Earlier this month I gave an update on how I'm doing. However, it is almost August and things have changed drastically. Last month I filmed one episode of season 2 of Reckless Behavior The Series. After not filming anything since season 1 production ended last November, it felt so damn good to be back in… Continue reading F%$@ Corona! Signed, A Frustrated Black Creative
Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash At eighteen I had a plan and at twenty-one I was sure I'd see it through. Then 25 came and I will admit fear kicked in but I still had high hopes of everything being alright. Now, here I am at 30, feeling as if I'm barely surviving; wondering when is the… Continue reading 30 & Barely Thriving
According to Reckless Behavior The Series creator, director, writer and star Michaela P. Shelton, the digital series will officially return in 2021. The series follows Michaela Holloway, a post college black millennial and aspiring writer who navigates through life attempting to find herself and avoid reckless behavior. The series premiered on January 7th, 2020. Since… Continue reading Michaela P. Shelton Officially Announces Season 2 of Reckless Behavior
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… Continue reading Get To Know Me
Growing up that was a term that I heard very often from my mother and my elders. To stay in a child's place or in other words stay out of grown folks' face, no back talk, and do what they say without question. Now that is all fine and dandy and in certain situations I… Continue reading What is a Child’s Place?
Photo by Ava Sol on Unsplash Growing up when it came to my period I hated everything about it. I got extremely bad cramps, would miss school almost every month when it came, I would cry not from the PMS but just the pain of it and I really couldn't stand having to do any physical activity. For… Continue reading Dieting, Exercise & Your Period.
She knew she wasn't supposed to feel this way but she did. Detective Collins was supposed to be working her plan, but instead she was falling for Mr. Nickel. His charm and demeanor along with other things that happened the night she stayed at his place had drawn her in. "I've got to get to… Continue reading Dirty Change: Part 10 – Situation Developing
This year I have made up my mind to be myself openly, authentically, and unapologetically-- all things that are pretty much out of my comfort zone. On my father’s side, I am a woman of color, but I was raised solely by my white mother. I am Brazilian-born, but American-raised. I love creative writing and… Continue reading Discovering My Purpose
I met a girl once who seemed so sad, almost inconsolable. We sat down for coffee because I had nothing to do and the "hurt" woman in me wanted to comfort her and somehow find a way to comfort myself. We talked about life, shared a few laughs and then we got on the topic… Continue reading Love & Eye by Vontress Renae’
Your twenties are the time for making mistakes and learning from them. Your twenties are for growing pains and figuring yourself out. It’s also the time period were being selfish should be encouraged. You aren’t required to give yourself away to the point of non-existence. You are allowed to say no. You are allowed to… Continue reading Being Selfish: The Years Of Those 20 Somethings…