The Demand For Black Writers Soars Amid Black Lives Matter Protests

In the wake of the murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd, the spotlight on racism against black people in America is shining bright and media organizations en masse are calling for pitches from black writers and multimedia creatives to discuss the Black Lives Matter movement and all things related to blackness.  On … More The Demand For Black Writers Soars Amid Black Lives Matter Protests

Get To Know Me

When I started writing for QMC two years ago I came in hot in heavy, writing an article about Oral Sex. You would have thought I was some kind of sex expert or big time freak, which I am not…an expert & I’m light on the freak these days. I realized that through my writing … More Get To Know Me

Written In Melanin, A Podcast That Brings Awareness to Black Storytellers

Last month I was honored to be featured on Written in Melanin’s Podcast. Written in Melanin is a company that was created to help bring awareness to black authors and creators.  I wasn’t aware of this illustrious brand until one of my fellow QMC writers Mike Patton made the connection and I’m so grateful that … More Written In Melanin, A Podcast That Brings Awareness to Black Storytellers

Being Called Ugly

A couple days ago I was informed that someone referred to me as “ugly.” I was literally told this via text message and I literally dropped my phone after I read it. Now don’t get me wrong, I have been called ugly before, but this one cut deep. The person who said it is somebody … More Being Called Ugly

Pressing the “Reset” Button on Your Life is Scary as Hell

We all have to hit the metaphorical reset button on our lives at one time or another and I won’t lie to you, it’s terrifying. But, it tends to work itself out. If you don’t believe me, allow me to walk you through my post-college, quarter life crisis phase… After graduating college in 2013, I … More Pressing the “Reset” Button on Your Life is Scary as Hell

Issa Celebration

So yesterday was my review at my full time job. I was SO nervous, because my boss lowkey chewed me out the day before, because I didn’t complete some tasks she wanted me to. But regardless of that I had told myself that if she didn’t offer me the amount of money I felt like … More Issa Celebration