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The Art of being me

Ever been in a situation where you keep asking yourself just who exactly are you? Well that has been me for the past couple...

Where I was supposed to be: How a cancelled Dubai trip turned into a...

Can you believe it?  I was finally was headed to Dubai; I purchased it through a group package from a sorority.  And although, I...

Healing…

How I dealt with my pain-anxiety, and what I'm still working on. The process of healing can be a daunting one, but it's instrumental in...

Egypt Meets New York: History, Art and Culture!

I never really liked museums as I thought they were kind of boring and just packed with history and stories that I could not...

How Journaling Changed My Life

"Journaling has become my hero. My superpower. And my healer." ~ Amani Rakeia. IT'S JUST A BOOK SIS ... WRONG. Journaling is a way for me to...

Shonda Taught Me | Lessons from The Year of Yes TED Talk

Prior to watching Shonda Rhimes's TED Talk, The Year of Yes, I was in a slump. I have lost all sources of inspiration. As...

5 Must Do Things with 48 Hours in Venice

I recently went on a girl’s holiday to Italy which was my first vacation abroad with the girls. The trip was for 5 days...

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Asia E. Marche: Olivia Pope Monologue

Character Bio: Powerful, Smart, Creative, Persuasive, Fixer. Scandal’s very own Olivia Pope schooling Fitz on how to be great on the campaign trail.
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Asia E. Marche: Being Mary Jane Performance

Character Bio Independent, complex, successful educated black woman
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The Top 5 Problems That Actors Have

THE CREATIVE/TECHNICAL SIDE OF ACTING As an actress, there is a process when preparing to film or rehearse a scene. There are many things an...

Writing

Character Description No-No

There is a pancake house in my area that has the brightest sign on the street. Electric blues, yellows and pinks flash across the screen...

Defining Writing Success

Now that I've been active in the pursuit of writing and publishing, I've had some friends approach me about helping them write some significant...

Why writers love National Library Week

When DJ Khaled made the lyrical announcement that he wasn’t really checkin for “No New Friends” I happily sang along in agreeance. Deciding my...

Recap Series: About ‘The Purple Morrow’

The Rise of the Papilion trilogy is completed, but it has taken years to complete each book. So long, in fact, that when I released Wolf’s...

Finding Your Niche: How to Get Readers for Your Work

I've heard this term used before, finding one's niche, when it came to writers marketing themselves. But it wasn't until I recently attended the...

Pros and Cons of Publishing with a Small Press: A Publisher’s...

At one time, I would have never considered querying a small press. To be honest, with everyone either self-publishing or working toward obtaining a publishing...