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I’ve been reading a few blogs about writing and words to avoid.  My husband sent me a blog about the overuse of adverbs in science fiction.  Science fiction does not fit into my personal taste, but I read the blog anyway just to get some insight into adverbs.  The first thing that struck me (the […]

“Discipline … is the one element of those three things [with talent and luck] that you can control, and so that is the one you have to focus on controlling, and you just have to hope and trust in the other two.” Michael Chabon



Here it is January again, and once again I am resolved. A little more than a year ago, I quit my job as a lawyer to live my dream.  Like so many others before me and those in concert with me now, I’d like to become a writer.  My friends are very supportive, and they […]



I’m here today because my friend Matthew told me to. I’m a blogger on blogspot where I write the way too occasional blog Diary of a Fab Black Woman.  I started that blog several years ago as a platform to talk about a host of issues that I am moved to mouth off about from […]