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    Tuesday Tbr: Books To Celebrate Black History Month

    Let’s take a step back for a second and get real: I lack some serious diversity in my tbr pile. Most of the authors I read are women, Southeast Asian, or white men. Only one of the authors I have on my tbr shelf is anAfrican-American: Octavia Butler. THIS IS NOT OKAY.  IT’S A WHOLE NEW LEVEL OF UNACCEPTABLE. With February being Black History Month, I decided to ask librarians for diverse book recommendations. They hooked me up with some awesome books that celebrate African-American writers. So, let’s talk about the books I’m reading for Black History Month:

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    A Mind-Blowing Announcement — OMG, We're Over The Moon!

    ♥♥♥ Happy Thursday, Lovely Readers! ♥♥♥ As the weekend rushes to greet us, I cannot help, but freak out. This week I became co-founder of CraftQuest, a YouTube webinar series for writers, with Maria from Crafting Your Novel. We knocked our brains together to create our equivalent version of The View for kickass writers. Our motto? Seriously professional writers gettin’ shit done.   Each month, we’ll be hosting up to 10 writers to discuss the realities of their writing lives, master approaches, and dive into a few open critiques, where we select a couple first pages to review during the live stream. Our goal is to embrace our failures as writers, to…

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