Happy Black Speculative Fiction Month. This month I will post reviews, lists of speculative works and some of my own work. By the way, please support my Go Fund Me as I raise money to get a new laptop and continue building my writing career. Since Halloween and Dia de los Muertos are in a […]Read More StoryCraft: “The Haunting of Sweetness”
Last Friday, I attended Black Rock Coalition‘s State of Grace: A Grace Jones Retrospective and Tamara Renée was one of the musical guests for the night. So, before I give you the review for the show tomorrow, here is her latest video for “The Moon Goddess.”Read More Otherworldly Videos: Tamara Renée’s The Moon Goddess
One of the final events for The Shadows Took Shape exhibition, which recently closed at the Studio Museum of Harlem, featured a conversation between mythologist Li Sumpter of Myth Media:21 Studios, cultural writer and musician Greg Tate and painter and curator Danny Simmons, in which they discussed afrofuturism, the apocalyptic, myth and archetypes. Li Sumpter […]Read More Modern Griots Recap: Li Sumpter, Greg Tate and Danny Simmons on Afrofuturism, Myth and “Image as Prophecy”
A few days ago I witnessed a twitter battle between astrologist Sam F. Reynolds and Science Nerd/Blogger Rai Elise on November 5th (click on view conversation to read her tweets) over the legitimacy of astrology and the conversation highlighted some important and common conflicts between art fields and science/math/technology fields. Reynolds says some key things […]Read More The My-Stery: Why STEM Fields Need an A(rt)…
The Next Big Thing Hop: the traveling blog that asks authors who they consider the NEXT BIG THING, and then has them pass along the questions for those authors to answer in their blogs. Thank you Valjeanne Jeffers for tagging me! Read hers here. Rules are: Answer ten questions about your current Work In Progress […]Read More THE NEXT BEST THING Blog Hop…Hoping to Be
As a writer and entrepreneur, De’ Kridge tells of his inspiring and triumphant story that has led to the formation of his own spiritual mythology and language through his project, “The Power In M!O!R!E!.” Read his story below in my interview with him (Note: read carefully, it may be a lot to take in): 1) […]Read More Modern Griots Interviews: De’ Kridge and The Power In M!O!R!E!
Last week I read Caribbean-American Paule Marshall’s novel, Brown Girl Brownstones, and to put it simply, I was blown away. It definitely on par with The Invisible Man. It is a coming of age story that follows a Bajan (Barbados)- American girl, Selina Boyce, who is finding her own path amidst the destruction of her […]Read More Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth: Myth in Brown Girl Brownstones