. Here are a few stories by African-American authors to keep you reading all season long. Plus, in honor of the holiday season, Magic City Momma is […]
The Thanksgiving holidays are a week away. There’s plenty to do in the Magic City to celebrate this weekend.
If you want to help someone who is mourning, especially during the holidays, Steve Sweatt, clinical director of Community Grief Support, offers several tips:
Erynn Mangum loves women and words. From her popular Maya Davis series to her Lauren Holbrook series, Mangum has a way of featuring real women in relatable situations.
Although many people look forward to the holidays, there are those who view this time of year with dread because they are mourning the losses of loved ones.
It was a Wednesday morning when I got the call my daddy had died.
I wasted a lot of time when I first started writing trying to make the first draft for a still-unpublished manuscript perfect. It wasn’t until I had written a few manuscripts that I learned a very valuable lesson: The first draft is not supposed to be perfect when you finish.
Prolific author Jacquelin Thomas has a passion for writing and for helping aspiring authors launch their writing careers. Thomas burst onto the literary scene in 1997 with her novel Hidden Blessings, and since that time has published more than 50 books, including her latest, Jezebel’s Daughter, which was released in June.